A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

by Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a service celebrating the birth of Jesus, which is traditionally followed at Christmas. The story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus is told in nine short Bible readings, interspersed with the singing of carols, anthems, and hymns.