Wednesday, January 6th is day number 6 of the 2021 calendar year with 1 month, 10 days until Epiphany 2021. The UK one remains at 6 January. All rights reserved. Last Sunday after the Epiphany: 15: 16: 17 Ash Wednesday: 18 Thursday after Ash Wednesday: 19 Friday after Ash Wednesday: 20 Saturday after Ash Wednesday: 21 First Sunday in Lent: 22 Monday in the First Week of Lent : 23 Tuesday in the First Week of Lent: 24 St Matthias, Apostle: 25 Thursday in the First Week of Lent: 26 Friday in the First Week of Lent: 27 Saturday in the First Week of … Q: Is it possible to move the Solemnity of the Epiphany which is on 6 January 2021 to 2nd Sunday in Christmas Time 3 January 2021 which I believe is within the Octave of Christmas. Also I note some calendars have put Epiphany on 3 January 2021: the Philippines, Hong Kong and the USCCB. Epiphany also called Three Kings’ Day, Theophany, Denha, Little Christmas, and Baptism of Jesus is celebrated on January 6th each year according to the Gregorian calendar and what most Western Christian Churches follow. By using our site you consent to our Privacy Policy. Some countries celebrate Epiphany on the first Sunday after January 1 and in Columbia they celebrate the day on the second Sunday of January. Many Eastern Christian Churches will celebrate Epiphany on January 19th because they follow … Epiphany 2021 will be on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 (transferred to Sunday, January 3, in the United States and most other countries). Please prove you are human by selecting the. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Epiphany for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, January 6th. A: Canon 1246 §1 lists the days that must be observed as days of obligation though §2 allows conferences of bishops to suppress certain days with approval of the Apostolic See. Epiphany, also known as Three King's Day, is a Christian feast celebrating the revelation of God to man (a theophany) and the presence of God in human history. If you reside in the territory governed by a conference of bishops that has kept Epiphany as a holyday of obligation on January 6, then you may not move it to Sunday. Catholic Sunday Readings for The Epiphany of the Lord, January 3 2021 1st Reading – Isaiah 60:1-6 1 Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Also I note some calendars have put Epiphany on 3 January 2021: the Philippines, Hong Kong and the USCCB. The traditional color for Epiphany is white, which signifies holiness, purity and peace. Epiphany for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, January 6th. In Paul Turner's Blog by Paul TurnerSeptember 1, 2020. Western Churches celebrate Epiphany with a feast that commemorates the visit of the Magi (Three Kings, or Three Wise Men) to baby Jesus, signifying Jesus’s physical revealing to the Gentiles. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! In some areas, the Epiphany celebrates the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist in the River of Jordan as well as the birth of Jesus. In other regions, this day refers to the visit of the the magi (wise men) to the infant Jesus when God revealed Himself to the world through the manifestation of Jesus. Epiphany 2021: Wednesday, January 6, 2021 (transferred to Sunday, January 3, in the United States and most other countries) Epiphany 2022: Thursday, January 6, 2022 (transferred to Sunday, January 2, in the United States and most other countries) 20200106T1404-BOLIIVIA-FEAST-EPIPHANY-600387 c.jpg. Wednesday, January 6 Adoration of the Magi by El Greco, 1568. Epiphany, Theophany, Three Kings' Day, Baptism of Jesus, Reyes, Little Christmas, January 6th annually (Western Churches) January 19th annually (Eastern Churches). Please prove you are human by selecting the Flag. Enter your email address to receive a notification every time Paul posts. The Roman Missal says that wherever the Epiphany is not kept as a holyday of obligation (a day of precept) on January 6, it is assigned to the Sunday that falls from January 2 to January 8. Hence, the research on what conferences would do next year as it is within the Octave of Christmas. Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. © 2020 www.calendardate.com. A list of Church of England (Anglican) Principal Feasts, Holy Days and a calendar of festivals in the UK in 2021. Oct 24, 2020. by Mary M. McGlone. In some Western Churches the day starts the liturgical season of Epiphanytide that follows Christmastide and ends on different days depending on the denomination of the Church. In those conferences, the Second Sunday of Christmas is never observed. In Paul Turner's Blog by Paul TurnerSeptember 1, 2020. We use cookies to personalize content, ads, and provide social media interaction and analyze traffic on our site. Epiphany 2021. The ten days include the Epiphany. New YearsFriday January 11 month, 5 days or 35 days, EpiphanyWednesday January 61 month, 10 days or 40 days, Martin Luther King DayMonday January 181 month, 22 days or 52 days. Epiphany also called Three Kings’ Day, Theophany, Denha, Little Christmas, and Baptism of Jesus is celebrated on January 6th each year according to the Gregorian calendar and what most Western Christian Churches follow. Many Eastern Christian Churches will celebrate Epiphany on January 19th because they follow the Julian calendar. I have the understanding that the feast is moved to the nearest Sunday every time it falls on a week day, this is to allow  people to celebrate the feast. Q: Is it possible to move the Solemnity of the Epiphany which is on 6 January 2021 to 2nd Sunday in Christmas Time 3 January 2021 which I believe is within the Octave of Christmas. Where the Epiphany is observed as a holyday on January 6, the preceding Sunday is usually the Second Sunday of Christmas.