“He was made man, not in appearance only or as a phantasm, but in a real way. He did not pass through the Virgin, as if through a channel; rather, he truly took flesh from her and by her was truly nursed, really eating and really drinking just as we do.”Cyril of Jerusalem, Catecheses 465 B-468 A.
Gambero, L., 1999. Mary and the Fathers of the Church 1st ed. Translated by Buffer, T., San Francisco: Ignatius Press. p. 133.