Daily Archives: December 24, 2012

Nativity Scenes – St. Francis’ Influence Even Today

St. Francis of Assisi is credited with making popular the Nativity Scene in 1223, when he used live figures to teach the locals about the Incarnation. Many parishes to this day use live creches for the same purposes. No doubt, … Continue reading

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A Christmas Message from Cardinal Pell from Australia

Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, ¬†Australia, has recorded his Christmas message to the people of that continent, and made available to the world via Vatican Radio. He speaks of St. Francis,, the child Jesus, and peace. Christmas Message from … Continue reading

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