Celebrate the Season with LMU

Holiday Greetings from President Timothy Law Snyder and Carol Costello

As we overcome the trials and losses of 2020, let us be reminded that our humanity unites us. May the joy and love of Christmas enliven your dreams for a brighter 2021.

Music composed, arranged, performed, and mixed by President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D.

Enjoy "Twenty Over Twenty" at lmu.edu/snydertunes.

Illustration by Mary Kate McDevitt. Animation by Kyle Jones. Art Direction by Pentagram Austin.

Produced by Marketing, Communications and External Relations, Loyola Marymount University.

ASLMU Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Students standing near the lit up LMU Christmas tree in Regents Terrace with Sacred Heart Chapel in the background
Virtual event

December 11, 5-6 p.m. PST

ASLMU's annual Christmas Tree Lighting is a beloved tradition here at LMU, and while we are unable to host this event in-person as a community, ASLMU is excited to bring some Lion-themed holiday joy to your home. Expect music from LMU choirs, readings, a blessing of the tree, and a visit from the jolliest person on earth! Special guests include President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., Father Marc Reeves, S.J., basketball head coaches Charity Elliott and Stan Johnson, and others.

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More Holiday Events

Choir performing on the stage in Sacred Heart Chapel

All events are virtual and listed in Pacific Standard Time.

Student Interfaith Game Night

Dec. 4, 5 p.m. Students only

LMU Choirs Winter Concert

Dec. 5, 5 p.m.

Center for Ignatian Spirituality Pre-Christmas Program

Dec. 9, 12 p.m. Faculty and staff only

Kwanzaa Celebration

Dec. 10, 6 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff only

Campus Ministry's FUNtastical Christmas!

Dec. 11, 3 p.m. Students only

ASLMU Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Dec. 11, 5 p.m.

Evensong Prayer and Simbang Gabi Celebration

Dec. 13, 3:40 p.m.

Get in the Spirit

Download one of LMU’s festive Zoom backgrounds to share the wonder and merriment of the season.

Christmas Memories

ASLMU’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is a beloved tradition for our Lion family. Relive the magic from our in-person gatherings in past years.

Iggy dressed as Santa in front of the LMU Christmas tree in Regents Terrace

2018 Christmas Tree Lighting

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A large crowd of people celebrating in Regents Terrace with the LMU Christmas tree lit up in the distance

2017 Christmas Tree Lighting

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