Daily Archives: February 2, 2014

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From http://ocarm.org/en/content/liturgy/presentation-jesus-temple-feast

Candlemas or The Presentation of Jesus

February 2 is the celebration of the purification of Mary after the birth of Jesus and his presentation at the Temple Luke 2:22-39. The passage also presents two prophetic statements, one from a man, Simeon, and one from a woman, Anna (although Anna’s specific words are not given, we are simply told, “At that moment she came, and began to praise God and to speak about the child to all who were looking for the […]