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 12: 1-8
Reflect: With what do you, your family, your church anoint Jesus in worship?
Pray: You, Jesus, anoint us with Your wisdom, Your life, Your death
and Your resurrection. Make our response a life in grateful service
and self-giving love. Amen.
Note: You could also sing a favourite hymn of praise at this point.
The candle lighting liturgies continue in the Holy Week section of