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A Liturgy for Extinguishing Lenten Candles – Lent 4A (Laetare Sunday)

Let’s review:

Candle 1 – Temptation –We heard about Jesus being tempted in the desert by Satan.

Candle 2 – Searching – Lent is a season when we search for God, just as Nicodemus came searching for Jesus in the middle of the night.

Candle 3 – Confession – We recognized that we confess our sins, and we confess the truth that Jesus is Lord. We heard how a Samaritan woman confessed to her neighbors that she had met the Savior of the world, and they believed her.

This week brings us to the Candle of Joy …

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