From the Presentation of the Lord, also called Candlemas. Here the priest is saying the Gloria (or the Collect, not sure when I took this). The Collect is a beautiful one: 43 more words
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I actually wound up doing my Candlemas ritual Sunday, the day of Candlemas.
But everything turned out beautifully. I was really pleased and the light of the electronic candle burning all night really added a gorgeous touch and made me feel protected by her light. 18 more words
Last Sunday 2nd February marked the final “peak” arising from the liturgical cycle of Advent/Christmas/Epiphany. The name given to the Presentation of the Child Jesus is Candlemas, and it is celebrated with due solemnity forty days after the Birth of the Lord (Christmas Day). 698 more words