35th Annual Candlelight Musical and Meditation

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala

The Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala’ Choir presents The 35th Annual Candlelight Presentation of Lessons and Carols at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, and Sunday December 17 – 18, 2011. This years Candlelight presentation, with a theme of Lessons and Carols, will feature traditional and new music set around scripture readings of the season.

The event features the Mission Basilica Choir, accompanied by Organist Howard McCullough, the Classic Brass, Percussion ensembles, soloists, and readers, all directed by Gene Regard. The musical will be performed in the Old Mission Church Building, located at located at 10818 San Diego Mission Road San Diego. A free will offering will be taken, and a reception will follow.

The annual Candlelight is held in the old Mission church facility, California’s first mission and oldest church.  The Mission Choir has traveled Europe and has sung for Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI in 1987 and 2008.

The concert is performed with only candlelight in the church and sanctuary. The candlelight meditation is meant to fill your hearts and minds with the peace and joy of Christmas

The Annual Candlelight is held in the old Mission Church Facility.


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