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Advent Day of Reflection: St. Francis at Greccio at 800

December 6, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Painting by Giotto depicting St. Francis places the child Jesus in the creche at Greccio.

Join us for an Advent Day of Reflection at the Solanus Casey Center. This year marks the 800th anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi’s celebration of Christmas in the Italian town of Greccio. It was at Greccio, that St. Francis created what is considered the first nativity scene or creche. Br. Robert Williams, OFM Cap. of the Province of St. Mary will be our presenter.

Noon Mass followed by a light lunch and reflection/discussion in the Dining Room. Blessing of the Sick follows at 2:00 p.m.


December 6, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
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Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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