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Feast of the Epiphany

The Epiphanies of James Joyce and Jean Bethke Elshtain

John Carlson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Religion
John Carlson

"The promise of Christmas with its theme of natality," Elshtain maintained, entails the perennial "possibility that something new and unexpected might burst through the crust of 'the same'

Epiphany 2014 Celebrations Around The World

Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

The Feast of the Epiphany, marking the end of the 12 Days of Christmas and the new season of Epiphany, is observed on Monday, January 6, 2014. ...

From Peals of Light (a Christmas Poem)

Michele Somerville | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Michele Somerville

We, in our colossal ingenuity, attach to sound frameworks of our own design, as with lips and larynxes animated by muscle and soul, we unleash song

Thousands Eat Mile-Long King Cake

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.05.2013 | World

Tens of thousands of Mexicans wolfed down a 1.9-kilometer (1.2-mile) long king cake on Thursday, polishing it off in less than half-an-hour during the...

PHOTOS: Befane Regatta On The Grand Canal

Posted 01.06.2012 | Weird News

On the Grand Canal in Venice, men dressed as old witches, 'befane' in Italian, race towards the Rialto Bridge, standing up as they row Venetian style....

PHOTOS: Mass For The Epiphany

Posted 01.06.2012 | Religion

The Pope celebrated the Mass for the Epiphany of our Lord, a feast of light, marking the end of the Vatican's Christmas celebrations. To see mo...

My Wish List For The Tres Reyes Magos

Rev. J. Manny Santiago | Posted 03.06.2012 | Religion
Rev. J. Manny Santiago

For my family, the biggest celebration has always been that of the Día de los Reyes Magos or Epiphany Day. The tradition is for kids -- and adults too -- to write a letter to the Wise Men with their wishes.

Photos Of Epiphany Around The World

Posted 01.05.2012 | Religion

The Feast of the Epiphany, marking the end of the 12 Days of Christmas, is generally observed on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Epiphany -- which is vari...

Epiphany: When Three Kings Beat a Royal Flush

Rose Marie Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rose Marie Berger

Blessed Feast of the Epiphany! The story of the three kings who come from the east to worship the baby Jesus is a favorite family celebration in Christian tradition.

Epiphany: Light In The Darkness

Rev. Anne Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Anne Howard

To prepare for this festival for dreamers, I'm imagining those travelers who dared the darkness for the light of a star, and thinking of those other dreamers who have looked into the darkness, glimpsed the light and followed a star.

Andrew Cuomo's Gift For The Feast Of The Epiphany

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

It was hard for me to get excited about Cuomo in November of last year, but all of that changed when I read how he went to church on the Roman Catholic Feast of the Epiphany.

La Galette des Rois: A Cake Fit For A King

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

The plate is set before me, the aroma of warm pastry and almonds whirls up around my head. I inhale deeply and breath in all the goodness, the scen...

Christmas in Rome: Four Places to Enjoy Italian Traditions

Kathy McCabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Kathy McCabe

Traveling to Italy so often -- at least several times a year -- I've discovered that my favorite season to visit Italy is winter, especially right around Christmas.

Thank-You-Verah-Musshhh.

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael DeJong

For me, on a cosmic level, the King's kitschy, tacky jumpsuits stand as a metaphor for the glitz and bling of today's hyper-consumerism

EPIPHANY: Celebrating Moments of Truth

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

Realizing that you're happy in your own skin, where you're meant to be, glad to be shod of something unhealthy, and everything is going to be OK, is a profound truth.