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by CNA Staff Warsaw, Poland, Jan 6, 2022 / 13:00 pm Three Kings parades were held at more than 600 locations across Poland on Thursday. The annual processions, in which actors portray the Magi who traveled to Bethlehem to see the newborn Jesus, took place on Jan. 6, the Solemnity of the Epiphany. …

by Francesca Pollio Denver Newsroom, Jan 6, 2022 / 03:00 am Have you ever gone past a door with what appears to be random letters and numbers written at the top? These letters and numbers actually have a great significance. Traditionally on the feast of Epiphany, Catholics bless their homes …

The Guardian Angel surrounded by seasonal Poinsettias awaiting the Christmas Season (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 5, 2022 / 17:00 pm How many days is Christmas? When should you finally take those lights off the porch, or remove the tree? Read on for some of the arguments for and against commonly agreed-upon end dates for Christmas. Christmas is one day This, …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 6, 2022 / 06:00 am On the Solemnity of the Epiphany, Pope Francis encouraged people to spend time in the presence of Christ in adoration, like the Magi. “Let us never forget this: the journey of faith finds renewed strength and fulfillment only when …

The Epiphany of Our Lord is the Christian feast observed on the second Sunday after Christmas.  The word “epiphany” comes from the Greek epiphainen, a verb that means “to shine upon,” “to manifest,” or “to make known.” Thus, the feast of the Epiphany celebrates the many ways that Christ has …

Vatican City, Jan 6, 2021 / 04:45 am MT (CNA).- As he celebrated Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord Wednesday, Pope Francis urged Catholics to devote more time to worshiping God. Preaching in St. Peter’s Basilica Jan. 6, the pope said that worshiping the Lord was …

The Epiphany of Our Lord is the Christian feast observed on Jan. 3, 2021. The word “epiphany” comes from the Greek epiphainen, a verb that means “to shine upon,” “to manifest,” or “to make known.” Thus, the feast of the Epiphany celebrates the many ways that Christ has made Himself …

During the Christmas season, this sweet bread is a great treat to make for and with family members. It’s also fun to make to celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings on the feast of the Epiphany on Jan. 6. Lighter than a fruitcake, it’s chock full of goodies everyone …

Today’s brief video looks at the Feast of the Epiphany: a quick primer of why we celebrate this most sacred day.

Christmas doesn’t begin on Dec. 25, it starts on Dec. 25 — and ends on Feb. 2, the Feast of the Presentation. But the “Big 12” days are the 12 leading up to Epiphany. This year, as Epiphany has been translated, or moved, to Sunday as the official day to …