Daily Archives: February 2, 2014

February 2

Feast of the Purification Candlemas Day Reflection The Feast of the Purification, often called Candlemas, commemorates the presentation of Jesus in the temple, which, as Jewish law required, took place 40 days after his birth. Simeon and Anna, two elderly holy persons, recognized him and proclaimed him with joy. Simeon called Jesus “a light to reveal God to the nations.”…

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