Fr. Thomas Colyandro
Dawn of the Light of Knowledge
"Your birth, O Christ our God, dawned the light of knowledge upon the earth. For by Your birth those who adored stars
were taught by a star to worship You, the Sun of Justice, and to know You, Orient from on High."
O Lord, glory to You.
- From the Apolytikion (a dismissal hymn) of the Feast of the Nativity
- Icon of the Adoration of the Magi (from the Menologion of Basil II, 10th-11th c.)