SMC Virtual Christmas Festival

While we wish we could celebrate the spirit of the season in person this year, we hope you will find some joy and cheer in our Virtual Christmas Festival, as we gather together virtually across the world. Please enjoy the different activities we have put together on this page with your family and loved ones. Share how you are celebrating this year by tagging the St. Mike’s Alumni account in your Facebook and Instagram posts to be featured on our Social Media.

Arts and Crafts

What would the holiday season be without some fun arts and crafts? Below you will find a few tutorials done by our students with their favorite holiday crafts. Remember to use the hashtag #smcvtalumni or tag our account in your social media posts. We look forward to seeing all of the fun designs you can come up with!

Reindeer Headbands

Join Cat O'Donnell '22 as she shares one of her favorite crafts of making reindeer headbands.

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Paper Lights and Garland

Emma LaRose '22 creates two different types of Christmas garland you can make with only a few materials.

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Christmas Tree Whirligig

Christianna Bostley '25 shares her crafting expertise with this fun Christmas tree whirligig!

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Ways to Celebrate with St. Mike's

Holiday Shopping Guide

Are you looking for something to add that extra special touch this year? We compiled a list of alumni-owned business to help you shop small and local, while also supporting some incredible alumni across the country! Follow the link below for our entire list along with some discount codes for your orders. Start your shopping spree here!


Community Recipes

We asked our faculty and staff to contribute some of their favorite recipes for this time of the year. Whether you are looking for a savory dish, a quick and fun snack, or just a new take of the classic cookie recipe, be sure to check out this list to add a new favorite to your recipe book.

Fr. Mike Cronogue Gingerbread Contest

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Looking for creative ways to enhance the holiday spirit this year? We invite you to participate in the annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest in memory of Fr. Mike Cronogue.  Submit your photos of the completed house to by December 15th for your chance to win some fabulous prizes from the Campus Store.  Our Alumni Board of Directors are excited to be the judges of this competition and will announce the winner on December 17th. Be sure to check our social media as we share these creations and a special unveiling of a Cronogue Hall Gingerbread replica on December 8th.