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The Promise of the Paschal Candle

Also posted at Catholic Insight At the beginning of the Easter Vigil, when the congregation is engulfed in darkness, the entrance of a single source of light from the Paschal candle signifies hope, salvation, resurrection. It is the light that … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of Illumination

Here is the full text from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s Easter Vigil homily,  The Sacrament of Illumination, taken from the book Lent with Pope Benedict XVI: Meditations for Every Day. The Word Among Us Press, 2012. Gregory of Tours (fourth … Continue reading

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