Day: February 2, 2021

February 2

By Clara Santoro | February 2, 2021 | Comments Off on 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. The gospel tells us that 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”. Consequently, this feast was made…