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A Carol a Day

By Father Johann Roten, S.M.

Away in a Manger

William J. Kirkpatrick, 1895

Be near me, Lord Jesus;
I ask thee to stay
Close by me forever,
And love me, I pray.
Bless all the dear children
In Thy tender care,
And fit us for heaven
To live with Thee there.

Nativity set: Romanesque Denim (Canada) from the Marian Library's Crèche Collection 

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