Sunday, December 31, 2006

Christmas Cribs

Hey guys, sorry for the long break. With the Taiwan earthquake severing much of the Asian communications links and me being out of the office, the internet has been a tad slow.

I've also been traveling around a bit. I have tons of photos but uploading them has been a real test of patience.

Here's some cribs that I want to highlight.

This garish scene lies on the facade of my parish Church, just above the porch and visible from the street in front. The Marian statue is not usually lighted this way, its normally just a regular spotlight. But somehow its blue this time. Something is wrong with the scene as well.

Notice anyone missing?

Ok. This next photo shows the creche on the sanctuary during the midnight Mass.


Here's what it looks like during the day. The Magi aren't out yet. They'll be out on the Epiphany.
This creche is located in the Malaysian National Shrine of St. Anne on the mainland.
Here's a close-up.

There's another beautiful one on the sanctuary too.

Ok, after those nice ones, here's the creche from the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit.

It's slightly garish and small for my taste. Note the tabernacle on the left of the photo below.
From another angle.

Here's one I've had my eye on in the shop. They are clothed in very fine fabrics. I hope to see this in my house next year =)