By Brandon Harvey, Catholic Exchange - I would like to draw your attention to the sixth invitation listed here. The document referenced above states that the Epiphany has a “strong missionary character.” The Liturgical Year proposes and re-proposes an ordered life of holiness each year. Every Christian is called to not only support the missionary work of others within the Church, but to play an active part in the evangelization of people and culture (Evangelii Nuntiandi 70-73).
By John Bergsma, The Sacred Page Blog - The word “Epiphany” comes from two Greek words: epi, “on, upon”; and phaino, “to appear, to shine.” Therefore, the “Epiphany” refers to the divinity of Jesus “shining upon” the earth, in other words, the manifestation of his divine nature. The use of the word “epiphany” for the revelation of divinity predates Christianity...
By Thomas G. Weinandy, OFM, Cap., The Catholic Thing - A proper understanding of this petition is found in Jesus’ own life. His life exemplifies, and so becomes the interpretive key, to the authentic meaning of the petition. Moreover, as in Jesus’ life, the petition, “lead us not into temptation,” cannot be understood apart from “deliver us from evil.” Together they form one complete petition.
By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews - Snopes has become more of a left-wing ideology proponent than a fact checker… The site recently ran a piece attacking the assertion that abortion is the leading cause of death in the world… The statistic came by comparing data from Worldometers, an independent site that collects and reports data from governments and other reputable organizations… The site estimated there were 41.9 million abortions in the world in 2018.