Candles For Purification & St. Blaise

5th Sunday After Epiphany 2017

The powerful blessing given on the feastday of St. Blaise is not only for throats but for any other health problem and even for spiritual maladies.  We also take home with us a blessed candle on Candlemas Day. The candle is revered as a symbol of Christ Himself who is united with us through this most powerful sacramental.  We are encouraged to light a candle when we pray because by so doing we unite our prayer with Christ Himself, whose Body and Soul are symbolized by the candle we hold in our hands or display in our home.  The liturgical candle, made almost completely of the wax from virginal bees, is so important that not to have them lit during the Sacrifice of the Mass is a grievous sin.


2 1717737


Let Us Get Started

1st Sunday Of Advent 2022 We should begin the new year with the greatest help at our disposal – Holy Communion.  The benefits g...

Read Sermon →

Undying Confidence

Last Sunday After Pentecost 2022 Even at the end of the liturgical year we are still filled with great hope.  The virtue of hope,...

Read Sermon →

The Story Of Faith

23rd Sunday After Pentecost 2022 Even though we are given great graces we still fall into sin, and many of these sins are committe...

Read Sermon →

Servants of the Holy Family