Santa Marian Kamalen island-wide Festal Celebration 2017 Schedule of Novena & Masses Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica

Thousands of Catholics gathered to honor Santa Marian Kamalen during the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagatna. The Most Reverend Michael J. Byrnes, the newly-received Coadjutor Archbishop of Agana joined the faithful for his first-ever celebration of this important feast on our island, praying and walking with Guam Catholics during the traditional procession. (Photo by Frankie Casil/

Dec. 1, Fri., 6:00 p.m. Novena followed by Mass & adoration of the Blessed Sacrament; First Friday, youth Mass


  • Agaña, Ordot, Asan
  • Newman Center (UOG/GCC)

Dec. 2, Sat. 6:00 p.m. Novena followed by Mass


  • Santa Rita, Military chapels (Naval Base & AAFB)
  • CDA, CCM, Legion of Mary, military families/reserve units

Dec. 3, Sun., 6:30 p.m. Novena followed by 7:00 p.m. Mass


  • Toto, Maina, Mangilao, Tumon
  • Chuukese community & other communities of -Micronesia

Dec. 4, Mon., 6:00 p.m. Novena followed by Mass


  • Mongmong, Agaña Heights, Tamuning
  • St. Anthony School, AOLG, FDMS, NDHS, Vietnamese Catholic community

Dec. 5, Tue., 6:00 p.m. Novena followed by Mass


  • Dededo, Chalan Pago, Piti, Malojloj, St. Andrew Kim Church
  • Santa Barbara School, Korean Catholic community

Dec. 6, Wed., 6:00 p.m. Novena followed by Mass (in Chamorro)


  • Inarajan, Malesso, Umatac, Agat
  • Mt. Carmel School, Mercy Heights, Maria Artero, Infant of Prague

Dec. 7, Thu., 6:00 p.m. Novena followed by Mass


  • Yigo, Agafa Gumas, Barrigada, Talofofo, Yoña, Sinajaña
  • San Vicente School, Dominican schools of Guam, BBMCS,
  • St. Francis School
  • OFM Cap., secular Franciscans, secular Dominicans

Dec. 8, Fri., Festal Mass

  • 5:45 a.m. Mass in Chamorro
  • 7:30 a.m. Mass in English
  • 9:30 a.m. Mass in English
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Exposition & adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  • 2:00 p.m. Rosary
  • 2:15 p.m. Novena
  • 3:00 p.m. festal Mass followed by procession

*Processional Routes to be closed to traffic at 1:00 p.m.; only parish-chartered buses (with decal) and the elderly/persons with disabilities (with placard) will be allowed to pass through to be dropped off at the Plaza de España or Skinner Plaza side of the Cathedral Basilica