05Jan Séamus Ahearne on The Feast of the Epiphany

THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY

Adventurers

It is a wonderful feast. It has to be properly celebrated. The dangerous temptation is that we can sentimentalise religion. We can easily get distracted with ‘Little Christmas’ or ‘Nollaig na mBan’ or even … Read the rest

05Jan January 5. Before Epiphany

As a result of his meeting with Jesus the sceptic comes to confess Jesus as "the Son of God; the King of Israel." Jesus makes Nathanael a wonderful promise, "You will see;" Angels were understood as mediators, connecting heaven and earth. Jesus promises Nathanael that he will come to appreciate Jesus as the meeting point of heaven and earth.




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