Baptism Candle?


A Baptismal Candle is a candle that is lit during a baptism. Altar candles express devotion and the lighting of the Baptismal candle from the Christ candle is part of Christian initiation.
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1. Place one pound of pure beeswax into an empty coffee can, and place the coffee can into the top of a double boiler. 2. Fill the bottom of the double boiler half-way up with water
Roman Catholic Answer. extracted from. Modern Catholic Dictionary. by. John A. Hardon, S.J. Doubleday & Co. Inc. Garden City, NY 1980. Candles are a sacramental used in the Church's
Its used at the Baptism, and you can use it once a year to commemorate it. then it is used at First Holy Communion, and Confirmation.
The water signifies a new beginning and a change from the old. The pouring (not sprinkling) signifies the baby being immersed and being cleansed of Original Sin. The lighted candle
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A baptism candle is a white candle usually lit and given to a newly baptized Christian or to a newly born baby to symbolize renewal of the soul from sin. The candle is lit by the clergy to represent rebirth of Christ and given to the baptized person or to the parents or guardian of a newborn in order to mark the beginning of a new life in Christ. The candle is usually decorated with such symbols as a cross to mark the end of sin.
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