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Member Congregation Holiday Events Schedule for 2021

Mariapolis Luminosa, Hyde Park:

- 2021 International Nativity Display at the Chiara Lubich Conference Center, Dec 10-12, 17-23, 26 & 27
CLICK HERE to view the poster.

I would also like to mention that lunch is available for groups of ten or more by reservation only. There are different lunch options available, starting at $15, which includes admission to the Nativity Display. If you would like to plan a meeting here at Luminosa, we will be happy to work with you. Kindly call Magdy at (917) 545-4059 to discuss which option and date is most suitable for you. The lunch will be served in the conference center cafĂ© which is the same building where the exhibit is displayed.  There is Our Lady of the Light Chapel and gift shop on the premises which you may also visit.

- Workshop entitled "Let’s Bring Baby Jesus Back to Christmas" for children ages 4 – 12.  
CLICK HERE to view the poster.

Please do not hesitate to contact Magdy if you have any questions. Christmastime at Luminosa is especially beautiful with over 200 nativity creches from all over the world on display.  There is a little bit of heaven here at Mariapolis Luminosa, so come see for yourself.  I am sure you will not be disappointed. You may also check out the Luminosa website at  www.luminosa.focolare.us

St. Martin de Porres:

-  In-person Ecumenical Advent Prayer Service is once again offer by The Ecumenical Committee on Thursday, December 16, at St. Martin de Porres (118 Cedar Valley Rd, Poughkeepsie), 7-8 pm. The prayer will continue with time for conversation and refreshments in the school cafeteria. The Advent Prayer Service will be live-streamed as well; for those who are not able to attend in person. To attend by Live-stream click the following link to be redirected to Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCMnlav_fZvMAxEB59ZlKDAA

The link for the YouTube channel is attached just share it with anyone who wishes to join the livestream. Once they subscribe to the channel through the link, when we go live they will get a notification.


Vassar Temple

- Hanukkah Candle Lighting Sabbath Service
Friday, December 3, 6 pm, In-person and via Zoom

Join Vassar Temple's family-friendly Hanukkah Sabbath Service led by Rabbi Altman and Cantor Goldmann, with participation by our Temple teens. It will be a hybrid service; in-person and on Zoom. Bring a Hanukkah menorah and candles, or if you’re attending on Zoom, be ready to light a menorah along with us at home. We’ll carry on our tradition of adding hilarious verses to the “I Have a Little Dreidel” song, and holiday To-Go goodies will be distributed to those attending in person.  For Zoom link, please e-mail office@vassartemple.org.  For our health and safely protocols for in-person worship, please visit vassartemple.org .

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