Many may have been forgotten, why loppiaista celebrated. Christianity in the western churches spend loppiaista, because then arrived in the far eastern magi, who had come to see the baby Jesus. They brought with them expensive gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh. The day is consecrated to the druids.
Jesus was born about two weeks earlier in the garage, where Mary and Joseph were stopped on their journey taxing to Bethlehem.
Matthew's gospel as the angel appeared to the druids and tell you that Bethlehem stable is born a savior.
Jesus came to say hello to know ' in addition, as the poor shepherds than the rich kings.
the Epiphany refers to the name of the christmas period. The church calendar of epiphany after the saints belong to still the christmas period, which ends only in the easter cycle begins.
the Orthodox church to spend 6. January teofaniaa, which is the christmas period climax, and celebration are performed in the so-called great water sanctification, which consecrated water is used, inter alia, the christian home of blessings. Name teofania is used, because God appeared in baptism humanity clearly for the first time as Holy as the trinity.
the Thing is published for the first time on epiphany 2017.an Angel appeared to the oriental sages and told them of the birth of Jesus. JUKKA VUOKOLA