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”Buon Natale Greccio” – St. Francis and the Nativity

A festive event for you and your family to enjoy this holiday season! Read on…

Through story and song, Buon Natale Greccio tells the story of St. Francis of Assisi and his portrayal of the humility, poverty and simplicity of Jesus’ birth. It tells of how it touched the lives of the villagers of Greccio, Italy, and established a worldwide tradition of displaying nativity scenes at Christmastime.

“Buon Natale Greccio” is the second show in a series created by Norbert Zwickl, Director of Music and Liturgy at the Casa.

2 Performances–2008: December 5 and December 6

Make this event an anual family tradition! Reserve your tickets now online, or call 480-948-7460!

Weather permitting, this performance will occur indoors and will involve some walking outdoors to the desert area which will be lighted with approximately 30,000 little lights. Please dress warmly and in layers and wear comfortable foot wear.

Event held by The Franciscan Renewal Center located in Scottsdale, Arizona–A spiritual oasis which encompasses counseling, various support groups, workshops, retreats for spiritual growth and personal development and Franciscan Way programs. Browse all the different programs offered at The Franciscan Renewal Center. See the calendar for the schedule of events- seminars, classes, programs, workshops, retreats,support groups, Mass, meetings and more. The Franciscan Renewal Center is a community of worshipers with daily Masses and a pastoral ministry.