St. Ambrose University wants to help you celebrate the most peaceful and joyous advent and holiday season ever.
Pick up a booklet of daily advent meditations (Chapel gathering space or near the Rogalski Center post office)
Celebrate daily Mass: Monday/Friday at noon; Tuesday/Thursday at 4:30 p.m; and Wednesday at 9:15pm.
- Dec. 1: Feast of St. Ambrose Mass and McMullen Awards
- Dec. 4: Advent Communal Celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation in Christ the King Chapel (8:30 p.m.) - short service of prayer followed by the opportunity for individual reconciliation
- Dec. 7-8: Children's Musical: Toy Camp - Enter into the world of make-believe!
- Dec. 7: Alumni Children's Christmas Party - Cookie-decorating, holiday crafts, prizes—and Santa
- Dec. 8: Christmas Showcase Concert - Our special tradition is sure to put you in the holiday mood!
- Dec. 10: Student Candlelight Mass in Christ the King Chapel (9 p.m.) - Celebrate the mystery, the joy and the hope Christ's birth has brought to our world.
- Dec. 10: 1950s Alumni Holiday Luncheon at Angelo's (Elmhurst, Ill.)
- Dec. 11: 1960s Alumni Holiday Luncheon at Angelo's (Elmhurst, Ill.)
- Dec. 11: Peoria Alumni Christmas Party at Jonah's Seafood House (East Peoria, Ill.)
- Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Mass in Christ the King Chapel (5 p.m.)
KALA-FM Radio will remain on the air 24/7 throughout the winter break.
Dec. 24, noon, until Wednesday, Dec. 26, 6 a.m.- gospel music for the Christmas holiday
Dec. 31, 6 p.m., until Wednesday, Jan. 1, 6 a.m. - ringing in the new year with gospel music
"Thy cradle here shall glitter bright;
And darkness breathe a newer light.
Where endless faith shall shine serene,
And twilight never intervene."