Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Candlemas, a feast in commemoration of the purification of the Virgin, celebrated on February 2nd. It derives its name from the custom of holding processions and shows of candles. On this day in the Roman Catholic Church all the candles for the ensuing year are consecrated.

“I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.”
John 5:24