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Only In Print: Saints Outsell Santas in Shop for Christmas Items

Maria LaRosa says seeing a return to religious values in Christmas decoration shopping among her customers has fostered her own desire to return to church. (Photo: Paula Katinas)

Local Shift to Decor of Faith: Driven by Personal Epiphanies?

DYKER HEIGHTS — The expression  “Keep Christ in Christmas” isn’t just a popular saying in Brooklyn.

Nativity scenes, angels, and crosses are flying off the shelves at J.J.’s Christmas Trees, a seasonal shop on 86th Street in Dyker Heights that sells everything from Christmas trees to elves to snow globes…

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