Mercy Center welcomes public to multi-faith ‘Festival of Lights’ celebration Dec. 2 in Ochre Court

The public is invited to join the Salve Regina University community on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. for “Festival of Lights: A Jubilee of Mercy,” a multi-faith gathering to celebrate peace and justice in the world. Hosted for the 14th year by the university’s Mercy Center for Spiritual Life, the Festival of Lights celebration will be held in the Great Hall of Ochre Court, 100 Ochre Point Ave.

The celebration is free and open to the public.

Highlights will include songs, prayers and dances from multiple faith traditions, as well as the lighting of the Hindu Diwali Diyas, the Jewish Menorah, the Christian Advent Wreath, the Muslim Fanoo and the Marcy Candle.

For more information, call the Mercy Center at 341-2444.