Capernaum | iholyland.com

Find All Holy Land Churches at Capernaum.Capernaum is known to be a fish market located beside Sea of Galilee. It is considered to be the hometown of Jesus Christ for many of His miracles happened here. Not only that miracles happened here but Jesus first disciples are from here like Peter, Andrew, James, John and Matthew. In Capernaum Jesus teaching made a deep impression on the locales. He has healed a lot of people’s illness like Peter’s mother-in-law. On the 3rd century it was called the despicable town and it was one of the three cities that was cursed because many of the people didn’t believe Him and has a lack of faith. It later fell into ruin because it only has seven houses of poor fishermen. Today, a modern catholic church was built in a site where it is believed to be the site of Peter’s house and where Jesus has lodged. Capernaum is owned by two churches, the Franciscans and the Greek Orthodox. The Franciscans are in the western portion while the Greek Orthodox is marked by white church with red domes. Capernaum is one of the many beautiful places with rich culture and story that we could all enjoy learn and discover through times. Visit us at iholyland.

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