Theophany Icon Explained

Theophany Season:

Epiphany-smallTheophany, sometimes called Epiphany, is upon us (Богоявление in Russian, Θεοφάνεια in Greek).  The sixth of January is the official date that the baptism of Christ is celebrated in the Eastern Orthodox Church.  It is not to be confused with the Western holiday also called Epiphany which is a celebration of the magi presenting the baby Christ with their gifts.

The word Theophany means “Revelation of God;” Continue reading