Tag: Nativity scenes

Making wax figures of Jesus for mangers

Making wax figures of Jesus for mangers

| Francois Gloutnay | December 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

For sculptor Sylvette Chanel, Advent is the busiest time of the year. She is among the few people left who keeps alive the ancient New France craft of making and repairing wax Jesus figures for Nativity scenes.

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Christmas joy comes from knowing God loves and saves us, pope says

Christmas joy comes from knowing God loves and saves us, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Christmas approached, St. Peter’s Square was filled with balloons, singing and an incredible variety of Baby Jesus figurines — everything from plastic figures that would fit in a walnut shell to those that were larger-than-life sized.

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