Published January 8, 2015
ATLANTA—Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory was on hand to provide opening and closing prayers and a keynote talk at the dedication ceremony for a Nativity scene held Dec. 23, just before Christmas 2014. The crèche was placed in the rotunda of the Capitol.
The Nativity, funded by private citizens and sponsored by the Thomas More Society of Chicago, was provided by the Georgia Nativity Scene Committee, a Christian organization.
Patrick Smith, of Boy Scout Troop 419, Duluth, constructed the stable for his Eagle Scout project, with the assistance of his scoutmaster and others.
Under the direction of Leigh Ann Wearne, music was provided by the St. John Bosco Academy choir and an a capella group, Sounds of Suwanee.