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Pope Francis offers Mass for the Solemnity of the Epiphany in St. Peter’s Basilica on Jan. 6, 2022. Vatican Media

Let Us Adore Christ Like the Magi: Pope Francis at Epiphany Mass

Jan 6, 2022

He was offering Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany.

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When Does Christmas Actually End?

Jan 6, 2022

Just how many days is Christmas? When should you finally take those lights off the porch, or remove the tree? Read on for some of the arguments for and against commonly agreed-upon end dates for Christmas.

Today, January 6, We Celebrate The Epiphany Of Our Lord

Jan 6, 2022

The Epiphany of Our Lord is the Christian feast observed on Jan. 6, 2016.  The word “epiphany” comes from the Greek epiphainen, a verb that means "to shine upon," "to manifest," or “to make known.”

Launching of the year of Epiphany  at Bangwe Parish in the Archdiocese of Blantyre. Credit: ECM

Catholic Church in Malawi Launches “Epiphany” Initiative to Protect Children from Abuse

Nov 18, 2021

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) have launched preparations for “Epiphany” celebration, a day that will be celebrated to create awareness on child abuse in the Southern African nation. 

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

"If we do not worship God, we will worship idols": Pope Francis at Epiphany Mass

Jan 6, 2021

As he celebrated Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord Wednesday, Pope Francis urged Catholics to devote more time to worshiping God.

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in Rome on Nov. 25, 2014. Credit: Paul Badde.

Vatican Permits Priests to Say up to four Masses on Christmas Day

Dec 17, 2020

The Vatican’s liturgy congregation will permit priests to say up to four Masses on Christmas Day, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God on Jan. 1, and Epiphany to accommodate more worshippers amid the pandemic.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Epiphany in St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis: When We Do Not Worship God, We Worship Ourselves

Jan 6, 2020

On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Pope Francis said worship of Christ reveals the true meaning of our journey of life, as it did for the magi in the Gospel.