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Friday, February 03, 2017

Set the Way Back Machine to Yesterday...

Presentation of Christ at the Temple by Hans Holbein the Elder, 1500

Yesterday (February 2) was the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, also called Candlemas. The reference to light in the Gospel creates the name (40 days after Christmas) and is the day that traditionally, candles get blesssed. I did a search on Wikipedia for Candlemass and got:

Candlemass is an influential Swedish doom metal band established in Stockholm 1984 by bassist, songwriter and bandleader Leif Edling and drummer Matz Ekström.