Nativity House

Nativity House

Nativity House is an intentional Catholic community and house of hospitality for expectant mothers rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and the Catholic Worker Farm.

Nativity House seeks to promote and live out Catholic Social Teaching in multiple aspects. We

  • Serve as a house of hospitality for first-time mothers;
  • Provide a mothering community offering education and support for all mothers;
  • Offer a community supported farm (CSA) that will provide nourishment for the mothering community and the greater community; and
  • Cultivate a healing environment focused on the dignity of each person, the dignity of work, and stewardship of the earth.

Nativity House
17141 W. 143rd St
Lockport, IL 60441

Phone: 815.524.4964 or 773.331.1789


Website: Nativity House

Publication: The Visitation

Volunteer Opportunity:
Nativity House, a House of Hospitality for expectant mothers and Catholic Worker Farm is currently accepting applications for interns. Interns live on site in intentional Catholic community providing direct service for our guest mothers an supporting the greater Nativity House Community through volunteer coordination, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and community building. Full time or part time available. For more information contact



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