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Bethlehem

This painting of Mary swaddling the infant Jesus is from a series of paintings about the Holy Eucharist painted for Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Hanceville. Alabama. It represents Bethlehem, the place where Christ was born. Bethlehem in Hebrew means House of Bread, and Christ is the Bread of LIfe. This painting illustrates the significance of this name and shows the providence of God in determining this locations for Christ's birth as a sign.

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