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What you need to know about the beautiful feast of Candlemas

Though not widely celebrated, it preserves a rich tradition of the Church.

Happy Zoo Year!

Photo of the Day: January 9, 2018

Christians return to Raqa, Syria

Photo of the Day: January 12, 2018

The best way to store your Christmas decorations

Designer Jeffrey Phillip shows us how to stow away those festive items until next year.

Today, “What child is this?” becomes “What man is this?”

On understanding today's feast as a Christmas mystery

Did the Magi believe in God?

The Three Wise Men weren't Jewish and held various religious beliefs.

Why did the Magi bring gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh?

The gifts were customary at the time, but also had profound symbolism.

The Magi had the star, but we have a sign that’s just as bright

In the ancient world, an epiphaneia was a visible manifestation of a god or the solemn visit of a secular ruler to the cities of his realm.

Seeking direction in 2018? Check out the pope’s thought-provoking Epiphany homily

We can also ask why, among all those who looked up at the heavens, so many others did not follow that star, “his star”

Why is the visit of the Magi called the “Epiphany”?

Christmas makes sense, by why "Epiphany"?

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