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Feast of Lights Vigil

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The Vigil marks the beginning of the Feast of Lights celebrations

REDLANDS, Oct. 30, 2013 – This year’s Feast of Lights Vigil, the preamble to the 66th Feast of Lights, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel. The Feast of Lights Vigil is co-sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain and the School of Music.

The Vigil celebration, introduced in 1974, serves as a prelude to the Feast of Lights, a nationally recognized Christmas celebration presented by the University of Redlands’ School of Music. Underscored by choral meditations and acclamations, the Candle Lighting Ceremony proclaims through scripture and ancient text the coming of the Messiah. The Christ candle will illuminate Memorial Chapel until the concluding performance of “Silent Night” at the final Feast of Lights presentation. This single lighted candle serves as a constant reminder of the significance of the events that mark the season.

The 66th Annual Feast of Lights is proud to support the Family Service Association of Redlands with a canned food drive; guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to the performance in support of local families in need.

WHAT: The Feast of Lights Vigil

WHERE: Memorial Chapel, University of Redlands 
             1200 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact the School of Music at 909-748-8700.

 

Upcoming Events 

WHAT: Feast of Lights

WHEN: Dec. 6, 7 and Dec. 9 at 8 p.m.
Dec. 8 at 4 p.m.

WHERE: Memorial Chapel, University of Redlands
             1220 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373

TICKETS:
$25 General Public
$15 for seniors 65 and over
$10 Students with valid ID
$ 5 University of Redlands Students

The ticket office is located in the 1st floor of Hunsaker Center at the University of Redlands. You can reach the ticket office at 909-748-8116. For more information on the Feast of Lights events, visit: www.redlands.edu/FeastofLights

Event Contact
Pamela Martinez
909-748-8732
Pamela_Martinez@redlands.edu


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