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I visited the crib at the Franciscan Church in Ljubljana

I took a look at the largest cribs in Ljubljana that were raised in the Franciscan Church. Cribs are statues or paintings erected for the Christmas holidays to illustrate the birth of Christ. They are typical of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Rite Catholic Churches. The figures are in any size. They can be made of wood, stone, clay, cut out of paper. They are placed on a moss or grass base. In some places, live cribs are also prepared – in Slovenia these are the best known in Postojna Cave, or ice cribs (Mojstrana). There is a museum in Brezje where you can see cribs from all over the world. The first cribs in Slovenia were erected in the cervus of St. Jacob in Ljubljana in 1644

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    • Thank you for your visit and nice comment, dear friend…but also in Romania you are of Orthodox faith …. I know you have different traditions of Orthodox … my grandfather was of Orthodox religion so we always celebrated 2 Christmas and 2 New Years when he was still alive

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