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  • The trees stood up like silver candelabra of some incredible cold candlemas of purification.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • Current Mood: candlemas.8 gunslingers | crown me king

    mordicai: crown me king!

  • When R. got home, she basically confirmed the same thing (although it would be candlemas, not mabon) and was clearly pissed about it also.

    catpewk Diary Entry

  • The bishops present kiss the palm which they receive and his right knee: and the mitred abbots and _Penitenzieri_ kiss the palm and his foot [34], as do all who come after them in the following order, which is observed also on good-friday at the kissing of the cross, and it is also on candlemas-day and ash-wednesday.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • Isn't this sort of behaviour supposed to be highly unlucky, breaking all Godly rules of candlemas?

    The Guardian World News

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