Candlemas is a beautiful annual celebration! 🕯️
Every year, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the Purification of Our Lady on Feb. 2, also known as Candlemas.
Candlemas is also the traditional conclusion to the Christmas season.
But what is Candlemas? Why does the Church use candles during this celebration?
This video explains that according to tradition, “the presentation at the temple brought Christ’s light to the core of the Jewish center that began its earthly journey in the small village of Bethlehem, now who for all of Jerusalem to see.
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“We celebrate Candlemas as a reminder that the light of Christ is among us, no matter how dark, remote, or impoverished our condition. His light is able to penetrate even the darkest heart.”
Listen to the full explanation below:
Do you celebrate Candlemas? 🕯️
[See also: 5 Reasons to Celebrate Christmas Until Candlemas]
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