Nativity Display Special Events

Sat Dec 9th
Evergreen Chorus – Christmas Carols (2:00pm)

Sun Dec 10th
St. Kateri Music Ministry – Christmas Carols (1:30pm)

Sat Dec 16th
St. Martin de Porres Choir – Christmas Carlos (1:30pm)

Childrens program – Baby Jesus Workshop (2-4pm)

Sun Dec 17th
The Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus – Christmas Program (2:00pm)

 

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The Nativity Display at Mariapolis Luminosa turns 31

The Nativity Display at Mariapolis Luminosa turns 31

On October 8th the annual Nativity Display, which with this edition turns 31, will open at Mariapolis Luminosa.
The display began in 1987 with 50 Nativity Scenes, and was an instant success, as many people from the area visited it: school children, families, teens, young adults and even a Santa.
Since then it has been offered to […]

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A voice for peace after the tragic events at Ohio State University

A voice for peace after the tragic events at Ohio State University

Dr. Butalia, recipient of the 2016 Luminosa Award for Unity, sent us the following statement after the tragic events at Ohio State University, where he works. Thank you Dr. Butalia for your untiring work for peace even in the midst of so much pain.
What happened at The Ohio State University (OSU) today was horrendous. Let […]

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Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia received the 2016 Luminosa Award for Unity for his commitment to peace-building and dialogue

Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia received the 2016 Luminosa Award for Unity for his commitment to peace-building and dialogue

“Unity, dialogue, communion” – these three words describe the heart of the mission of the Focolare, and these three words sum up the commitment  of  Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia, a faculty member at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Therefore, his nomination for the 2016 Luminosa Award, was a perfect match, as several speakers mentioned […]

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Solidarity with the people in Syria

Solidarity with the people in Syria

As every year, the Christmas Dinner at Luminosa was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the spirit of the season. Everybody enjoyed the caroling, the games, the food, and above all the special family atmosphere of Christmas.
This year though, there was an additional reason for rejoicing, the fact that the proceeds from the dinner would have […]

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