Join Us for 7 Nights of Lights: Dec. 24 (Dec. 19 set up)

Join us for  “Seven Nights of Lights,” a Christmas Eve tradition in DC’s Brookland community. Over 1,000 candles will be blessed and lit outside the historic Franciscan Monastery church on Dec. 24, 1 p.m., and remain lit through New Year’s Eve.Simpson-300x200


Dec. 19, 9 a.m.-noon: Help the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild set up the luminaria – putting them in place and adding labels with the names of individuals for whom the candles are dedicated.

Dec. 24, 1 p.m.: Blessing and lighting of the luminaria (meet near the friary entrance)

Dec. 27, 1 p.m.: Outdoor Rosary for the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis and our loved ones

The Franciscan Monastery is located at 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017 (free parking/Brookland-CUA Metro/H6 bus).

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