Exposition to the Light of All Nations
February 2nd is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. It is also called Candlemas, calling to mind the words of Simeon, when Jesus was presented in the Temple, forty days after His birth, calling this Baby “a light of revelation to the nations.” This is considered a “Christmas feast,” even though it is not part of the Christmas season. This the last feast of the liturgical calendar that we commemorate Christ still as an infant child.
Before the 9am Mass, there will be Exposition to the Light of All Nations from 7:45am to 8:45am. During this time, the Joyful Mysteries will be prayed. It will conclude with Benediction. At 9am, all are invited to gather in the Vestibule for the blessing of candles and a procession into Church to begin Mass. If you have you own candles to be blessed, please bring them with you.