When Is Epiphany? (In This and Other Years)



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** When Is Epiphany? **

Find the Date when Epiphany Will Be Celebrated in This and Other Years

Epiphany Is Celebrated At Vatican City - Franco Origlia/Getty Images News
Faithful dressed as the Three Magi in St. Peter's Square during the Feast
of the Epiphany, January 6, 2014.  Franco Origlia/Getty Images News
By Scott P. Richert
Catholicism Expert


By Scott P. Richert

Updated March 20, 2016.

Epiphany celebrates the visit of the three kings or wise men to the Christ
Child, signifying the extension of salvation to the Gentiles.

-How Is the Date of the Feast of the Epiphany Determined?-

The date of Epiphany, one of the oldest Christian feasts, is January 6, the
12th day after Christmas. However, in most countries, including the United
States, the celebration of Epiphany is transferred to the Sunday that falls
between January 2 and January 8 (inclusive). Greece, Ireland, Italy, and
Poland continue to observe Epiphany on January 6, as do some dioceses in

Because Epiphany is one of the most important Christian feasts, it is
a Holy Day of Obligation. 

-When Is the Feast of the Epiphany This Year

Source: catholicism.about.com/od/holydaysandholidays/f/When-Is-Epiphany.htm

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