The Correct Way to Light Altar Candles?

Answer In the Catholic Church the duty of lighting the altar candles falls upon the shoulders of the acolytes, who also are responsible for preparing the wine for mass. The lighting of the candles is perf... Read More »

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How to Light the Advent Candles?

Well, it is that time of year again. The time when we prepare all ourselves for Christmas that is. We make preparations for that Holy Day for approximately 30 days in advance, and we mark each week... Read More »

Can you light candles in mason jars?

Candles displayed in mason jars are a festive source of lighting for an informal gathering. The easiest and safest method of lighting a candle that has been placed in a mason jar is to use a long f... Read More »

Why do we light candles on a birthday cake?

As part of American tradition, birthday cakes are topped with a number of candles that correspond with the celebrators age. There is religious symbolism and historical significance to why this trad... Read More »

When do you light candles in a wedding ceremony?

On One Hand: Ceremony CandlesChose two people to be candle lighters for the wedding ceremony. After guests have been seated the pair will walk down the aisle lighting candles, meeting at the center... Read More »