Advent and Christmas events to include annual tree lighting

Thursday, November 15, 2012 8:00:00 PM

The holiday season is upon us, and as members of a Franciscan community, we know that this is a time for reflection, prayer, and celebration.

As we prepare our hearts for Christmas, please consider joining your Stritch classmates and colleagues for the following Advent and Christmas events.

Tree Lighting

Sunday, Dec. 2
Mass of the First Sunday of Advent
8 p.m.
St. Francis of Assisi Chapel

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 12, and 19
Advent Evening Prayer and Dinner
4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 6: Commemoration of St. Nicholas
Continental Breakfast
9 -10:30 a.m.
Leadership Commons

Christmas Tree Lighting
4 p.m.
Great Hall

Saturday, Dec. 8
Mass of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
2 p.m.
St. Francis of Assisi Chapel

Sunday, Dec. 9
Blessing and Sending of Student Pilgrims
Mass at 4 p.m.
St. Francis of Assisi Chapel

Choir Concert
2 p.m.
Nancy Kendall Theater
Current Stritch students, faculty, and staff receive free admission with a valid Stritch ID.
Ticket prices: $10/adults and $5 for seniors, alumni, and students

Saturday, Dec. 15: Commencement Day
Baccalaureate Mass
10 a.m.
St. Francis of Assisi Chapel