Tag Archives: Candlemas

Peace, Prosperity & Friendship with all Nations: A 50p for Candlemas

Have you received one of the new 50 pence pieces in your change yet? This is the coin that has been struck to commemorate our exiting the European Union at 11.00pm last Friday night. It contains the legend ‚Äúpeace, prosperity … Continue reading

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Candlemas: A light for all peoples

Candlemas (Luke 2:22-40) is one of my favourite festivals. It has candlelight, a message of hope and promise fulfilled, and it comes as winter is giving way to signs of early spring, so new life is beginning to dawn. It … Continue reading

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Candlemas: Feast of honesty

Candlemas, the Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, has all the ingredients for a cute festival (Luke 2:22-40). There is a newborn baby, just 40 days old; adoring elderly people gushing about the child; proud parents celebrating … Continue reading

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