Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

abbey_-rl_crecheThe detailed figures of Jesus, Mary and Joseph are highlighted in this photo of the 18th-century Neapolitan crèche at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem. They are among the 68 figures, all between 14-16 inches high, in the scene, and are made of carved wood, terra cotta, porcelain and jute. The crèche is open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. (Photo by Bob Mullen)