Local church holds annual advent lessons and carols

MOUNT WASHINGTON, CINCINNATI, Ohio (FOX19) - The Chapel of St. Gregory the Great will be holding their traditional Advent Lessons and Carols at the Athenaeum of Ohio/Mount St. Mary Seminary on December 7th at 7:30 p.m.

The concert and service will be presided over by Reverend Edward P. Smith.

The performance includes chants with hand bells, traditional and new Advent carols for choir and congregation, Marian motets and seven scripture lessons read by members of the Athenaeum's faculty.

The Athenaeum Chorale, directed by Anthony DiCello, Athenaeum music director, is in its 31st season and they will perform.

The audience will be standing-room-only and guests are encouraged to arrive early. Doors open at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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