Epiphanytide : Day 17

Star of wonder Star of light Star with royal beauty bright Westward leading Still proceeding Guide us to thy perfect light. In Puerto Rico, they celebrate Los Reyes or Three Kings.  On January 5, children cut grass or greenery and put it in a box under their bed.  This is grass for the camels to eat.  TheirContinue reading “Epiphanytide : Day 17”

Epiphanytide : Day 16

Star of wonder Star of light Star with royal beauty bright Westward leading Still proceeding Guide us to thy perfect light. In Germany, groups of young people called Sternsinger (also known as Star Singers) travel door to door dressed as the three Wiseman, plus the leader carrying a star.  These singers will be offered treatsContinue reading “Epiphanytide : Day 16”

Epiphanytide : Day 15

Star of wonder Star of light Star with royal beauty bright Westward leading Still proceeding Guide us to thy perfect light. In France, Epiphany used to be a day of celebration of banquets and celebration.  Since the French are now attempting to recover from the excess eating and celebrations of Christmas and New Years, currentlyContinue reading “Epiphanytide : Day 15”