3rd Annual International Crèche Pilgrimage and Exhibit


Eck Visitors Center


Join the Notre Dame community for a pilgrimage through campus to view nativity sets from around the world.

Sunday, December 4 from 2-4:00pm

Begins at Eck Visitors Center and travels to Morris Inn, Coleman-Morse Center and Main Building. Families are welcome to bring the baby Jesus from your home creche for a blessing. Children are encouraged to dress as animals, shepherds, wise men or the Holy Family.

The creches will be on display in six campus buildings from Nov. 28 to Jan. 31. Visitors are encouraged to make self-guided tours of the creches using booklets available at all exhibit sites. During the end of the fall academic semester and Christmas holidays, building hours vary widely. The Eck Visitors Center, Coleman-Morse Center, Main Building and Geddes Hall will be closed Dec. 23-Jan. 2. Please check building hours before visiting.

Eck Visitors Center:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

The Morris Inn:
During normal hotel operating hours. Call 574.631.2000 for more information.

Coleman-Morse Center:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 a.m.

Main Building:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; (elevator access to 2nd floor)

Geddes Hall:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; (elevator access to 3rd floor)

Hesburgh Library:
Hours vary widely. Visit hesburgh.nd.edu for specific operating hours..


Creche 2016 Booklet

Creche 2016 Map

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