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Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Presentation of the Lord which occurs forty days after the birth of Jesus and is also known as Candlemas day, since the blessing and procession of candles is included in today’s liturgy. -Catholiccultre.org Did you know that on this feast day, there

In the darkest hour when our Saviour was crucified, pilgrims pierce the darkness with votive candles. (Greg Hartman CT/Photo)
Today in the Church Calendar, it’s the Feast of the Presentation in the Temple, or Candlemas. Candlemas officially ends the Christmas Season as it’s the 40th day of the Christmas/Epiphany Season. In Luke 2:22-40 “When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and