Saint Luke Parish will host a "Not So Silent Night" Christmas party and auction on Friday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the 49 North Turkey Hill Road church.

The party will feature live music and food stations with fare from area restaurants, the church said. Both live and silent auctions are planned, along with a raffle to benefit area charities.

Tickets are $35 and may be purchased at the church office or online at

Visitors to the website also can bid on auction items, including trips to the 2015 Indianapolis 500, the 2015 Kentucky Derby and golf in Scotland. Bidding for the online auction closes Dec. 2, the parish said in a news release.

Proceeds from the auctions and raffle will benefit charities in southern Fairfield County, the parish said, including Saint Luke Parish Matthew 25 Fund for Charitable Outreach; Bridgeport Rescue Mission; Caroline House Educational Center for Women & Children; Blessed Sacrament Summer Camp for Inner City Youth; Open Door Soup Kitchen; and Cancer Survivor's Network.