Come Let us Adore Him!
Holy Card Heaven
"Love Me as I have loved you."
O dear, O sweet Jesus, we love you with all our heart
Bouasse Lebel, Paris Pl. 3327
BEHOLD THE KING OF ANGELS
Fruits of Salvation
The Angels collect our virtuesand good actions
to offer them to Jesus.
Bouasse Lebel 1085
ROSES OF CHRISTMAS
May our humility, our love, our sweetness
be like Christmas roses we spread over the creche of divine Jesus.
Bouasse Jeune Pl. 1012
LET US GO TO BETHLEHEM
Let us go with the shepherds and offer our hearts to the Divine Infant.
Bouasse Lebel, Paris pl 989
The 1st creche was inaugurated by St. Francis of Assisi
in Grecio, 1220:
"O, my brothers, I wanted to delight
your hearts by this great Mystery which should absorb
all the thoughts of our spirit, all the affections of our heart:
our God becoming man!"
Life of St. Francis
Letaille pl. 606
Frequently... when he wished to call Jesus Christ,
he would call him simply
The Child of Bethlehem;
his voice was more like the bleating of a sheep,
his mouth filled more with sweet affection than with words.
St. Francis and the Christmas Crib
Small or large,
all must be allowed
Bouasse Lebel 1334
Come. I wait for you.
Bring your gifts to the creche,
but above all leave your hearts there.
The Devotion to the Infant Jesus.
Consecration to the Infant Jesus
Holy Infant Jesus, I give you my heart ~ renew it at the
O, God Savior,
on beholding Thee in Thy crib
one on longer thinks of fearing Thee
but only of loving Thee.
The Mystery of the Love of Christmas
"O ineffable Mystery, the King of kings comes to visit
his humble creature. O, Divine Infant, I possess you;
my heart overflows with joy and love!
God so loved the World
that He gave His only begotten Son.
Bouasse Lebel & Fils 1091
Jesus, my heart is thine.
Bouasse Lebel 1049
At the feet of Jesus,
let us unite our hearts to Heaven now and forever.
Boussse Lebel 4309
The foxes have their dens, the birds of Heaven their nests,
but the son of God hath not a place on which to rest his head.
St. Luke 9:58
Let us carry our offerings to the creche.
Turgis et Fils, Paris pl. 1020
Yes, my arms, my spirit, my heart
will be the swaddling clothes of my beloved Savior.
handwritten on the back
of this lovely handmade image
To Jesus I offer my talents.
THE MITE OF THE POOR.
There is no need of rich presents to please Jesus;
a pure heart will satisfy Him.
Bouasse Lebel 1087
My delights are to be among the children of men.