OLLU continues holiday tradition with Las Posadas and Candlelight

The Christmas season officially gets underway this weekend with two longstanding traditions. The 26th Annual Las Posadas celebration is set for Friday and the 78th Annual Candlelight takes place Saturday. Las Posadas reenacts Joseph and Mary’s search for lodging on the eve of the birth of Jesus. The Candlelight celebration includes dinner, an Advent Prayer Service, caroling in the Moye Rotunda and a dance.

  • Las Posadas
    6 p.m.
    The procession will begin at Annunciation Chapel. Following the procession, there will be a celebration and reception in Chapel Auditorium sponsored by Delicious Tamales.
  • Candlelight: Dreaming of a White Christmas
    5:30 p.m. – Dinner  – Chapel Auditorium (tickets on sale in the Cafeteria: $12 for students, $15 for faculty and staff)

    7 p.m. – Advent Prayer Service – Sacred Heart Chapel

    8 p.m. – Christmas Caroling – Moye Rotunda8:45 p.m. – Candlelight Dance – Chapel Auditorium

For more information on Las Posadas, contact Roxanna Chavez at 210-434-6711, ext. 2193 or rchavez@ollusa.edu.

For more information on Candlelight, contact University Programming Council at upc@ollusa.edu.

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