The Feast of the Epiphany is celebrated within the twelve days of Christmas but separately in the
The First Reading from Isaiah, of the same period we have been reading during Advent, after the Babylonian Captivity, talks about light that has come. The distinction between darkness covering the earth and the glory of the Lord shining upon
Paul tells the Ephesians in his letter of our Second Reading that the Gentiles are coheirs and members of the same body. We can read the passage as written personally to us in this time. The newborn king of the Jews, that Herod despised, is king for all of our hearts, independently of our ethnic heritage.
A complete text of the readings at: http://www.usccb.org/nab/readings/010409.shtml
With God’s Love and Blessings,