Commemorating the first manifestation of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, represented by the Magi, and the manifestation of his divinity, as it occurred at his baptism in the Jordan River and at his first miracle, at Cana in Galilee. Epiphany is one of the three principal and oldest festival days of the Christian church.

Video Reflection

On the twelfth day of Christmas, our Christmas celebrations come to an end, but the spirit of Christmas and the lessons we’ve learned during the season will be with us for quite a time.

Bishop Robert Byrne CO, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, offers a reflection for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord in this Diocesan Year of the Eucharist.

Watch the video here.

Image Details

“Giovanni Boccati (c. / n. / ca. 1420–1480/88): The Adoration of the Magi / Kuninkaitten kumarrus / Konungarnas tillbedjan” by Finnish National Gallery is marked under CC0 1.0. To view the terms, visit

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