She assured Jerome that, in the church of the Nativity at Bethlehem, she beheld, with the eye of faith, the Christ-child wrapped in swaddling clothes (Ep. 108, 10).
385, says that the festival was held in the Church of the Nativity at Bethlehem (Duchesne, Chr.
The interv__1 between the Nativity and the Baptism.
For a weekly market on Thursday and an annual fair of three days beginning on the eve of the nativity (Sept.
The Fast of the Nativity lasts for twenty-eight days before Christmas; that of the Apostles for a variable number of days from the Feast of the Ascension; and that of the Virgin for fifteen days before the Assumption.