CHICAGO (CBS) – Christians around the world are celebrating Christmas Saturday including members of the Catholic church, right here in Chicago.

Cardinal Blase Cupich led a midnight mass, both in-person and online.

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The service was streamed on the internet for people staying at home, because of the pandemic.

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Even still, families were seen entering Holy Name last night for Christmas Eve mass. The church is also holding a Christmas Day mass this morning at 10:30 a.m. A live stream of the mass will be on Holy Name’s website.

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Worshippers also filled Old Saint Mary’s near Michigan Avenue and 16th Street. The pastor there offered a blessing of the nativity. There are two Christmas Day masses set for this Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff