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Children re-create live Nativity scene at church

Animals join presentation at St. Margaret’s

Tesa Juron, 9, plays the role of Mary in a live nativity scene in front of Saint Margaret of Cortona Church in Rotterdam Junction on Monday.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Tesa Juron, 9, plays the role of Mary in a live nativity scene in front of Saint Margaret of Cortona Church in Rotterdam Junction on Monday.
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Not everyone can be a shepherd — someone has to tend to the baby Jesus. Others need to be magi visiting the Christ child in the manger or the angels watching over the stable. And at least one needs to Joseph, the guardian who stands by mother Mary. Such was the dilemma facing Jameson Frank, who originally wanted to be a shepherd like nearly all of his peers at St. Margaret of Cortona Church. But ...

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wanda1948
December 25, 2012
4:18 p.m.

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I belong to this church, and I have to say that the people who participate in activities really make it special. From bringing handmade Christmas trees to people who can't make it to church to collecting warm socks for those in need, the people of St. Margaret of Cortona know how to put their faith in action. This is a wonderful group of people, and I am thankful that the Gazette sent a photographer to capture this commemoration of the Christmas story. The kids were terrific!

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