The Paschal Candle Extinguished (Acts 1:1-11)

The Paschal Candle Extinguished (Acts 1:1-11)

Though the comparison is imperfect, the Paschal Candle reminds me a little bit of the candles on a birthday cake. We light it/them briefly, giving thanks to God for the gift of Life that that the burning flame represents. But then we extinguish the fire, with applause and celebration, eager to dig into the gifts that have been set aside for us to receive.

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