The Guiding Light of Saint Lucia

In many parts of the world, especially Sweden, Norway and the Swedish-speaking parts of Finland, the Festival of Lights and Saint Lucia’s Feast Day mark the beginning of the Christmas Season. Saint Lucia is among the earliest Christian Martyrs. Her Feast Day honors her death at the hand of the Romans on December 13, 304.

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Third Sunday of Advent and Saint Lucia

Today is the Third Sunday of Advent. Unlike the two Purple Sundays before it, tonight we will light the Pink Candle. Our hearts are filled with Joy as we are drawn ever closer to Christmas. Today is also the Feast Day of Saint Lucia.

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Saint Lucia’s Festival of Lights

The Festival of Lights and Saint Lucia’s Feast Day marks the beginning of the Christmas Season in some countries, especially Sweden, Norway and the Swedish-speaking areas of Finland. The day honors Saint Lucia (Saint Lucy); one of the earliest Christian Martyrs.

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