Christmas Services at the Cathedral 2011

Christmas Eve, Saturday 24 December
5.00pm Family Carols
A short service with traditional Christmas Carols and an acted Christmas Story especially for families, with the Cathedral St Nicholas Children’s Choir
7.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols
A formal service with nine Bible readings interspersed with Carols and anthems, with the Cathedral Choir
11.45pm Midnight Mass
The first Eucharist of Christmas
Celebrant: The Dean of Newcastle
Preacher: The Bishop of Newcastle
Setting: Festive Mass (Matthias)
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
7.00am Eucharist (1662 Book of Common Prayer)
8.30am Orchestral Mass
with the Cathedral Choir and musicians from the Camerata
Celebrant: The Bishop of Newcastle
Preacher: The Dean of Newcastle
Setting: Little Organ Mass (Haydn)
10.30am Eucharist
A said eucharist with Christmas hymns
no evening service