“Lord, you have set your servant free to go in peace as you have promised. For these eyes of mine have seen the Savior, whom you have prepared for all the world to see: A Light to enlighten the nations, and the glory of your people Israel.
Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, 12th century cloisenne enamel icon from Georgia; The Song of Simeon, Luke 2:29-32
Join us on Sunday, February 2 at 4:00 PM for an Evensong for The Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ in Temple (also known as Candlemas). This feast day commemorates the presentation of Jesus and the purification of Mary in Jerusalem 40 days after the birth of Jesus. It is also the occasion of the meeting of Jesus with Simeon and Anna.
Evensong will be sung by the Ambrose Romanos Singers directed by James Michael Thompson.