A Xavier Christmas Welcomes Children to Campus
150 elementary school children will be special guests
Xavier University President Michael J. Graham, S.J., and Campus Minister Al Bischoff, S.J., will join the participants at the Sally Watson Tree for a special tree lighting ceremony. The Xavier University Gospel Choir will also perform.
Additionally, on-campus residents are competing in a window decorating contest to help decorate the campus for the visiting children. Target gift cards will be awarded to the students with the first, second and third best decorated windows.
The evening schedule is:
3:30 p.m.: Children from five elementary schools arrive at Cintas Center for pizza and pictures with Santa.
5:30 p.m.: Nativity scene featuring live animals on the green space near Bellarmine Chapel.
6:00 p.m.: Tree lighting ceremony on the residential mall in front of the Gallagher Student Center with Frs. Graham and Bischoff. The Xavier University Gospel Choir will perform.
6:30 p.m.: Elementary school children depart.
Photo is from last year’s Xavier Christmas.
For more information please contact Darcy Maney at 513-745-3754.