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The Nativity - Puccio di Simone, c. 1350

The Week of Advent IV at All Saints

December 21, St. Thomas, Ap. M. (see below)
  12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

December 22, Feria
  12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

December 23, Feria
  12:15 p.m. - Low Mass

December 24, Vigil of the Nativity
    3:30 p.m. - Mass
    4:15 p.m. - Outdoor Carol Sing
    5 p.m. - Mass

December 25Nativity of Our Lord
    9 a.m. - Mass
    10:30 a.m. - Mass

December 26St. Stephen, Protomartyr
    5 p.m. - Mass

December 27, St. John, Ap. Ev.
   9 a.m. - Mass & Livestream
  10:30 a.m. & 12 p.m. - Mass

O Antiphons: Devotions & Resources

The O Antiphons are used the last seven days of Advent; each antiphon is a Name of Christ showing forth an attribute of the Messiah Jesus. This year, Fr. McDermott put together a project at Earth & Altar with devotions by APA clergy, recorded chants of the O Antiphons, and poetry by Malcolm Guite. Ken Myers contributed a wonderful introduction and gave access to a MHA interview with Malcom Guite. 

Check it out, here:

Christmas Mass times & pew reservations

The Nativity of Our Lord will be celebrated this week on:

Thursday, December 24 at 3:30 & 5 p.m. (24th is full)
Thursday, December 24, 4:15 p.m. (weather permitting) - Outdoor Carol Sing*
Friday, December 25, at 9 & 10:30 a.m.

*The weather forecast is rain on Thursday. Check your email Thursday morning for updates on the Outdoor Carol Sing!

Parishioners do not need to attend both a Christmas Eve & Day Mass, either one counts as Christmas communion. To sign up for a Christmas Mass, please e-mail the church office. We will try to accommodate everyone's plans, but reservations will be taken on a first-come basis.

Click here to e-mail the office
2021 Ordo Kalendars

2021 Ordo Kalendar

Ordo Kalendars are available for purchase at church! They are $10/each and will be in the Narthex for purchase. If you would like to reserve a copy, please email the church office to do so.

Musica Sacra Virtual Concert

Enjoy the first concert of Musica Sacra Virginia from the comfort of your own home on Monday, December 21st at 7pm EST. You’ll enjoy selections such as “Ave Maris Stella” by Edvard Greig, “In the Bleak Mid-Winter” by Harold Darke, and a variety of Christmas hymns. Once purchased, the link to our prerecorded concert will be accessible for two weeks after it goes live on December 21st. During the concert enjoy some cider from their partner, Albemarle CiderWorks, who is offering a special discount when you purchase your tickets. 

St. Paul - El Greco, 1610

Fr. Glenn's Sermon for Advent IV

The sermon is posted on our website, click here to read it.
Saints Bio: St. Thomas


St. Thomas was one of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles and he is best known for doubting the Resurrection when the others first told him about it. He is also the one who declared Jesus’ divinity when he saw him a week later as he gathered with the other Apostles to celebrate the Holy Communion. “My Lord and my God,” he confessed before our Lord and the others. He is known to have been a strong missionary to Syria and India where he worked miracles and built churches. Egeria, a Gallic woman who made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land between 381-384, wrote several long letters to a circle of women in her homeland. In one letter she described her visit to Edessa where St. Thomas was venerated:

“We arrived at Edessa in the Name of Christ our God, and, on our arrival, we straightway repaired to the church and memorial of Saint Thomas. There, according to custom, prayers were made and the other things that were customary in the holy places were done; we read also some things concerning Saint Thomas himself. The church there is very great, very beautiful and of new construction, well worthy to be the house of God, and as there was much that I desired to see, it was necessary for me to make a three days’ stay there.”

From Edessa, Thomas sailed to India in 52 AD to spread the Gospel among the Jews.

Weekend Pew Reservations

See the Mass schedule below to confirm your time!

  • E-mail the church office if you need to switch Mass times or cancel your reservation. Please do not show up at a service you have not signed up for as pew space is very limited and most services are at capacity.
  • Please email, too, if you will not attend Mass one weekend (due to travel, sickness, etc.).
  • If you have not attended a weekend Mass but would like to attend now, please e-mail the church office:
  • We will continue a livestream at 9 a.m. on Sunday
If you have not read All Saints' guidelines for returning to Mass, please do so before attending a Mass. 
Saturday 5 p.m.
1. Carter
2. Huffman
3. Hughes
4. James
5. Jamison
6. McConnell
7. McDermott, R.
8. Shinozaki
9. Shonka
11. Williams, R.
12. Lee
13. Worsham

Sunday 9 a.m.
1. Barnes
2. Moruza, P.

3. Cann
4. Faircloth
5. Camblos
6. Hubbard
7. Malcolm 
8. Micheletti
9. Page
10. Trent
11. Tyler
12. Southwell
13. Woody
Sunday 10:30 a.m.
1. Fickley 
2. Fields
3. Fitzhugh
4. Gerlach
5. Hart
6. Godbold
7. Markham 
8. Moruza, T.
9. Nesbit
10. Spruill
11. Watson
12. White, K.
13. Williams, K.

Sunday 12 p.m.
1. Barnes 
2. Foradori
3. Haggerty
4. Hujik
5. Johnson
6. Mitchell 
7. Perry
8. McDermott, J.
9. Newcomb
10. Townsend
And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. Acts 2:42

Contact us at:
3889 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
(434) 979-2842

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