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Parish Vision:

Through the hard work, cooperation and commitment of ALL members, Nativity of the Lord will become a Christ-centered stewardship parish that welcomes, worships, teaches, serves and evangelizes.

School Mission:

St. Mary Catholic School, a ministry of Nativity of the Lord Parish is committed to academic excellence and forms children into life-long disciples of Christ and responsible stewards of the parish, the community and the world.

Parish Mission Prayer (May 22-24, 2016- More Info Here)

Father of Mercy,
please prepare Dan and Caroline to share Your love with us.
Grant that the Parish Mission may be:
a time of Grace for all,
a time of growth for the young,
a time of refreshment for the old,
a time of renewal for families,
a time of healing for the broken,
a time of joy for the sorrowing,
a time of challenge for the complacent,
a time of forgiveness for the sinner,
a time of homecoming for all who have been away.
Father, we beg you these things in Jesus’ name.
Mary our Mother, and St. Joseph, pray for us.

Parish Stewardship Prayer

Dear God,

please guide Nativity of the Lord parish.

Help us to welcome, to worship, to teach,

to serve, and to evangelize together.

Make our parish a true community of faith,

by encouraging me to be more welcoming.

Call us to worship together,

by motivating me to always attend Mass.

Give us the ability to teach the Catholic faith,

by inspiring me to learn more about You and Your Church.

Motivate us to serve others,

by opening my eyes to see Jesus in every person.

Encourage our parish to evangelize,

by removing my fear of sharing the Gospel.

Help me to share it by my “words, deeds and Christian joy.”

Heavenly Father, send Your Holy Spirit

to Nativity of the Lord parish,

that we may truly become a holy family.

Saint Joseph, pray for us.

Mary our Mother, pray for us.



mount-saint-Mount Saint Joseph is located in St. Louis, MI.  Mount Saint Joseph has a beautiful social hall which is used for a number of Nativity of the Lord Parish events.  It also has a large amount of land making it a great place for many different types of activities.  It also hosts a large garden tended by dedicated volunteers to grow food which is given to the poor (and occasionally a few deer).

st-mary-locationSt. Mary’s Church is in Alma, MI.  The St. Mary’s site has Nativity of the Lord’s Parish school (still called St. Mary School).  The parish offices are located across the street from the church on Prospect St.  The Rectory is attached to the church.




Our mission is to do what Jesus commissions every Catholic to do: “make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” (Mt 28:19-20)




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