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6th Annual Beacon of Hope Inspiration Gala Honoring Bishop Joseph Sartoris and Michael Shea

Please join us at the Los Angeles Police Academy on Friday October 6, 2017, Nativity will host a fun-filled Fiesta Party which will include taco and enchilada booths, tequila tasting, margarita and Mexican beer booths, mariachi’s, folkloric dancers and so much more. We are blessed to honor our dearest friends and champions, Bishop Joseph Sartoris, as we celebrate his 90th Birthday and Officer Michael Shea, posthumously, for his tireless dedication to the children of South Central Los Angeles —they have truly created a powerful difference for our citizens of tomorrow. Bishop Joe born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles, he has been praised as a “people’s priest and Bishop.” As pastor and shepherd, he has long been admired for his deep spiritual life, his good-hearted nature, his generous service, and his untiring efforts to bring about healing and reconciliation. Mike dedicated his career to public service. He loved his work and found great joy in working with the community to make it a better place to live and work. Mike’s motto, “I do it for the children.” 

Bishop Joe and Mike Shea are our Beacons of Hope!

Our only fundraising event of the year, proceeds from the Beacon of Hope gala will directly support our school’s academic and leadership programs which successfully develop the talents, character and intellectual potential of hundreds of at-risk students in our South Los Angeles community, providing them an educational solution out of poverty.

Become a Beacon of Hope for Nativity by being an event sponsor or purchasing an ad in the Program/Tribute Book.

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