Longing – A Reflection on the Feast of the Presentation, Luke 2:22-40

The collect and readings for the Feast of the Presentation may be found here. The story of Jesus' presentation in the temple is found in Luke 2:22-40. ----- They met in the temple, Mary and Joseph, Anna, Simeon, Jesus. How…

A Sermon for The Feast of the Presentation (Candlemas)

The Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple was February 2. It is a fixed date feast always falling forty days after Christmas. The collect and readings for the feast may be found here. The appointed gospel…

The Temple of the Heart

Today, February 2, is the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple. The gospel for this feast tells us about Anna, an 84 year old widow, a prophet, who "never left the temple but worshiped there with…

The Feast of the Presentation

The Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple is celebrated on a fixed date, February 2, about forty days after Christmas. It is one of the major feasts in the church year. The Eastern Church calls it…

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