Christmas at Nativity

Christmas Eve 2021

We are excited to host Christmas Eve Masses on our campus at 20 East Ridgely Road this year. Please select the FAQ items below to see how we are going to make this year the best Christmas ever.

Where is Christmas Eve Mass this year? And at what times?

Nativity will celebrate Christmas Eve Mass on our Ridgely Road campus Friday, December 24 at 4pm and again at 6pm.

Both Masses will also be offered online at, Facebook LIVE, Roku, AppleTV and YouTube.

Will I need to make a reservation for Christmas Eve Mass on campus? Will reservations be available?

Reservations will NOT be offered or needed for Christmas Eve Masses at Nativity. Seating will be offered on a first come first served basis.

How many seats will there be for each Mass?

Nativity will have our main sanctuary and several video venues open on campus which will provide approximately 2,500 seats. No matter where you’re located on our campus, you’ll be able to see, hear and participate fully in the Mass experience.

Will preschool or kids programs be offered on campus Christmas Eve?

Nativity will have our preschool program, All Stars, available for children 6 weeks to 6 years. This program will be a check-in program with onsite registration.

 We will also host our Children’s Liturgy of the Word for Christmas called Jingle Jam which will be available for all elementary school kids.  Jingle Jam will not require onsite  registration.

 Both programs will be offered at 4pm and 6pm.

Will you offer Mass on Christmas Day?

Christmas Day Mass will be held, in person only on our Ridgely Road campus, at 10:45am on December 25.

Why does Nativity want me to text "Christmas" to 410-216-5534?

In order to provide an excellent and hospitable Christmas Eve experience for all, we’d like to know which time you and/or your family will plan to attend Mass on Christmas Eve or if you’ll be watching online.

 More information will be forthcoming in the weeks and months ahead. As additional details are finalized we will communicate updates.

To let us know your plans, text the word “Christmas” to 410-216-5534 and follow the prompts.