Lower Galilee Part 1 Photo Album

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Lower Galilee Part 1 Photo Album

  1. 1. LOWER GALILEE PART 1 Israel November 2008
  2. 2. We alighted along this busy main road to walk to the Franciscan Wedding Church at Cana of Galilee
  3. 3. We walked on a narrow stone pavement to reach the place where Jesus performed his first miracle by turning water into wine (John 2:1-11) The pavement slopes towards the centre for better drainage
  4. 4. The Franciscan Wedding Church
  5. 5. Inside the church is a stone jar which is reportedly to be one of the six jars in John 2
  6. 6. On our way out of Cana to Nazareth
  7. 7. The sights along the road to the Roadside souvenir stalls Church of Annunciation in Nazareth of Galilee Fresh pomegranate juice tastes wonderful!
  8. 8. Nazareth—the hometown of Jesus The Church of Annunciation is supposedly to be the place where the angel Gabriel announced the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary (Luke 1:26-35) The church is dedicated to the worship of Mary
  9. 9. Doesn’t the Mary from China Around the church compound are depictions of Mary & baby look like the Goddess of Mercy? Jesus contributed by different countries The Singapore Mary wears a sarong kebaya
  10. 10. There were more such depictions inside the church This was contributed by Taiwan
  11. 11. The sanctuary has many interesting features
  12. 12. The cave in which the Virgin Mary received the news from the angel Gabriel that she would give birth to Jesus
  13. 13. This Roman Catholic church is the largest in the Middle East
  14. 14. The contrast is stark when you see the dilapidated building just opposite the church
  15. 15. The streets of Nazareth

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