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EPIPHANY: A HOLY DAY ADORNED BY THREE MIRACLES

05 Jan
EPIPHANY: A HOLY DAY ADORNED BY THREE MIRACLES

EPIPHANY

We celebrate a holy day adorned by three miracles: this day, a star led the Magi to the manger; this day, water was changed into wine at the marriage-feast; this day, Christ, for our salvation, vouchsafed to be baptised by John in the Jordan, alleluia.

PRAYER:

O God, you who by the guidance of a star this day revealed your only-begotten Son to the Gentiles, mercifully grant that we who know you now by faith, may come to behold you in glory. Through the same…

ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD:

O God, whose only-begotten Son appeared in the substance of our flesh, grant, we pray you, that we who acknowledge his outward likeness to us may deserve to be inwardly refashioned in his image. Who with you…

 

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