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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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