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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nativity_scene

The nativity scene created by Francis is described by Saint Bonaventure in his Life of Saint Francis of Assisi ...

www.slate.com/articles/life/holidays/2012/12/nativity_scene_history_why_people_put_up_cr_ches_for_christmas.html

Dec 12, 2013 ... Blame St. Francis of Assisi, who is credited with staging the first nativity scene in 1223. The only historical account we have of Francis' nativity ...

www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/st-francis-and-the-christmas-creche.html

What is the origin of the Nativity Scene (creche)? The story of the origin of the Christmas creche rests with the very holy man, St. Francis of Assisi...

billpetro.com/history-of-creche

Dec 7, 2016 ... HISTORY OF THE CHRISTMAS CRECHE. One of the most beautiful Christmas traditions is setting up a creche during the Advent season.

www.catholictradition.org/Children/creche.htm

The history of the Christmas crèche in art and literature is a story in of itself, but ... become lost in the extravagance of the Christmas festivities An idea occurred to ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/the-first-nativity-scene-was-created-in-1223-161485505

Dec 14, 2012 ... Blame St. Francis of Assisi, who is credited with staging the first nativity scene in 1223. The only historical account we have of Francis' nativity ...

festivenativities.com

The first-ever Nativity scene was created almost 800 years ago by St. Francis of Assisi out of concern that the meaning of Christmas was becoming lost.

www.catholicdoors.com/misc/christmascrib.htm

The origin of the Christmas Crib according to Catholic Tradition. ... St. Francis' idea of bringing Bethlehem into one's own town spread quickly all over the ...

friendsofthecreche.org/history

SOURCE FOR THIS ARTICLE IS FROM FIDES SERVICES: SEE DOSSIER ON NATIVITY SCENES ALSO AT: www.fides.org. Friends Of The Creche 2016.

www.catholiccompany.com/getfed/story-francis-assisi-first-navity-scene

Dec 21, 2016 ... Nativity scenes have been a popular Advent and Christmas ... was first inspired by this idea after visiting the historical place of Christ's birth on a ...