MOUNT WASHINGTON (FOX19) -- The traditional Advent Lessons and Carols service in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great at The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary Seminary of the West is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8.
The annual pre-Christmas concert has become a tradition for many Cincinnatians. The service centers on the celebration of the patronal feast of Mary’s Immaculate Conception which falls in the midst of the Advent season. The Rev. Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, president and rector of The Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary’s Seminar of the West, will preside.
The program plays to standing-room-only audiences and guests are encouraged to arrive early. Doors open at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Athenaeum is located at 6616 Beechmont Ave., Mount Washington.