And entering into the house, they found the child with Mary his mother, and falling down they adored him (Mt. 2).
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
My very Dear Sons,
On the feast of the Epiphany we remember three mysteries of the Faith, all having to do with Christ’s manifestation to the world: the visit of the Magi, the Baptism of the Lord, and the Wedding Feast of Cana, where Jesus performed His first public miracle, turning the water into wine. Of these three mysteries it is the visit of the Magi, the first panel of this mystical triptych, which we contemplate in particular on this sixth day of January, the other two scenes being commemorated in days and weeks to come.
The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has been most adamant about encouraging Catholics to “go out” of themselves and of their comfortable lives in order to bring the Gospel to all the earth. […]