Holy Family University to Host Annual Nativity and Tree Lighting Ceremony This Week

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The annual event is held in order to bring all people of all faiths together for the holidays.

Holy Family University has announced that its annual Nativity scene and Christmas tree lighting event will be held this week.

The event, titled “Nativity and Tree Lighting Ceremony: An Interfaith Celebration,” is Dec. 1 at 6:30 PM. It will be held at Holy Family Hall, located at 9801 Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia, at the school’s city campus.

Everyone is invited to join the university’s community as students and faculty partake in a annual holiday tradition.

Attendees will gather in front of Holy Family Hall to bless and light the manger scene; all in attendance will then be gathered to carol to the Campus Center, where the tree will be lit in order to honor the faith traditions present on the campus and in the community.

The event is free and open to the community; parking will be free in front of Holy Family Hall and throughout campus parking locations.

The University’s mascot, Blue, will be dressed as Santa Claus to greet children in attendance.

Learn more about this and other similar campus events at Holy Family University.

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