Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

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On February 2nd, the Church celebrates the feast of the Presentation of the Lord which occurs forty days after the birth of Jesus.  It is also known as Candlemas day, since the blessing and procession of candles is included in today’s liturgy.

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

Also, on this day the Church celebrates the World Day for Consecrated Life.

http://www.vaticannews.va/en/church/news/2018-02/world-day-consecrated-life.html