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Bethlehem: Church of the Nativity — The Unveiling!

During Christmas and Advent, Bethlehem—and the Church of the Nativity—are featured on many news broadcasts.

When visiting the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, visitors (rightfully) focus on the “ 523 more words


Blessings be upon readers

Most if not all of the scene above was built since the birth of Christ in a Bethlehem manger long ago. The Church of the Nativity, erected to celebrate that holy birth, still contains, in its basement, the site of the legendary virgin deliverance. 512 more words


O Little Town of Bethlehem

During my first trip to Israel back in September 2012 we visited Bethlehem.

You can visit my post Over, Under and Around Jerusalem for more about the day that we visited Bethlehem. 236 more words


The Lesson of the Church of the Nativity

I received an email today from Bishop Robert McManus of the Diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts.  As this is not my home diocese, I’m not entirely sure how or why I’m on their distribution list.  557 more words


What Happened to the Shepherds' Fields?

Reality doesn’t always match our expectations.  I experienced this on our recent trip to Israel.  Oh, don’t get me wrong, our pilgrimage to the Holy Land was spectacular, the trip of a lifetime.  1,151 more words

Church of the Nativity Restored

Renovated mosaics and columns inside the Church of the Nativity in the occupied West Bank biblical city of Bethlehem.

Do you like mosaics? 400 more words