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The Star in the East

January 2, 2015 by  
Filed under Christmas, Dan Burke, Epiphany, The Prince of Peace

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THE STAR IN THE EAST   “Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, there came Wise Men from the East to Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where is he that is born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East, and we are come to adore Him.” Matthew 2:1-2 1. We are here in touch with one of those mysterious events in the life of our Lord which baffle all human comprehension. We... Read More

Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

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“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 Himself as God and Lord of... Read More

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