The Wedding Church of Cana is located in the town of Kafr Kanna in the lower Galilee region of Israel. Its name commemorates Jesus first miracle, the turning of water into wine at a wedding. The church was built in the beginning of the 20th century.
This statue sits atop a fountain at the site of the Chapel of the Shepherds Field in Beit Sahur southeast of Bethlehem. The chapel and fountain are part of a site developed by the Franciscans at the location where tradition holds that the angel announced the birth of Jesus to local shepherds.
The painting depicts the birth of Jesus, and is one of several found in the Chapel of the Shepherds’ Field in Beit Sahur southeast of Bethlehem. Tradition holds that the angel appeared to the shepherds on this spot to announce the birth of Jesus.