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Epiphany

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  • You know the holiday cliches. Shun them

    The repetitions of ritual are the point. They establish continuity and reassurance through familiarity. So you can be sure that you will hear "O Come, All Ye Faithful" at the late-night service on Christmas Eve, that you will eat the same holiday dinners,...
  • Winter agenda: Events for the season

    Winter agenda: Events for the season
    STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
  • Commentary: A truly fascinating exploration: the Gospels

    In the church we have liturgical seasons. We begin our year with the season of Advent. We celebrate Christmas and Epiphany, move into a bit of Ordinary Time, and then it's on to Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season. We celebrate Easter and its season....
  • The joy of reading a true gift

    The other day, President Barack Obama visited a Virginia bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. Accompanied by his daughters and a retinue of Secret Service agents, he bought 15 children's books as gifts for family members. The excursion was...
  • Holiday TV religious programming 2012

     
    From the Pope's Christmas Day message to an airing of the memorable 1977 Jesus of Nazareth miniseries, here is some of the religious programming airing over the next few weeks, throughout the holiday season. All times Eastern. Check back for updates and...
  • New Three Kings Day to debut at ArtsQuest Center

     
    Local families can celebrate Three Kings Day, also known as El Dia de los Reyes, during a new Three Kings Celebration 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 6, at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. During the free family event, the three kings - Gaspar, Melchior and Balthazar - will...
  • Three of SteelStacks' six music-genre festivals won't return for 2013

     
    ArtsQuest will cut three of the six genre-specific music festivals it holds at its SteelStacks campus from its 2013 lineup, the festival just announced. But it also will add a new holiday celebration, as well. Magic Slim at this year's......
  • Son of Father Hamatie retrieves church’s cross from Lake Eola.

     
    Johnny Hamatie, the 38-year-old son of Father John Hamatie, came up with the gold cross tossed into the waters of Lake Eola as part of Saint George Orthodox Church's Feast of the Epiphany, which celebrates the baptism of Jesus Christ. The cross is...
  • Mexican feast fit for a king

    Mexican feast fit for a king
    Because I left Mexico when I was 6, my recollections of our holiday traditions are often dreamlike and vague. But my memory of Three Kings Day, or el Día de los Reyes Magos, remains vivid because it came right after Christmas, in the first week of...
  • The sweet taste of Christmas

    The sweet taste of Christmas
    Raffi Kendirjian clearly remembers celebrating Christmas Eve as a boy growing up in Beruit — the family gathered at the home of an elderly relative, broke fast and waited for the parish priest and council members to make the rounds through the...
  • Intersections: Breaking bread with two identities

    Every Saturday morning for most of my life, it has been the sweet, lingering smell of fresh-baked bread, rather than an alarm clock, that has lulled me out of a drowsy haze and brought me gently back to reality. In a ritual initiated by my dad, the...