and the Blessing of the Statue of St. Norbert
On December 18, 2016, Evening Prayer will not be celebrated at St. Norbert Abbey, but instead celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay, presided over by the Most Rev. David L. Ricken, DD, JCL.
During this Vespers of the fourth Sunday of Advent, which begins at 4 p.m., there will be a special blessing of a statue of St. Norbert, gifted to the Cathedral by the Norbertine Community of St. Norbert Abbey. The wooden statue was carved by Josef Albl and sons of ALBL Oberammergau, Germany, based on a descriptive design provided by Fr. Stephen Rossey, O. Praem.
Following the Dismissal, all are invited to a light reception in the Bishop Wycislo Center at the Cathedral.
Taizé Prayer is also offered at St. Norbert Abbey that night at 7 p.m.
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