February 2 - Presentation of Jesus at the Temple / Candlemas

Presentation of the Lord Coloring Pages and More

Coloring Pages

Copywork - Bible Verse from Luke 2
"Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of  many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be 
contradicted and you yourself a sword will pierce so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed."
      manuscript         cursive

Learn More
What is Candelmas? (Catholic Encyclopedia)
Youtube Video, Animated (3 min, LuketheBook)
Youtube Video Jesus in the Temple Video for Kids (4 min, Saddleback Kids)
Video (reinactment) (4 min, Ignatius Press)
Saint of the Day, Franciscan Media (2 min audio and short description)

Ideas to Celebrate
- Light Candles
- Go to Mass and ask your priest/deacon to bless your candles
- Take down your Christmas ornaments
- Often considered the beginning of spring, you could do another act of purification-spring clean!
- Make crepes or pancakes (symbols of the sun)

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