A Friartown Christmas

O little town of Friartown, how thrilled we are to share
A host of treats and holiday events for all no matter where.

Lessons and Carols

Enjoy Providence College’s signature Advent service of Lessons and Carols, held in St. Dominic Chapel on Saturday, December 3.

Rev. James Cuddy, O.P. ’98 on the true meaning of Christmas

Advent Reflections

As Christians prepare for the Nativity of Jesus during Advent, Dominican friars will share weekly homilies reflecting on the Church’s Advent liturgies.

Providence College Christmas Ornament Stencils

Print the Stencils (opens in a new tab)

Fa-la-la-la Friars: Christmas Carols

PC A Cappella

“Cartpool Friaroke”

Christmas 2022

@provcollege 🎶 You will get a sentimental feeling when you hear Voices singing, let’s be jolly Deck the halls with boughs of holly 🎶 #ProvidenceCollege #FYP ♬ original sound – ♡🄻🅈🅁🄸🄲🅂♡
@provcollege It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in #Friartown 🎄🎁 #ProvidenceCollege #FYP ♬ original sound – Mariah Carey
@provcollege First snowfall ❄️☃️🌨️ 🎥: @mcflynn Hope you have a cozy place to study, Friars! #ProvidenceCollege #FYP ♬ sonido original – Esteve
@provcollege “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” —our good friend, Buddy the elf 🎄🎶  #ProvidenceCollege #FYP ♬ original sound – Providence College

Christmas Podcasts

Spectacular, Super Colossal, Friartown
Christmas Lights and Display Show

Christmas Around the World

Learn about Christmas traditions around the world through this project, coordinated by Rev. David Orique, O.P., assistant professor of history and director of the Latin American and Latina/o Studies Program.

Christmas 2021


A batch made in heaven, by Abby Brockway ’24 ⚫️⚪️? ##NationalCookieDay ##ProvidenceCollege ##FYP

♬ original sound – Providence College

Last Christmas, this Christmas, every Christmas: Friartown always has our heart. ⚫️⚪️? ##ProvidenceCollege ##FYP

♬ original sound – Providence College

The Great Room in the Ruane Center for the Humanities really is great. ##ProvidenceCollege ##FYP

♬ original sound – Providence College

Sugar and spice and everything nice — that’s what Friartown is made of. ##ProvidenceCollege ##FYP

♬ It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas – Michael Bublé

It looks a lot like Christmas in Friartown! ⚫️⚪️? ##ProvidenceCollege ##FYP ##ChristmasTree

♬ Winter Wonderland – Michael Bublé

“Cartpool Friaroke”

PC A Cappella

Alumni Christmas Medley