2021 Creche Festival Winners

Mepkin Announces the Top Five Favorite Crèche Displays

The 2021 Annual Crèche Festival featured 95 displays from Mepkin’s collection. The displays were created both here in South Carolina and all around the world. Our guests voted for their favorites, and … Continue Reading

2019 Mepkin Abbey Crèche Festival Announces This Year’s Favorites

The 2019 Mepkin Abbey Crèche Festival was a wonderful experience. Our many volunteers worked tirelessly to share 128 beautiful nativities with the 8,325 visitors who toured the exhibit this year. Each year, visitors to the Crèche Festival vote for their … Continue Reading

Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites from the 2017 Crèche Festival

 


#1. Nativity Artist Workshop by Michael Palan, 822 votes
Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites from the 2017 Crèche Festival


#2. Monk Nativity Set by Karen Loccisano, 772 votes
Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites from the 2017 Crèche Festival


#3. Oyster Shell Nativity Crèche by Chris Nietert 598 votes
Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites from the 2017 Crèche Festival


#4. Hammered Copper Nativity Set by Mary Eldridge 342 votes
Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites from the 2017 Crèche Festival


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Community Additions to the Creche Festival

Community artists and crafters have added a flourish to the 15th annual Mepkin Abbey Crèche Festival this year. Pictured are three of the favorite outdoor angels made from all natural materials by some very talented local residents. The first is … Continue Reading

Mepkin Abbey Announces the Five Favorites from the 2015 Creche Festival

1. The Presepio – #32 – 1840 votes

2. SC Carolina Oyster Shells – #55 – 938 votes

3. Vermont Copper – #8. – 549 votes

4. Mepkin Abbey Monk Figures – # 16 – 471 votes

5. Angel Allen

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Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites from the 2014 Creche Festival

The monks at Mepkin Abbey wish to thank all those who participated in the 2014 Mepkin Abbey Creche Festival. We wish you and your loved ones all the peace, joy and hope this season has to offer.Continue Reading

Favorites of the 2012 Creche Festival

Mepkin Abbey Announces the Favorites of the 2012 (10th Anniversary) Creche Festival

  1. #1 African American Nativity from St. Joseph’s Parish in Wilmington, DE
    No. 36 | 632 votes
    Favorites of the 2012 Creche Festival
  2. #2 Sicily, Italy, clay and cloth from Msgr. Francheschini’s collection
    No. 32.
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