Christmas mass

St. Patrick's Old Cathedral

St. Pat’s Unites Many From Around The World

There are many Catholic churches in New York City, but there’s only one St. Patrick’s Cathedral. And at Christmas time, it’s as special time to go there as any to bring together people from all over the world.


Parishioners sit for a Christmas Eve service in Trinity Church December 24, 2010 in New York City. Trinity Church, a 300-year-old Episcopal parish in the heart of lower Manhattan, conducts several Christmas-time services every year. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Christians Head To Church To Celebrate Christmas Mass

Christmas services are taking place all over the region. For Christians, the true meaning Christmas isn’t about the gifts, but for celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.