The Magi have left the Sacristy, headed for the crèche. Let me explain.
One of my favorite things about our resplendent Christmas decorations is our crèche. While many churches have grand, elaborate nativity sets, with wooden barns, hay, or numerous figurines, ours sits humbly on a table with a starched white table cloth, in that understated Colonial architectural manner.
Immediately behind it are a bank of red and white poinsettias, which really pop against the...