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Re: [liturgy-l] Ceremony of Oil Lamp of St, Francis

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    A related nuance might be that the votive lamp there uses oil is supplied by the Holy See/Bishop of Rome per the patronal role of St Francis. ... David Lewis
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      A related nuance might be that the votive lamp there uses oil is supplied by the Holy See/Bishop of Rome per the patronal role of St Francis.
       
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      David Lewis
      Arlington VA USA
      dlewisaao@...
       
      In a message dated 10/6/2013 12:39:41 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, lhwhitaker@... writes:


      Perhaps all of oil that is burned in the votive lamp is blessed on St. Francis' Day.... in the same way that candles are blessed on Candlemas?


      On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 12:52 AM, Douglas Cowling <cowling.douglas@...> wrote:
      The rite is on the pope's itinerary in Assisi:

      'Ceremony of the oil supply to the votive lamp of St. Francis Patron of
      Italy in Piazza San
                      Francesco of Assisi.'


      What's the tradition?

      Doug Cowling
      Director of Music
      St. Philip's Church, Etobicoke
      Toronto





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