Parishioners Attend First In-Person Christmas Eve Services Since 2019 – CBS New York


NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — People gathered Friday throughout the Tri-State Area for Christmas Eve mass. The beloved tradition was in-person after going virtual last year because of COVID-19.

Despite the Omicron variant raging in the community, the midnight mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral is going as planned, CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon reported.

READ MORE: Gov. Hochul Loosens Quarantine Guidelines For Essential Workers As New York Reports 44,000 New COVID Cases

Parishioners gathered outside St. Patrick’s to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

“He came to save us all from our sins and give us freedom,” said Amy Storrie.

The spirit of Christmas was alive at a church in Bayside, Queens.

Christmas for the Stein family always starts with mass.

“It’s nice to have gifts and family around, but the whole point of Christmas is for the spirit of Christmas. It’s Jesus’s birthday,” said…

Read more…


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here