January 6, 2020

A Resource Page on the Theophany of Christ in the Church Fathers, Saints and Teachers

Various Church Fathers

Prefigurations of Baptism in the Old Testament

St. Hippolytus of Rome

Discourse on the Holy Theophany (St. Hippolytus of Rome)

St. Gregory Thaumaturgos

Discourse on the Holy Theophany (St. Gregory Thaumaturgus)

St. Cyril of Jerusalem

Why Was Jesus Baptized?

Why the Holy Spirit Descended as a Dove Upon Christ

The Baptism of Water and the Baptism of Blood

John the Baptist, the Greatest Among Servants and Prophets But Not the Master and Lord

St. Gregory of Nyssa

A Homily for the Day of Lights (St. Gregory of Nyssa)

St. Gregory the Theologian

Oration on the Holy Lights (St. Gregory the Theologian)

St. Ephraim the Syrian

Ephraim the Syrian: 15 Hymns For the Feast of Epiphany

St. John Chrysostom

On the Holy Theophany (St. John Chrysostom)

St. Cyril of Alexandria

Homily on the Baptism of Christ (St. Cyril of Alexandria)

St. Leo the Great 
St. Maximus of Turin

St. Diadochos of Photiki

Grace and Sin Within Us Before and After Baptism (St. Diadochos of Photiki)

St. Romanos the Melodist

Kontakia on the Holy Theophany (St. Romanos the Melodist)

St. Sophronios of Jerusalem

The Theophany Prayer of St. Sophronios of Jerusalem 

St. John of Damascus 
St. Gregory Palamas
St. Damaskinos the Studite

Why Did Jesus Choose to be Baptized in the Jordan River?

Archpriest Rodion Putyatin

St. Theophan the Recluse

What Was Revealed on Theophany? (St. Theophan the Recluse)

St. Philaret the Confessor

Homily on the Theophany (St. Philaret the Confessor)   

St. John of Kronstadt 
St. Chrysostomos of Smyrna
St. Luke of Simferopol

On the Holy Theophany (St. Nikolai Velimirovich)

St. John Maximovitch 
St. Justin Popovich
Elder Sophrony of Essex 

Alexandros Papadiamantis

Theophany (An Essay of Alexandros Papadiamantis)

"All-Bright Theophany": A Short Story by Alexandros Papadiamantis 

Photios Kontoglou 
Archimandrite George Kapsanis