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Wreath on the Chapel

Christmas at the Hall  

Tree Lighting

  • Lit Christmas Tree on the Green in front of President's Hall 5:00 p.m. Mass, Immaculate Conception Chapel
  • 5:30 p.m. Blessing of the Crèche
  • 5:45 p.m. Fifth Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, University Green

Sing along to Christmas carols with our campus choirs, take pictures with the Pirate, enjoy hot chocolate and other special holiday treats. The event will be emceed by Robin Cunningham, Associate Vice President, Freshman Studies and Winston Roberts, Assistant Dean of Students.

There will be a collection both at Mass and at the Tree Lighting of non-perishable items for St. John’s Soup Kitchen and Our Lady of Sorrows food pantry and Catholic Charities. Each person who brings two of the following items will receive a special gift from Seton Hall: canned vegetables; instant mashed potatoes; stuffing; canned soup; pasta sauce; sugar; salt; pasta; peanut butter or other non-perishable item.

In addition, everyone who brings an unwrapped toy for the DOVE Toy Drive will receive a thank you gift. Those who are unable to attend on December 1 can drop off toys and non-perishable items until December 17 in the DOVE Office.

Christmas at the Hall Schedule

Giving Out Toy Tags at Masses
Sunday, November 22, 2015: All Masses

Tree Lighting Ceremony
Tuesday, December 1, 2015: 5:45 p.m.

Alumni Reception at Ricalton's
Wednesday, December 2, 2015: 5:00 p.m.
Ricalton's Village Tavern

SAB Karol-oke
Wednesday, December 2, 2015: 8:30 p.m.
Pirate's Cove

Boland Creche Blessing
Thursday, December 3, 2015: 6 p.m.
Boland Hall

Aquinas Creche Blessing
Thursday, December 3, 2015: 6:30 p.m.
Aquinas Hall

Xavier Creche Blessing
Thursday, December 3, 2015: 7 p.m.
Xavier Hall

SAB Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Friday, December 4, 2015: 9 p.m.

Bounce N Trounce
Friday, December 4, 2015: 12 p.m. - Saturday, December 5, 2015
University Center

Pancake Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, December 6, 2015: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Main Lounge

SAB Jazz Band Christmas Performance
Wednesday, December 9, 2015: 8:30 p.m.
Pirate's Cove

SAB Winter Ball
Thursday, December 10, 2015: 8 p.m.

Lessons & Carols
Friday, December 11, 2015: 5 p.m.

University Employee Christmas Party
Friday, December 11, 2015: 6 p.m.
Main Lounge

Young Alumni Christmas Party
Saturday, December 12, 2015: 6 p.m.
Chancellor's Suite

Flickr 2014 Tree Lighting Ceremony

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