The church is found on the hill called the “Fear Mountain” in South East side of Nazareth. The church has believed that the Virgin Mary got frightened when she saw the people from the land of Nazareth pursuing Jesus. Stories told of the church suggests that the rock where Mary had hidden broke into two and gave her a hiding place. The Mary’s Fear Church is known to have been used by the Nubian Christians. Mary’ sFear Church is also called Our Lady of Fright.
And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong. But he passing through the midst of them went his way. (Luke 4:30)
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