Lenten Candles 12 x 1 Inches Diameter Fluted Base
Lenten Candles 12 x 1 Inches Diameter with a Fluted Base. (4 purple,1 pink & 1 red) Purple, the liturgical color for Lent season, the symbol for penance. It also represents the preparation followers practice during Lent season and the sacrifice of the Christ. Rose is the symbol of anticipation of the rejoicing to follow when the Christ is resurrected from the dead on Easter Sunday. The rose candle is traditionally lit on the 4th Sunday of Lent- Laetare Sunday. Laetare is Latin and means to rejoice. Red is the symbol for passion, blood, and fire, red is assigned to Palm Sunday (Sunday before Easter), Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday), and Christ's passion. It also represents the Holy Spirit. These candles will fit candle rings from 3/4 Inch to 1 Inch diameter. Candle holders sold separately, please see recommended items.