2nd February 2017: Candlemass

Stained Glass window depicting Simeon the Godreceiver, who met the Child Jesus in the Temple in Jerusalem, located in the Cathedral of Brussels, Belgium. Credit: jorisvo / Shutterstock, Inc.

Stained Glass window depicting Simeon the Godreceiver, who met the Child Jesus in the Temple in Jerusalem, located in the Cathedral of Brussels, Belgium. Credit: jorisvo / Shutterstock, Inc.

Rev Captain Ian Maher explores the story of Jesus' presentation at the temple and the encounters with Simeon and Anna.

“Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations." Luke 2:22-40