Let’s learn more about Bethlehem!
Listen to Bona Therese read this month’s letter! (Here’s a download option if the player below doesn’t work for you.)
A note: As a Jew in the area and time of his birth, Jesus would have spoken Aramaic. This language developed out of Hebrew, and now most of the inhabitants of the Holy Land speak Arabic.
For more information about the history of (and current-day) Bethlehem, go here
And for a virtual tour of the Church of the Nativity, go here. As with all Youtube links, be aware that other videos may preview or automatically begin playing after the one embedded in the link provided. Only the original tour video has been vetted.