National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette Announces “Light of Life” 2011 Christmas Festival of Lights
The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, located at 947 Park St.,on Route 118 in Attleboro, MA, announces the 2011 Christmas Festival of Lights beginning Thanksgiving evening November 24, 2011 to January 1, 2012 with daily Illuminations from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. depicting the new theme, “Light of Life.” Admission and parking are free to the public! But donations are always welcome! Father Pat’s concerts are held Tuesdays thru Sundays, in the Shrine Church. Other visiting guest artist’s concerts are held in the Welcome Center Concert Hall. For more information go to www.lasaletteshrine.org/services/Christmas_schedule.html or call (508) 222-5410. A new feature this year is a special international mailart exhibit, “The Faces of Jesus”, which combines the talents of contemporary artists from 42 countries and 41 of the United States in depicting the face and life of Jesus . Other highlights include: the traditional and popular International Display of Nativity Sets Museum; the Annual Christmas Bazaar with new vendor’s room in the Welcome Center (Fri. – Sun., Nov. 25, 26, 27); daily masses, confessions; lights blessing ceremonies; Bookstore/Giftshop; Bistro/Cafeteria; Trolley & New Hayride Tractor-Pull Tours; Children’s’ Carousel; and the Family/Children’s’ Room featuring Birthday Cards for Jesus and other activities.