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The Epiphany of the Lord

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The Epiphany of the Lord Presence of God – I recognize in You, O little Jesus, the King of heaven and earth; grant that I may adore You with the faith and love of the Magi. MEDITATION “He whom the Virgin bore is acknowledged today by the whole world…. Today is the glorious Feast of His Manifestation” (Roman Breviary). Today Jesus shows Himself to the world as God. The Introit of the Mass brings... Read More

The Adoration of the Magi

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THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI “And when they had heard the King they went their way, and behold, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, until it came and stood over where the Child was. And seeing the star they rejoiced with great joy. And going into the house they found the Child with Mary his Mother, and falling down they adored him; and opening their treasures they offered to... Read More

The Magi in Jerusalem

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THE MAGI IN JERUSALEM “And Herod the King hearing this, was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. And assembling together all the chief priests and the scribes of the people, he inquired of them where Christ should be born. But they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for as it is written by the Prophet: ‘And thou, Bethlehem, the land of Judah, art not the least among the princes of Judah:... Read More

The Prince of Peace Series


The Prince of Peace Series “The Prince of Peace Series” consists of 30 Advent posts and 30 Christmas posts by Archbishop Alban Goodier, S.J., published in 1913. The following are the links to all the posts: Advent Posts: The Fullness of Time The Desired of All Nations The Prophets The Prophecies (Part I of II) The Prophecies (Part II of II) The Types Foreshadowings of Mary The Blessed... Read More

Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord


“Caravans of camels shall fill you, dromedaries from Midian and Ephah; All from Sheba shall come bearing gold and frankincense, and proclaiming the praises of the Lord” (Isaiah 60:6). “A star shall come out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel” (Numbers 24:17). “Epiphany or Theophany, means the Manifestation of God; today it is realized in Jesus who manifests... Read More

Retreat Guide for Advent on The Three Wise Men

December 5, 2013 by  
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Dear Friend in Christ, Our latest Retreat Guide, Starlight: A Retreat Guide on the Three Wise Men, is NOW AVAILABLE at The journey of the Three Wise Men who followed a star to Bethlehem, a journey which the entire Church celebrates on the Solemnity of Epiphany as the culmination of the liturgical seasons of Advent and Christmas, is like a living parable. And in this Retreat... Read More

Solemnity of the Epiphany

January 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Ariel McKinney, Seasonal, Solemnity

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Solemnity of the Epiphany Adoration of the Magi “The loving providence of God determined that in the last days he would aid the world, set on its course to destruction. He decreed that all nations should be saved in Christ. “A promise had been made to the holy patriarch Abraham in regard to these nations. He was to have a countless progeny, born not from his body but from the seed of faith.... Read More

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