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FaithLiturgical Reflections

Drawing the World to Himself

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Tomorrow marks Epiphany. Traditionally, the church meditates on the Wise Men who searched for and journeyed great distances for the newborn King of Israel, along with other moments of Jesus’ being made manifest to the world. Long before the early believers experienced Pentecost, the journey of these three “foreigners,” equipped with and guided by pagan tools,...

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FaithLiturgical Reflections

Epiphany: When Joy Rises

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Epiphany begins with speaking God’s name, Immanuel, “God with us,” in its fullness. For it is when the savior has come. The king of the universe doesn’t sit on a throne, but lays in the poverty and ordinariness of a manger. He doesn’t come to us wearing a robe and a crown, but instead wears...

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