Recovering The Twelve-day Christmas To Epiphany Celebration

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The commercialization of Christmas may be combated by following the suggestions below to recover a full twelve-day celebration that begins at Christmas and ends at Epiphany.

The word epiphany means "manifestation" and refers in particular to the manifestation of Jesus as Savior not only of the Jews, but of all the peoples of the world.

The merchants of our land are calling the shots on Christmas, at least as to when our parishioners feel it is Christmas time. The commercialization of...


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