It celebrated on the first Sunday after January 1.  It is one of the oldest in the Church and greatest in the ecclesiastical year.  It signifies the manifestation, or revelation, of Christ to the chosen people. This feast of “The Three Wise Men”  along with the manifestation of Christ as the Savior of all races and nations were celebrated on the same day, but since the 4th century, they have been separated.  It is not certain which countries they came from but they said  “we saw His star rising in the East and have come to pay Him homage.”

FEAST DAY-  January 5 or the first Sunday after Epiphany

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