Tag: nativity

From historical Masses to honoring carolers, Christmas means a lot to Florida man

ORLANDO | It would be hard to dispute the sincerity of Bill Egan’s Christmas spirit. For the 12th year, the 80-year-old Catholic will install Nativity scenes in store windows in downtown Daytona Beach. A former journalist with the Daytona Beach News-Journal, he has restored old, worn religious figurines. After working on a few figures for… Read more »

Pope: Set up, be enchanted by a Nativity scene

VATICAN CITY | A Nativity scene is a simple reminder of something astonishing: God became human to reveal the greatness of his love “by smiling and opening his arms to all,” Pope Francis said in a letter on the meaning and importance of setting up Christmas cribs. “Wherever it is, and whatever form it takes,… Read more »