The Holy Family's flight from Bethlehem into Egypt                                       Christian Channel                                   Home

This illustration shows the Holy Family's flight from Bethlehem into Egypt. It is believed that the Family arrived in Heliopolis (On, Village of Matariyeh). Here Mary rested with
Jesus. Others believe, in particular the Coptics, that the Family lived by a cave in Old Cairo. Presently accommodating and built on the cave is a Basalica known as
the church of Abu Sergah, a Coptic church.