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Nota Bene Feb. 6, 2019

St. James marks Candlemas

By Agnieszka Ruck

Young women observe Candlemas at St. James Parish Feb. 2. (St. James photo)

Catholics in Abbotsford arrived at St. James Parish for a special celebration of Candlemas on Saturday, Feb. 2.

The annual observance, also known as the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, involves the blessing of candles at Mass. The community also held a First Saturday service and a potluck supper later in the day.