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The end of the Christmas season

Posted 2 February 2010 by
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Madonna and Child

“Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace.” February 2 is the Feast of the Presentation. This feast celebrates the presentation of Jesus for the blessing given to a firstborn son 40 days after birth. Since Jesus is the light of the world, it became customary to bless your candles for the upcoming year [...]

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