Large sanctuary candle first lit in a service in the evening before Easter; a symbol of the risen Christ, it is used at liturgical functions throughout the Easter season and extinguished for the last time after the Gospel on Ascension Day.
Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
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