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Mercy Center welcomes public to multi-faith ‘Festival of Lights’ celebration Dec. 3 in Ochre Court

The public is invited to join the Salve Regina University community on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. for a multi-faith gathering to celebrate peace and justice in the world. Hosted for the 13th 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.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Highlights will include the lighting of the Hindu Diwali Diyas, the Jewish Chanukiah, the Christian Advent Wreath and the Muslim Fanoos. Sacred music and movement artists Christopher and Katherine Carbone will lead the dance.

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