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Simbang Gabi: Traditional Filipino Mass and Celebration
December 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This year’s community SIMBANG GABI will be on Saturday, December 23rd, beginning at 7:00 pm with a Mass, followed by a festive celebration featuring Filipino food immediately afterwards in the Community Center. This Filipino tradition focuses on the spiritual preparation for Christmas and the expectant joy of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
7:00 PM Mass
Main Celebrant: Rev. Eurel Manzano
Reception in the Community Center immediately after Mass
Festivities include the following highlights:
- A buffet of Filipino dishes, delicacies & desserts
- Display of colorful “parols”*
- Picture taking with Santa Claus**
- Door prizes and Christmas giveaways
- Dance the night away with DJ Ehgay!
*some for sale
**bring your own camera
Everyone Welcome – Free Admission
Families are invited to bring a dish for sharing
The Holy Trinity Prayer Group & The Samahang Filipino @ St. Theresa
Parol lantern image courtesy of Steve Rhodes, via Flickr