Sankta Lucia festival at Cal Lutheran

LIGHT IN THE DARK—Cal Lutheran student Petra Rickertsen delivers a message during the university’s annual Sankta Lucia Festival on Dec. 8 at Samuelson Chapel. Sankta Lucia, whose feast day is Dec. 13, was a Christian martyr who died around A.D. 400.
In Europe, Dec. 13 is celebrated as the Festival of Sankta Lucia, named for a young woman from Sicily who was martyred for her faith around A.D. 400.
“As her name, Lucia, means light, this festival became a celebration of light, par...

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