The goal of this website is to be a safe for souls website advancing Catholic thinking and education. When editing, please adhere to the Content Standards.
Some images have been enhanced for teaching purposes and may not be identical to the original artwork.
Can"dle*mas, n. Etym: [AS. candelmæsse, candel candle _ mæsse mass.]
Defn: The second day of February, on which is celebrated the feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple and the Purification of the Virgin Mary; -- so called because the candles for the altar or other sacred uses are blessed on that day.
Media in category "Candlemas"
This category contains only the following file.
Presentation in the ...