Epiphany

Epiphany Announced the Battle of Church and State: Pilate, King Herod, and the Slaughter of Faith

By John B. Manos / January 2, 2022 /

What did the Magi do that Herod’s Priests and Scribes did not? And how Epiphany starts the battle of Church and State – like abortion and Holy Communion

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Epiphany House Blessing

By John M. DeJak / January 3, 2016 /

It’s that time of year again to re-consecrate our families and homes to Our Lord! This blessing is needed today for those who celebrate in dioceses in the United States. For the Pope and those in the rest of Christendom, you may use this on January 6! Either way, commemorate the coming of the Magi and recognize the…

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The Feast of the Epiphany and the Annual House Blessing

By John M. DeJak / January 3, 2014 /

Time for the annual blessing of the house and the Feast of the Epiphany! Consecrate your home and family anew as we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord.  Click for the prayers for the house blessing!

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Feast of the Epiphany–The Annual House Blessing

By John M. DeJak / January 6, 2013 /

  (picture courtesy of Fr. John Trigilio’s blog) *Many local parishes will provide the faithful with blessed chalk and incense. If your parish does not offer this, approach your priest (pester him if you have to!) and ask him to bless a piece of chalk for this traditional house blessing and devotion. The family gathers…

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The Feast of the Epiphany–A House Blessing

By John M. DeJak / January 5, 2012 /

(Many local parishes will provide the faithful with blessed chalk and incense. If your parish does not offer this, approach your priest and ask him to bless a piece of chalk for this traditional house blessing and devotion.) The family gathers around the crib with lighted candles and recites the following prayers.   All: A…

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