Bringing the Christmas spirit to life

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parishioners and members of several surrounding communities braved temperatures around zero degrees to see a live Nativity performance at St. Joseph in Miesville Dec. 15. The every-other-year event featured three performances with different casts and was followed by a sloppy joe dinner.

Ben and Amber Flueger portray Mary and Joseph in the first of the three performances.

Ben and Amber Flueger portray Mary and Joseph in the first of the three performances.

Father Fernando Ortega, pastor of St. Joseph parish, leads the procession of the three kings. Seminarian Grant Lacey and parishioner Tom Howell followed.

Father Fernando Ortega, pastor of St. Joseph parish, leads the procession of the three kings.
Seminarian Grant Lacey and parishioner Tom Howell followed.

Six-year-old Julian Rezac from Hastings took an interest in the live animals assembled for the performance.

Six-year-old Julian Rezac from Hastings took an interest in the live animals assembled for the performance.

Chloe McGrath plays one of the four angels.

Chloe McGrath plays one of the four angels.

Eleven-year-old Helen Lane, a member of St. Nicholas in New Market, sings along during the event.

Eleven-year-old Helen Lane, a member of St. Nicholas in New Market, sings along during the event.

Shepherds Josie Jenson, left and Claire McGrath process in during the performance.

Shepherds Josie Jenson, left and Claire McGrath process in during the performance.

 

Photos by Dianne Towalski  • The Catholic Spirit

 

 

 

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