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Advent and Christmas Events at Caldwell

Birth of Christ, Donald Jackson, Copyright 2002, The Saint John’s Bible, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Birth of Christ, Donald Jackson, Copyright 2002, The Saint John’s Bible, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Come and join Caldwell University in celebrating the joy and the hope of the Advent and Christmas seasons.

Friday, December 6 

The annual  Christmas Spectacular! Concert will be held, 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6 in the Student Center Gym. The university’s chorale will perform Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols” with harp. The wind ensemble and honor band will perform an excerpt of Gustave Holst’s “Suite in F”. Seasonal music and the Christmas sing-along will complete the concert. Tickets are $10.  Admission for Caldwell University students is free. 

Sunday, December 8

“Lessons and Carols,” with an Advent scripture meditation inspired by The Saint John’s Bible, will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8 in the Sister Mary Dominic Tweedus Chapel in the Newman Center on campus.  It will feature prayer, music and illuminations from the Bible, which is the first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be created in more than 500 years. It was commissioned by Benedictine Saint John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota and the creative director was Donald Jackson, senior scribe to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Crown Office. Caldwell is hosting a Heritage Edition of the Gospels and Acts.