On Tuesday, Nov. 27, St. Ben’s held its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Hot chocolate and cookies were provided outside Clemens library, the St. Ben’s choir sang carols and speakers including President Mary Dana Hinton, Dean of Students Jody Terhaar and Lois Wedl OSB (pictured above) offered words of praise and encouragement to the Bennies and Johnnies gathered outside. The night was illuminated as St. Ben’s Senate president Wendy Iteghete lit the Christmas tree and students held tealight candles.

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FEATURE PHOTO COURTESY OF NATALIE PHILLIPS• [email protected]