Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains – The “Creche Collection”
Saturday, November 29-January 4, 2015. The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains will host 25 nativities on loan from the University of Dayton. The “Creche Collection” will be open to the public Monday through Saturday from 12-4 p.m. and 12 -6 p.m. on Sundays. It can also be toured by appointment. The display will be closed December 11, 24, 25, 31 and January 1. The signature piece is by artist Robert Koepnick (1907-1955). Koepnick specialized in corporate, public and church sculpture and sculpted the baptismal font at the cathedral. Nativities from 22 countries and made from many different materials in a variety of styles will be on display. There is no charge for admission but donations are welcome. To schedule a tour or for more information contact the cathedral office at (513) 421-5354.