THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS JOY
St. Mary’s by the Sea Church in Huntington Beach will hold its annual Christmas Concert and dinner party on Sunday, Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. The concert will honor the Immaculate Conception. Dinner will be provided by St. Mary’s by the Sea Ministries.
OUR LADY OF FATIMA
The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, the most traveled statue in the world, will visit St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Los Alamitos Dec.15-17. The procession begins at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15 followed by Mass at 8:30 a.m.
CHRISTMAS LESSONS & CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
A Christmas concert will be held at Christ Cathedral, 13280 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove on Friday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the Diocesan children’s and adult choirs, the Cathedral Schola, the Cathedral Brass Quintet and Percussion as well as English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese choirs from the Cathedral. This event is free and open to the public.
Military Children’s Charity, an Irvine-based group founded by Mater Dei alumnus Isaiah Navarro, is hosting several donation drives. The 12th Annual Stem Toy Drive and the 12th Annual Backpack & School Supply collection drive being held through Dec. 16 on behalf of American Servicemembers’ children. For more information, please visit www.militarychildrenscharity.org.