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Candle Lighting – Tuesday of Holy Week, Year C, 2010

  Light the Christ Candle.  Light only three of the six purple candles.   Question:   Why do we light only three purple candles? Response:    We light only three purple candles to remind us that we have not   … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – Monday of Holy Week, Year C, 2010

  Light the Christ candle.  Light only four of the six purple candles.   Question:   Why do we light only four purple candles? Response:    We light only four purple candles because there are times when       … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – Palm Sunday, Year C, 2010

  NOTE:  The colour for Palm Sunday is red as we begin Holy Week, our highest holy             time.  We mark this change by placing a red placemat underneath the             Lenten table centerpiece.   Light the Christ candle and … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – 5th Sunday in Lent, Year C, 2010

  Light the Christ candle and the four purple candles. Light a fifth purple candle.   Question:    Why do we light this candle? Response:    We light this candle to lavish Christ with our worship.   Read:    John … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – 4th Sunday in Lent, Year C, 2010

Light the Christ candle and the first three purple candles. Light a fourth purple candle.   Question:   Why do we light this candle? Response:   We light this candle in gratitude for the gift of God’s amazing grace.   … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – 3rd Sunday in Lent, Year C, 2010

                                                                                                                                                                  Light the white Christ candle and the first two purple candles. Light a third purple candle.   Question:      Why do we light this candle? Response:     We light this candle to remind us to seek the Lord … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – 2nd Sunday in Lent, Year C, 2010

Light the white Christ Candle and one purple candle. Light a second purple candle.   Question:     Why do we light this candle? Response:    We light this candle to remind us of our need for Christ.   Read:   … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – 1st Sunday in Lent, Year C, 2010

Following is a simple liturgy to use if you are marking Lent by lighting candles (see Lenten Table Centrepiece).  Asking the question is one of the ways in which children can participate in this.   Light a white candle for … Continue reading

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Candle Lighting – Ash Wednesday, Year C, 2010

Following is a simple liturgy to use if you are marking Lent by lighting candles (see Lenten Table Centrepiece).  Asking the question is one of the ways in which children can participate in this.   Light a white candle for … Continue reading

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A Lenten Journey To Jerusalem

                        In the gospel of Luke, after the Transfiguration, Jesus comes down off the mountain and “set his face to go to Jerusalem” (9:51).  In this we hear the … Continue reading

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