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The Natvitiy Creche is erected each year by the Franciscans at the Santa Barbara Mission. Their Founder Saint Francis of Assisi originated the Custom of building the Christmas Crib in 1223.

Sender

Sister Carmela Parisi

Recipient

May Clarke [Santa Barbara, california]

Excerpt from Message

Dear Sister: Is not this a lovely crib? Much larker (but not prettier) than ours at the College. Love from, May Clarke

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English

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P:Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Southern California-170B

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Keywords

Santa Barbara (Calif.), Santa Barbara Mission, Mission churches, Crèches (Nativity scenes)

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