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Mass for the Feast of Candlemas

On Thursday 31st January, we shall be celebrating mass for the Feast of Candlemas.  What can you find out about this particular feast day?

3 comments on “Mass for the Feast of Candlemas

  1. Candlemas commemorates Jesus’ presentation at the temple at Jerusalem. It’s known as candlemas as Jesus is the light of the world.

  2. The name of the festival derives from the word candela meaning candle.

  3. This feast is also known as the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus and the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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