A number of churches in the area have revived the practice of Rorate Masses, a traditional Advent devotion wherein a Votive Mass to the Blessed Virgin Mary is offered in candlelight just before dawn.
The Church of the Holy Innocents in New York has had a number of Rorate Masses in Advent. The last is scheduled for this Thursday, December 15, at 6 am.
St. Mary Church, Norwalk, CT, Saturday, December 17 at 6 am.
St.. Mary Church, Greenwich, CT,Saturday, December 17 at 6:30 am.
Our photo was taken last year at the Rorate Mass at St. Mary Church, Greenwich.