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All About Mary

United Kingdom

The following Nativities are each displayed in a unique permanent setting created by Marian Library Crèche Collection volunteers. The descriptive text for each was written by Father Johann Roten, S.M.


Nativity set from the United Kingdom
Candle Snuffers
Gill Tilley
– Wales

These handmade ceramic characters, from witch to warrior, provide a touch of whimsy. They also raise a question: What does the feast of light have in common with candle snuffers? Even candle snuffers have to suffer that there is the Light that can never be extinguished.

– ML.2636

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