Celebrating a Century of Nativity
2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of Nativity Parish. Over the course of the year, we will be Celebrating a Century of Nativity and developing plans for our next century! We’ve already hosted several centennial related activities including the February Centennial Mass and Brunch; several “100 Acts of Kindness” provided by Nativity students; an Ohio Arts Council Artist in Residence program that concluded with a Centennial themed play, “100 Years is a Mighty Long Way”; and the June Centennial Celebration! Be sure to save the dates below for the remaining special events!
A Year of Celebrations
On Saturday, June 3rd, more than 220 Nativity parishioners, school parents, alumni and friends gathered for the evening to celebrate 100 years of Nativity! The Courtyard and St. Sebastian Hall were beautifully decorated. Men’s Club Homebrewers came prepared with...read more
Nativity 6th grade students, long-time parishioners and artists from Mad River Theater Works commemorate Nativity’s history with a play
During the week of April 24th through the 28th, Nativity 6th grade students worked with artists from Mad River Theater Works to write a short play and songs based on snippets of stories told by alumni and long-time parishioners Angela Davis, Tom Glenn, Mary Anne...read more
During the month of February, Nativity kindergarten teachers Katie Hungler and Annalia Valle assisted their students in making 100 valentines for a local nursing home. The valentines were delivered to residents of St. Margaret Hall on February 13. The residents were...read more
Nativity marked its 100th year with a Centennial Mass on February 26 with Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr serving as presider and Father Paul DeLuca concelebrating. Also participating in the Mass were priests who were formerly assigned at Nativity or were sons of the...read more
Celebrations to Come
Still to come in 2017 is the release of the Nativity History book and the events listed below. Be sure to save the dates and register to join the Nativity community in the special celebrations that we have planned.
Nativity Alumni Mass Celebrating 100 Years of Nativity with Bishop Joseph Binzer as Presider, followed by Wine & Cheese Reception
Saturday, September 16, 2017 – 4:30 to 7:30 pm
Nativity alumni and their guests are invited to join fellow alumni on Saturday, September 16 beginning at 4:30 pm with a special Mass celebrating 100 years of Nativity in the church. Bishop Joseph Binzer will preside at the Mass with Father Paul DeLuca concelebrating. The Mass will be followed by a reception in the school featuring wine, cheese and light hors d’oeuvres. At the reception, Bishop Binzer will speak briefly about the important role that Catholic education has played in the rich history of Nativity. Tours of the school will be available. For more information, contact Julie Abraham, Development Coordinator at email@example.com. To register go to https://tinyurl.com/yaok5dbc
Centennial Circus – Sunday, November 5, 2017 – Noon to 2 pm
All-family fun in St. Sebastian Hall and the courtyard. Free face painting, photo booth, games, cotton candy, popcorn and hot dogs. Entertainment provided by Cincinnati Circus includes juggler, stilt walker and aerial acrobatics show. For more information, contact co-chairpeople Molly Ganz at firstname.lastname@example.org show or Donna Faulk at DonnaSFaulk@yahoo.com