The Nativity

December 2016

December 22, 2016

Expired 3.0 12 x
Joseph and Mary arrive in Bethlehem but discover they are not welcome - Joseph's family know of Mary's apparent betrayal. When Mary goes into labour, Joseph searches for somewhere for her to give birth, settling on a stable behind an inn.

December 21, 2016

Expired 3.0 16 x
Joseph cannot accept Mary's explanation for her pregnancy. Her neighbours turn against her, and she is in danger of being stoned. Her father, Joachim, begs Joseph to take her to Bethlehem, since he must travel there for the census.

December 20, 2016

Expired 3.0 6 x
Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, and she learns she will bear the son of God. Deeply troubled, and unable to tell Joseph of her dream, she travels to see her cousin Elisabeth, who is also mysteriously with child.

December 19, 2016

Expired 4.0 9 x
In Nazareth, Mary counts her blessings when her parents arrange to marry her to a local carpenter, Joseph. He has a good heart, and she grows to love him as he struggles to build them a home under her mother's watchful eye. In Bethlehem, Thomas the shepherd struggles to pay his taxes while his wife lies ill. And out in the...