NDU President Rev. Fr. Walid Moussa presided a Mass on December 15, 2016, which was concelebrated with NDU Vice-President for Finance Fr. Bechara El-Khoury, University Chaplain General Fr. George Nassif, and University Chaplain Fr. Marc Khoubbieh. During Mass two new icons were unveiled: one of the Holy Virgin Mary and the other of St. Joseph.
In his homily, Fr. Nassif explained the process of writing and reading icons as well as their meanings. He also mentioned that the two new icons were especially produced to adorn the NDU chapel.
Afterward, a large gathering of NDU community members took part in a procession leading to the Administration Yard where they witnessed together the laying of the Infant Jesus in the manger and the blessing of the Nativity Scene.