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Tue, Dec 06


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100 Presepi at the Vatican

Explore Vatican City Nativity Scenes with the Deacons. An opportunity to explore 100 different nativity scenes in preparation for Christmas.

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100 Presepi at the Vatican
100 Presepi at the Vatican

Time & Location

Dec 06, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM GMT+1

Student Lounge , Via Marcantonio Colonna, 21a, 00192 Roma RM, Italy

About The Event

In 1223, St. Francis of Assisi built the first nativity set, known as "presepe" in Italian. Ever since, Christians have been celebrating the birth of Jesus with scenes of the Nativity of the Lord in the home to facilitate prayer and devotion. Here in Rome, the presepe tradition is celebrated in a big way. Each year, the Vatican sponsors and displays one hundred nativity sets from cultures around the world around St. Peter's Square. Join the deacons and seminarians from the SJU spiritual life team to experience a truly global Christmas tradition!

Remember dress appropriately (cover knees/shoulders).

Meet at least 5 minutes before departure time.

**Have the following with you at all times as many event locations REQUIRE: 


-Super Green Pass, CDC or equivalent certificate   

-Identity document


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