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Latin Mass:  Feast of the Purification
Beloved in Jesus Christ,
Today we celebrate the Purification of the Blessed Virgin, also called Candlemass. At the time of Our Lord, a mother who had given birth was to go to the temple for the Purification ceremony 40 days after childbirth, and so this feast brings us to 40 days after Christmas. This is also called Candlemass, because we bless candles and have our procession ….. more

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