Christmas creche above the arches at St. Thomas

Christmas Season at St. Thomas

The Christmas season at St. Thomas is full of ways to feel inspired and count our blessings. Many of the traditional events return year, some with a virtual twist! And sign up for a daily reflection to make Advent and Christmas a time of quiet inspiration.

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Advent Seasonal Reflections

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Poinsettias

Honor Your Loved Ones

Campus Ministry is offering the opportunity for alumni to purchase chapel poinsettias in honor of loved ones. These poinsettias will be placed in the Chapel of St.Thomas during the Christmas season and for the Christmas Eve Mass. Buy your poinsettias here.

Advent Morning of Recollection

Advent Morning of Recollection

Dec. 11
9-11 a.m.

Faciliated by Fr. Chris Collins SJ '93, attend this virtual event with alumni, parents, friends and neighbors. Use this Zoom link to join us.

Christmas Concert at Orchestra Hall

Christmas Concert at Orchestra Hall

During two concerts Dec. 5, the St. Thomas musicians help guests celebrate the season. You can view the TPT broadcasts of the concert later in the month.
photo of the nativity creche in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas

Dec. 24 at 5 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass

Join us in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas for Christmas Eve Mass on Friday, Dec. 24. Come early to enjoy music before Mass.

As a community of care and in accordance with University of St. Thomas guidelines, masks are required.

Christmas tree lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting

On Nov. 29, Santa Reggie and his wife spread their annual joy at the Christmas tree lightining in the Anderson Student Center Atrium.

alumni christmas luncheon photo from the Intercontinental Hotel in St. Paul

Alumni Christmas Luncheon

This annual tradition continued on Dec. 3 in St. Paul.