February 2 - Presentation of the Lord - Candlemas
Candlemas Until Vatican II, it was celebrated primarily as a Marian feast, but since then it has become Christological first, since it commemorates the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. Having focused so much on the Virgin has a strong theological meaning, since it is Mary, who carries Jesus in her arms, the bearer of light, the Candlemas. One of the most important aspects of this story is the recognition of Jesus as the Savior by Simeon.
How do we recognize those who bring us Jesus? Who is a bearer of light for us? How will I be a bearer of light today?