Posts Tagged ‘Epiphany’

Homily: Mass for the Epiphany

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Tweet Share609 Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle Washington, D.C. Sunday, January 3, 2016 11:30 a.m. What comes to mind when we celebrate Epiphany is, of course, the star leading the way through the darkness to the infant Jesus and the three wise men, the Magi, following […] [Read more]

Manifesting Christ

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Tweet Share369 Pin2 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleFor Jesus Christ to have an effect in our lives, he has to be recognized. For him to the recognized he has to be manifested. This truth is at the heart of the celebration of the feast of Epiphany, which is traditionally observed in the Church […] [Read more]

Epiphany: The Public Revelation of the Savior of the World

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Tweet Share182 Pin4 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleBefore the invention of satellites or digital compasses and the Global Positioning System, travelers, navigators and mariners looked to the stars for guidance. The Gospel of Matthew tells us about one particular star, the Star of Bethlehem, which pointed to the Lord Jesus and guided the […] [Read more]

The Rich Vocabulary of the Feasts

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Tweet Share89 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today we celebrate the sixth day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord during the season of Christmas. Yesterday was the memorial of Saint Thomas Becket. Tomorrow evening, more than reveling in New Year’s Eve, we celebrate the vigil of the Solemnity of […] [Read more]

The Epiphany of the Light of Nations

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Tweet Share71 Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble The Solemnity that we celebrate today is called Epiphany, but this is actually the first of three epiphanies, or manifestations of the Lord, that the Church recognizes over successive Sundays.  Next Sunday, we will celebrate the manifestation of the Lord in His Baptism and then, […] [Read more]