Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The gifts of the Magi...

We celebrated the Epiphany on January 2nd cutting short the 12 days of Christmas.  It just happen to fall a little early this year on the Gregorian/Liturgical Calendar.

Balthassar, Melchior, Gaspar
The Three Kings

Frankincense, Myrrh and a gold coin were presented to the Holy Family.

A small silver box containing Balthassar, Melchior and Gaspar was placed on our family's altar symbolising the Magi's visit.

Chocolate coins and a small token gift were given to Brase to commemorate the Three Kings and our family's annual tradition.

The adoration of the Magi

A gift in honor of the Magi.

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