BALTIMORE, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities of Baltimore's 2016 Christmas Festival - an evening of sacred and secular holiday music - will take place in the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Thursday, December 15. The evening will feature performances by the Concert Artists of Baltimore, the Morgan State University Choir and a special guest performance by Baltimore Ravens placekicker Justin Tucker. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161130/444288 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161130/444289LOGO Funds raised from the Christmas Festival each year benefit a program of Catholic Charities of Baltimore; in 2016, the proceeds will support Gallagher Services, a program for adults with intellectual disabilities. The Christmas Festival has been a staple of the holiday season for more than 20 years. "Each year, the Christmas Festival offers an evening of beautiful music during the Christmas season and also helps Catholic Charities raise money to provide care and critical services to our brothers and sisters in need throughout Maryland," said Bill McCarthy, executive director of Catholic Charities. "We are especially thrilled and grateful to have Justin Tucker as guest performer this year, lending both his amazing talent as a singer and his support for the work of Catholic Charities." About Gallagher ServicesGallagher Services provides an array of services, care, training and therapy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more information, please visit cc-md.org/gallagher.