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Following the Star

January 8, 2017 by  
Filed under Anthony Lilles, Epiphany, Solemnity

Following the Star   Epiphany is a celebration of the manifestation of the Lord to the whole world.  Pope St. Leo says it is the day that Abraham saw and longed to see.  This celebration includes the mystery of a radiant star whose mysterious light draws pilgrims from afar. It is a light that shows, discloses and reveals where those who seek the Lord might find him. The radiant splendor of this light is the source of... Read More

The Adoration of the Magi

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 him gifts, gold, frankincense... Read More

The Return of the Magi

THE RETURN OF THE MAGI “And having received an answer in sleep that they should not return to Herod, they went back another way into their own country.” Matthew 2:12 1. The Magi stayed with our Lord and His Mother; as St. John says of the first disciples who met Him, “They came, and saw, and abode with Him all that day.” It would be well for us if we could fathom something of the revelation that was then given to them,... Read More

The Magi in Jerusalem

January 3, 2015 by  
Filed under Christmas, Dan Burke, Epiphany, Meditations, The Prince of Peace

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: for out of thee shall come forth... Read More

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