Featured Events

Sunday 30 November

Advent Wreath Drop

Time: 8:30 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · kweber@loyno.edu · (504) 865-3167

Location: Peace Quad

Loyola kicks off the season with its annual Advent Wreath Drop, complete with hot chocolate, cookies, music, and a large Advent Wreath descending into the Peace Quad.

Advent begins on Sunday, Nov. 30. This season marks the beginning of the new liturgical year - a time of renewal and preparation for the miracle of Christmas. Loyola kicks off the season with its annual Advent Wreath Drop, complete with hot chocolate, cookies, music, and a large Advent Wreath descending into the Peace Quad.

Tuesday 02 December

First Tuesdays: Spirituality In the City Speaker Series

Time: 12:15 pm to 2 pm

Contact: Dr. Thomas Ryan · tfryan@loyno.edu · (504) 865-2069

Location: Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception, Lenes Hall, 130 Baronne Street, N.O.

William Thiele: Pastor, Parker United Methodist Church, Founding Director, School for Contemplative Living, New Orleans Author of Monks in the World: Seeking God in a Frantic Culture, Presents: "Seeking God in a Frantic World."

A light lunch will be served free of charge at 12:15 p.m. 

Wednesday 03 December

Sneaux: Winter Wonderland

Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

Contact: Courtney Williams · cwilliam@loyno.edu · 504.865.3622

Location: Marquette Horseshoe

Let it sneaux, let it sneaux, let it sneaux! Dreaming of a white Christmas? Dream no more - snow will fall on Loyola University New Orleans’ Marquette Horseshoe. Attendees will also be able to take photographs with Santa and snack on hot chocolate and cookies while listening to Christmas music.


Saturday 06 December

Visual Presentations about the Islenos community of Saint Bernard, LA

Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm

Contact: Eileen J. Doll · edoll@loyno.edu · 865-3845

Location: Multimedia Room 2, Monroe Library

University Honors students spent the fall semester working with and learning about the Islenos of St. Bernard Parish. They will present narrated visuals of their discoveries of this culturally-rich Louisiana community at this free, public event.

Students from the University Honors Program First-Year Seminar class of Dr. Eileen J. Doll will present their Service Learning Projects, narrated visuals:

1. Building techniques and natural environment: Maggie Bowen and Mairéad Cahill
2. Language, writing, and oral tradition: Marisa Clogher, Anna Dobrowolski and Paulina Picciano
3. Music and dance: Caleb Beck, Vince Bello and Brighid Kelley
4. Religious practices and dress: W. Jennings Riley and Angel Scalisi
5. Food: Emma Mazzuca and Victoria Nachman
Sponsored by:
Loyola University First-Year Experience
University Honors Program
Office of Community Engaged Learning, Teaching and Scholarship
The College of Humanities and Natural Sciences
Sociedad Española of New Orleans
Free & Open to the public
Reception following
Sunday 07 December

Christmas at Loyola

Time: 3 pm to 5 pm

Contact: James Shields · tickets@loyno.edu · (504) 861-5888

Location: Holy Name of Jesus Church

The university will ring in the holiday season with its annual Christmas at Loyola concert, a holiday tradition for more than 22 years.

Free and open to the public, the Christmas musical showcase featuring the Loyola Chamber Orchestra, Loyola Chorale and Chamber Singers, and the Loyola Brass Ensemble also includes a Christmas carol audience sing-along.