When is Candlemas 2023?

Candlemas 2023 started on Thursday 2nd Feb, 2023 (02/02/2023) 2 days ago

What is Candlemas?


This day is known as the feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is a holy Christian day that honors Jesus’s presentation to the temple, an event narrated in the Gospel according to Luke 2: 22-40.

In reference to Leviticus 12: every woman had to be presented for purification by offering her sacrifices 33 days after the circumcision of her boy.

Dates for Candlemas from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Candlemas is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Candlemas 2030SaturdayFeb 2nd in 2554 days
Candlemas 2029FridayFeb 2nd in 2189 days
Candlemas 2028WednesdayFeb 2nd in 1823 days
Candlemas 2027TuesdayFeb 2nd in 1458 days
Candlemas 2026MondayFeb 2nd in 1093 days
Candlemas 2025SundayFeb 2nd in 728 days
Candlemas 2024FridayFeb 2nd in 362 days
Candlemas 2023ThursdayFeb 2nd 2 days ago
Candlemas 2022WednesdayFeb 2nd 367 days ago
Candlemas 2021TuesdayFeb 2nd 732 days ago
Candlemas 2020SundayFeb 2nd 1098 days ago
Candlemas 2019SaturdayFeb 2nd 1463 days ago
Candlemas 2018FridayFeb 2nd 1828 days ago
Candlemas 2017ThursdayFeb 2nd 2193 days ago
Candlemas 2016TuesdayFeb 2nd 2559 days ago
Candlemas 2015MondayFeb 2nd 2924 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateFeb 2, 2023
When? Ended 2 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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