THE NATIVITY SCENE FIGURINES – HISTORY AND MEANING: the shepherds When looking at an indoor nativity scene, the first thing we check out might be any appealing presentation and its figurines’ character; ultimately the overall… Read More »THE NATIVITY SCENE FIGURINES – HISTORY AND MEANING: THE SHEPHERDS
Every year at the time of the summer solstice, in the regions of the historic Tyrol and Bavaria comes medieval tradition to life, the lighting of bonfires set up on high mountains [Sommersonnenwende-Feuer]. Nevertheless, in… Read More »BONFIRES of the SACRED HEART OF JESUS – HERZ-JESU-FEUER “
Not everyone knows that there is also an additional version of the crib scene: the crib scene of the Passion, related to Holy Week and the Resurrection.
The childhood is still present with memories of when I used to enjoy sheltering in my father’s workshop. It was a warm, welcoming room and the scent of wood and resin embraced you totally.