Daily archives:January 5, 2018

  • The word Epiphany means "manifestation," and it has passed into general acceptance throughout the universal Church, from the fact that Jesus Christ manifested to the eyes of men His divine mission on this day first of all, when a miraculous star revealed His birth to the kings of the East, who, in[...]
  • VIGIL OF EPIPHANY [The INTROIT, the COLLECT, and the EPISTLE, are the same as on the Sunday after Christmas.] GOSPEL (Mt. 2:19-23). At that time: when Herod was dead, be­hold an Angel of the Lord appeared in sleep to Joseph in Egypt, saying: Arise, and take the child and his mother, and go into [...]
  •   One day, nearly two thousand years ago, a miraculous star of astonishing brightness appeared in the East. Three pious wise men of the East, kings we are told, since known as the Magi, saw it, and, inspired by heaven, they at once knew that the birth of the long-promised King of the Jews had come [...]