THE MIDWIVES OF AGUACATE : BIRTHING A VILLAGE

The Midwives of Aguacate and OWOC project director Robert Kirschner

The Mayan Orthodox Church - December 2014 As we approach the glorious celebration of our Lord’s Nativity in the cave of Bethlehem, the thought occurred to me that there might have been a midwife present to assist with the delivery of Jesus. Although the Holy Scriptures remain silent about this, the Orthodox Church’s iconographic depiction of ...