On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me a partridge in a pear tree

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On the second day, two turtle doves

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On the third day, three French hens

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On the fourth day, four calling birds

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On the fifth day, five golden rings

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On the sixth day, six geese a laying

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On the seventh day, seven swans a swimming

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On the eighth day, eight maids a milking

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On the ninth day, nine ladies dancing

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On the tenth day, ten lords a leaping

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On the eleventh day, eleven pipers piping

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On the twelfth day, twelve drummers drumming!

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Images were photographed at the University of Dayton Marian Library where you can see hundreds of creches from cultures all over the world (click)


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  1. Kathy Schwiebert says:

    Merry Christmas from Oklahoma!

  2. Laura McManamon says:

    Recently saw the small collection of creches at the Mormon Temple in Washington DC. It brought back memories of the large collection at UD. Thanks for sharing, Phil.

  3. Mindy K. Stobart says:

    I enjoyed these! Thank you! Merry Christmas, Phil!

  4. Helen Heitz says:

    I’m taking my family, parents and two grands to Marian Library over Christmas Break. It is always beautiful.
    We also want to see the train display. Thank you, Phil, for the head start. Merry Christmas! Helen H

  5. Merry Christmas, Phil. Your posts are a delight.

  6. paaron1 says:

    Jim, thanks for following. Best wishes for Christmas blessings to all Marianists in Ireland.

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