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The Star of Bethlehem: An Afterthought

Afterthought (January 16th 2018):

One note to add that bears remembering.

As was pointed out in post #9, we know that Chinese records from the period between 20 BC and 1 AD are almost certainly incomplete. 472 more words


Star of Bethlehem X: Trying to Explain the Star

My apologies that this wrap-up piece has been delayed. I had intended to have it posted on January 1st, but the previous posting took longer to complete than I expected and, after that date, other commitments stopped me writing for a time. 3,985 more words



Epiphany is about discovery and celebrates finding something worth finding. It is the 12th day of Christmas and honors the wise men who came from afar, bringing gifts and worshiping the child Jesus. 8 more words


What Is Absent From Your Life? - An Epiphany Sermon On Matthew 2:1-12

The Epiphany, Matthew 2:1-12

For most of us the beginning of a new year tends to focus our attention on the future. For some of us that focus is expressed in our New Year’s resolutions, the intentions we have for our life, and the plans we make. 1,072 more words


Feast of the Epiphany - January 6th, 2018

Today in the calendar of the Traditional Catholic Church, January 6th is observed as the Feast of the Epiphany…however in the Novus Ordo, or the… 792 more words

Catholic Feast Days

Magical Magi - Today is Epiphany!

Today is the twelfth day of Christmas, “Epiphany,” which celebrates the arrival of the Magi. Jesus coming to save us didn’t all happen in one day – Epiphany reminds us our Christmas spirit should likewise influence more than just one day a year. 736 more words


Star of Bethlehem IX Ancient Observational Records II: China

Chinese Skies

For many years the Chinese observations from 5 and 4 BC have created confusion. We have two, similar records in similar dates of consecutive years. 842 more words