Month: January 2019

Candlemas at Saint Patrick’s xxx

At Candlemas, the church remembers the infant Christ being presented in the Temple in Jerusalem to the old man Simeon who rejoices that, before he dies, he has seen this child, who will be ‘a light to the nations’. But this feast of Candlemas, celebrated by the lighting and extinguishing of candles (hence its name),… Read more »