St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

CHRISTMAS EVE CHILDREN'S MASS

REHEARSAL:  This will be scheduled the week prior to Christmas Eve for children in grades 1-6 who wish to participate in the Christmas Eve Liturgy.

CHRISTMAS EVE LITURGY:  The Gospel of Luke, telling the story of the first Christmas, is portrayed through reading, music and actions.  The children in grades one through six play the roles of people present when Jesus was born.  Those in grades one to three begin it all as angels carriyng in the light.  Children in grades four to six take the roles of Caesar Augustus, Mary and Joseph, the angels who bring the good news, and then the shepherds.hildren portray the gospel story of Jesus' birth.