Sermon From The Feast Of The
In this event in the life of the Holy Family, the first procession took place when Christ was carried through the Temple of God. This is renewed by the faithful today in the procession with the candle which represents Our Lord. We see the perfect example of humility in the Blessed Mother, who submitted to the law for sinners, which required ritual purification after birth. The essence of sacrifice is in our heart and mind, not our bodily movements. This is the day we offer our hearts completely to God.