Orthodox tradition has it that the Annunciation occurred not at Mary's house but while she was fetching water. This 17th-century Orthodox church is built over the spring that fed Mary's Well, the traditional place where the mother of Jesus fetched water for her household.

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319332
Names
Church of St. Gabriel
Dates
17th C
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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
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Church of St. Gabriel - Nazareth, Israel