Epiphany of the Lord 2019
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God speaks to us in many ways, including through the Sunday Scripture readings. The Sunday Connection provides useful background and activities to better understand the upcoming Sunday's Scripture readings, helping you to connect the Scripture to daily life in a meaningful way. First Reading Isaiah Jerusalem shall be a light to all nations. Responsorial Psalm Psalm ,,, Every nation on earth shall worship the Lord. Second Reading Ephesians a, Gentiles are coheirs in the promise of Christ.
Responsorial Psalm Psalm ,,, Every nation on earth shall worship the Lord. Second Reading Ephesians a, Gentiles are coheirs in the promise of Christ. We know little about the Magi. They come from the East and journey to Bethlehem, following an astrological sign, so we believe them to be astrologers. We assume that there were three Magi based upon the naming of their three gifts.
May the splendor of your majesty, O Lord, we pray, shed its light upon our hearts, that we may pass through the shadows of this world and reach the brightness of our eternal home. Old Calendar: Epiphany of the Lord. Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Epiphany. Epiphany, therefore, marks the liturgical zenith of the Advent-Christmas season. The young Messiah is revealed as the light of the nations.
Jan 2, Homily. Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the Lord shines, and over you appears his glory. Nations shall walk by your light, and kings by your shining radiance. Then you shall be radiant at what you see, your heart shall throb and overflow, for the riches of the sea shall be emptied out before you, the wealth of nations shall be brought to you.
Solemnity of our Lord’s Epiphany — Cycle C — 2019
After Jesus had been born at Bethlehem in Judaea during the reign of King Herod, some wise men came to Jerusalem from the east. When King Herod heard this he was perturbed, and so was the whole of Jerusalem.