- Jun 23, 2021
The three wise men received a subdued reception in Spain on the eve of the Western observance of Epiphany due to a pandemic-related prohibition against large public events.
Pope Francis during his Mass for the feast of the Epiphany advocated for what he called an attitude of “theological realism,” which he said fosters trust in God and looks for deeper meaning rather than getting caught up in life’s problems.
Today, we honor the Wise Men who followed a star.
Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers plunged into the icy waters of rivers and lakes across Bulgaria on Monday to retrieve crucifixes tossed by priests in Epiphany ceremonies commemorating the baptism of Jesus Christ.
On Monday Pope Francis pointed to the three Magi who visited the infant Jesus as an example of what it means for the Church to “go out,” seeking to worship God rather than oneself.
Sacred Tradition provides us with the culture, context, and conditioning within which the Bible can best be studied, comprehended and interpreted.
Christians celebrate Epiphany across Europe.
Marking the Catholic feast of the Epiphany, when, according to the Bible, the three Magi – also called the three wise men or the three kings – found the infant Jesus and brought him gifts after following a star, Pope Francis on Sunday urged Catholics to imitate them in seeking the light of Christ, not that of the world.