Saturday, January 5, 2008


January 6th

After their audience with the king they set out.

And behold, the star that they had seen at its rising preceded them,

until it came and stopped over the place where the child was.

They were overjoyed at seeing the star,

and on entering the house

they saw the Child with Mary his mother.

They prostrated themselves and did Him homage.

Then they opened their treasures

and offered Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod,

they departed for their country by another way.

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