* Monday, Dec. 9 is a government of Guam holiday, so all GovGuam offices will be closed.
* All Catholic schools and GDOE schools are closed.
* All federal offices are open.
* Most banks are open including Bank of Guam.
Dec. 9 Mass schedule
* Festal Masses at the Cathedral-Basilica will be celebrated at 5:45, 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.
* The Holy Rosary starts at 3 p.m. followed by the nobena at 3:30 p.m. The Gospel will be proclaimed at 4 p.m. with the homily delivered by Archbishop Byrnes followed by the procession and veneration of the statue of Santa Marian Kamalen. Hundreds have gathered nightly for Rosary and Masses since the traditional nobena began on the First Sunday of Advent, Dec. 1.