When is Candlemas 2024?

Candlemas 2024 is on Friday 2nd Feb, 2024 (02/02/2024) in 961 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 961 days
Candlemas 2023ThursdayFeb 2nd in 596 days
Candlemas 2022WednesdayFeb 2nd in 231 days
Candlemas 2021TuesdayFeb 2nd 133 days ago
Candlemas 2020SundayFeb 2nd 499 days ago
Candlemas 2019SaturdayFeb 2nd 864 days ago
Candlemas 2018FridayFeb 2nd 1229 days ago
Candlemas 2017ThursdayFeb 2nd 1594 days ago
Candlemas 2016TuesdayFeb 2nd 1960 days ago
Candlemas 2015MondayFeb 2nd 2325 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateFeb 2, 2024
When? Starts in 961 days
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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