Reflecting on 21 Centuries of Faith

Encourage & Teach: What an Epiphany!

Hugo_van_der_Goes_-_The_Adoration_of_the_Kings_(Monforte_Altar)_-_Google_Art_ProjectOn the twelfth-day of Christmas, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Epiphany (the January 6 feast has been transferred to the Second Sunday after Christmas). The celebration of the Epiphany pre-dates the celebration of Solemnity of the Incarnation.While we do honor the three Magi’s adoration of the Christ-child, it originally celebrated the three manifestations of the Lord’s divinity: Christ’s birth, adoration of the Magi, and the Baptism of our Lord. There are a number of traditions families can engage in to celebrate the day…(Read more)

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