Diocesan News

Lessons and Carols in Douglaston


The Cathedral Seminary House of Formation at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston held its 10th annual Evening of Lessons and Carols on Dec. 11, Gaudete Sunday. In front of several hundred family and friends, the more than 50 college-seminarians were joined by the choir from Our Lady of the Snows parish, North Floral Park, and its Handbell Choir in an evening of Scripture readings and seasonal religious hymns. Father George Sears, rector, said the service was five months in the planning and described it as a way for the men to share the joy of Advent with the wider community. (Photo: Mike Rizzo)