Candlemas Day:  2nd February – Blessing of Candles

Candlemas is celebrated on 2 February and  marks the return of light, a symbol of protection and prosperity.  This Christian festival commemorates the presentation of Jesus at the Temple of   Jerusalem, referring to him as the light of the people of Israel.

The Blessing of Candles will be at the 10am Mass on Thursday 2nd February in St Patricks Church.