The Epiphany of Epiphany
February 1, 2019

 
A reflection by the Reverend Eric Long, first published in the February 2019 edition of The Record
 
The Epiphany of our Lord is an ancient Christian feast which dates from at least 361 A.D. and falls on January 6 every year. With it, we move beyond the twelve days of Christmas into the startling discovery of just exactly what the hubbub surrounding this baby’s birth is about. The Greek meaning of the word Epiphany is “appearance” or “manifestation.” In common parlance, “a sudden perception of the essential nature or meaning of something” (Merriam-Webster). Click here to read more.