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The Epiphany of Our Lord

Isaiah 60:1–6; Ephesians:2–3a, 5–6; Matthew 2:1–12 Today we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, an ancient celebration of the Church in both the East and the West. In the common use of the word, an epiphany is a sudden perception … Continue reading

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The Forge of Vocation—Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle C)

1 Samuel 1:20–22, 24–28; 1 John 3:1–2, 21–24; Luke 2:41–52 Yesterday was the feast of St. Stephen, a special day for deacons because St. Stephen was one of the first deacons, and the first Christian mentioned in scripture to be … Continue reading

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