Enjoy the special tradition that is Christmas Carroll Eve on Saturday, Dec. 14.
LSC Conference Room, D.J. Lombardo Student Center, 6:30 p.m.
This year’s Christmas Carroll Eve concert is starting a new tradition by featuring the varied colors of JCU’s performing arts groups. Enjoy the spirit of the season by listening to everything from your holiday favorites to some contemporary music given a holiday flare! The JCU Schola Cantorum, Sweet Carrollines, Jazz Band, and Dance Ensemble are among the musical groups and student organizations represented. Admission is free!
Home for the Holidays!
LSC Atrium, D.J. Lombardo Student Center, 7:30 p.m.
Bring your friends to enjoy a special version of holiday karaoke! Enjoy refreshments, make holiday ornaments from around the world, decorate cookies, hear a special reading of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss, participate in holiday games featuring the holiday version of “Minute to Win It,” and relax around the fire!
Procession to Mass
From the LSC Atrium to the Church of the Gesu, 8:30 p.m.
Join the candlelit procession from the Atrium to the Church of the Gesu. Candles provided for all participants!
Carroll Christmas Sing
Church of the Gesu, 8:45 p.m.
Join in some good old fashioned Christmas caroling before the traditional Mass.
Christmas Carroll Eve Mass
The Church of the Gesu, 9 p.m.
The traditional Christmas Carroll Eve Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Gesu, across from Rodman Hall on Miramar Boulevard. Music will be provided by the JCU Schola Cantorum, the Chapel Ensemble, and friends under the direction of Cynthia Caporella, Ph.D., director of liturgical music and musical arts.
Late Night Feast
Schott Dining Hall, 10 p.m.
What is Christmas without food and fellowship? End your evening with a delicious feast of holiday goodies. Reminiscent of a good-old-fashioned family Christmas atmosphere, this event will rival even grandma’s recipes! Holiday Bingo will be a special treat! Gain admittance with concert or Mass program or show your JCU ID.