The Nativity of Our Lord (December 25) falls on a Saturday in 2021, which raises questions regarding the vigil Mass for the Feast of the Holy Family, Sunday, December 26, 2021. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has offered this information to aid in decision-making regarding the Feast of the Holy Family Vigil Mass on Saturday, December 25, as well as the Solemnity of Mary on January 1, 2022.

USCCB Calendar Advisory: Christmas 2021 and Solemnity of Mary 2022 (PDF)

As always, please consult your local Diocese for local procedures and guidance for liturgical decisions.

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