The light of fire, penetrating darkness, is a symbol for the Trinity. He is "the Light of the world," as St. John tells us, and "in Him there is no darkness."
The word "votive" comes from the Latin "votum" meaning "vow," and these candles when lit, are used to symbolize our prayers, vows of prayer, special devotions, intentions or simply our honoring God or one of His Saints. We light the candle while praying for our intention or offering our thanks and then leave the flame burning as signs of our prayers. The candles are a beautiful way to honor an anniversary, baptism, birthday or in rememberence.
Canopy Candles are located above the baptismal font. They are available for $25 and are lit for one week.
The St. Joseph candle, in the Gathering Space, is lit for two weeks for an offering of $50. Gift cards and information are available in the Parish Center.
Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mary, and San Ricarrdo statues, have candles which are located in the Church and Chapel area and are available for a small donation.