Octave Day of the Epiphany


On January 13th the Anglican Catholic Church celebrates the Octave Day of the Epiphany of Our Lord.

But, in order that Water should have the power to purify man from his sins, it was necessary that it should be brought in contact with the sacred Body of the Incarnate God. The Eternal Father had sent his Son into the world, not only that he might be its Lawgiver, and Redeemer, and the Victim of its salvation – but that he might also be the Sanctifier of Water; and it was this sacred element that he would divinely bear testimony to his being his Son and manifest him to the world.

~ Dom Prosper Gueranger, The Liturgical Year, Christmas II, p. 237-8.

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About Father Gregory

I am an Anglican Catholic Priest, currently residing in Orvelte, the Netherlands.
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