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Epiphany

Definition: Epiphany is the Twelfth Day of Christmas and the end of the Christmas season.

Comes from the Greek word referring to the baptism of Jesus and the arrival in Bethlehem of the Three Wise Men who came to worship Jesus.

Celebrated on January 6. Ukrainians celebrate on January 19 due to the different calendar.

Also Known As: Acadian: Feast of Kings; Spanish: Three Kings Day; Labradour: Nalujuk's Nigh or Jannies' Night

Elsewhere on the Web:

Epiphany
Christianity Guide Charles Henderson shares the season of illumination and discovery.

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