Advent Brings Simbang Gabi Celebrations
December 2, 2021
Advent Brings Simbang Gabi Celebrations
Representatives of parishes in the Fox Valley and the Rockford Deanery host traditional Filipino Simbang Gabi Masses for nine days before Christmas Eve. The Masses are open to all. More information is available through the hosting parishes. 
Fox Valley (All start at 7 p.m.)
Dec. 15 Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Rd., McHenry 
Dec. 16 St. Catherine of Siena Church, 845 W. Main St., West Dundee 
Dec. 17 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 1023 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake
Dec. 18 St. Mary Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley
Dec. 19 St. Mary Church, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock 
Dec. 20 SS. Peter and Paul Church, 5N939 Meredith Rd., Virgil
Dec. 21 St. Margaret Mary Church, 111 S. Hubbard St., Algonquin 
Dec. 22 Holy Cross Church, 2300 Main St., Batavia
Dec. 23 St. Thomas More Church, 215 Thomas More Dr., Elgin
Rockford Deanery (All start at 6:30 p.m., with a rosary before at 6 p.m.)
Dec. 15 St. James Church, 402 Church St., Belvidere
Dec. 16 Poor Clare Monastery, 2111 S. Main St., Rockford
Dec. 17 St. James Church, 428 N. 2nd St., Rockford
Dec. 18 Cathedral of St. Peter, 1243 N. Church St., Rockford
Dec. 19 St. Rita, 6254 Valley Knoll Dr.,  Rockford
Dec. 20 Holy Family, 4401 Highcrest Road, Rockford
Dec. 21 St. Bernadette, 2400 Bell Ave., Rockford
Dec. 22 St. Patrick, 2505 School St.,  Rockford
Dec. 23 St. Bridget, 600 Clifford Ave., Loves Park 
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