When is Candlemas 2023?

Candlemas 2023 is on Thursday 2nd Feb, 2023 (02/02/2023) in 471 days

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 2024

The next occurrence of Candlemas is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Candlemas 2024FridayFeb 2nd in 836 days
Candlemas 2023ThursdayFeb 2nd in 471 days
Candlemas 2022WednesdayFeb 2nd in 106 days
Candlemas 2021TuesdayFeb 2nd 258 days ago
Candlemas 2020SundayFeb 2nd 624 days ago
Candlemas 2019SaturdayFeb 2nd 989 days ago
Candlemas 2018FridayFeb 2nd 1354 days ago
Candlemas 2017ThursdayFeb 2nd 1719 days ago
Candlemas 2016TuesdayFeb 2nd 2085 days ago
Candlemas 2015MondayFeb 2nd 2450 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateFeb 2, 2023
When? Starts in 471 days
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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