Archive for July, 2013

The Nativity Scene – St. Francis’ Great Gift to the World

St. Francis of Assisi was a soldier long before he became one of the world’s greatest religious figures. During the early years of the 13th century, Assisi was heading off to fight a war against a rival city known as Perguia in Central Italy. Assisi fought in the initial battle but he was captured and […]

Famous & Noteworthy Nativity Scenes

The nativity scene is the most well-known display in the entirety of the world. It illustrates the birth of Jesus according to the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Although all nativity scenes have their own unique elements all are trying to accomplish the same mission. To properly embrace and depict the birth of our Lord […]

All About The 3 Kings from the Nativity Scene

The birth of Jesus Christ is considered one of the greatest events in mankind. Generations of people are captivated by the birth of Jesus and the surrounding cast of characters that play a role in this spectacular event. There is Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, the local shepherds from Bethlehem and eventually the Wise Men from […]