July 6, 2017 //
“In the Easter liturgy, the light of the paschal candle lights countless other candles. Faith is passed on to another, just as one candle is lighted from another,” says the encyclical “Lumen Fidei” (“The Light of Faith”) from Pope Francis. Pictured are worshippers holding candles during the Easter Vigil at St. Jude Church in Mastic Beach, N.Y. (CNS file photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) (July 5, 2013) See POPE-ENCYCLICAL and ENCYCLICAL-EXCERPTS and ENCYCLICAL-GLANCE July 5, 2013.
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