HOBOKEN (CBSNewYork) – A statue of a baby Jesus is back in a Hoboken church’s manger for the first Christmas since the 1930s.

The baby Jesus was mailed in a box last March to Our Lady of Grace Church.

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The package from Florida came with an anonymous letter explaining the sender’s mother was 12 years old when the nativity statue was stolen in 1931.

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The statue remained in the woman’s family until she died.

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Monday night, the well-traveled baby Jesus was carried by a child for Christmas Eve Mass and placed in the manger on Christmas Day.