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November 2021 Newsletter


We want to extend our heartfelt gratitude for all your support this past year. Happy Thanksgiving and best wishes for a healthy and joyful holiday! Mary E. Schaffner, Chair & the Cathedral Heritage Foundation Board of Curators
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We are looking forward to hosting the 2021 Cathedral Festival of Lights December 15-19 with another fantastic outdoor light and sound show by Luxmuralis projected on the Cathedral façade. The Beginning will be presented as a free gift to the community, thanks to the support of our many partners and sponsors. If you have not yet donated and would like to join us in presenting this show at no charge, you may make your gift here.  

Thank you to those who have joined us as sponsors to date:

And thank you to our individual donors to date:

Eileen Baumgartner, Cretin-Derham Hall High School, Dr. John and Anne Dowdle, Dr. David and Barbara Dries, Cay Shea Hellervik, Kuhrmeyer Foundation, Robert L. Lee and Mary E. Schaffner, Saint Paul Linoleum and Carpet, Sweet Martha’s Cookies.

Here’s the schedule:

Starry Night & The Beginning and our inaugural Christmas Market
December 15-19, 2021

Immersive indoor presentation: Starry Night

$15 per person, $40 for groups of five or fewer.Tickets on sale now at Eventbrite
Please note that masks will be required inside the Cathedral.

FREE outdoor presentation: The Beginning

View from Cathedral Hill Park & Facebook Livestream.
Walk-up 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15 through Friday, Dec. 17
7-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 18 & 19, 2021.

Cathedral Christmas Market

6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 18
Located in the Cathedral courtyard – entrance off Dayon Avenue.

Special “Drive-In” viewing of The Beginning

SUNDAY ONLY, 6:00-10 p.m.
Registration required $10 to offset traffic management Drive-In Tickets

If you would like to volunteer, review openings and sign up here: 
Cathedral Festival of Lights Merry Band of Volunteers