For Unto Us a Son is Given

Since 2005, Mysteries of Christmas has become a traditional part of the Advent season for Loras College and Dubuque communities.



In keeping with our College’s mission statement, Mysteries of Christmas provides all a joyous occasion to welcome in the Season of Advent as we wait with expectation for the coming of Christ. Music and readings give the audience, musicians and lectors material to ponder the wonder and awe of God’s gift of salvation to us, through his Son Jesus.


From its inception 14 years ago, Mysteries of Christmas has sought to provide the community with a seasonal experience which presents the highest quality of music and literature in a concert format imbued with our Catholic culture.


2019's performance, For Unto Us a Son is Given, is scheduled to be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at Steeple Square, 101 E. 15th Street, Dubuque, Iowa. The joyous 90-minute performance featured vocal and instrumental pieces integrated with prayers and spiritual messages to enter more deeply into the Advent season. Each anthem, motet, instrumental movement and reading invites us to revel in the anticipation of two manners of Christ’s coming: his past incarnation at Christmas, and his future return at the end of time.


Admission offering is $10 per person or $30 for a family four-pack.


Purchase Tickets Here


Steeple Square Parking Map


Friday, December 6, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 p.m
Performance starts at 7:30 p.m.
Steeple Square
101 E. 15th Street
Dubuque, IA 52001


Purchase Tickets Here


Tickets can also be purchased at the door until seating is filled.
The performance is expected to run approximately 90 minutes.
Steeple Square Parking Map PDF

Questions? Contact Us!

Jeremiah Cawley
Asst Professor of Music