Candlemas – Blessing of Candles and Food

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville

Candlemas - Friday, February 2, 2024 5:30 p.m. Blessing of Candles Experience this beautiful celebration of the entrance of the infant Jesus into the temple forty days after his birth, […]

Throat Blessings on the Eve of St. Blaise

St. James Catholic Church 12447 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville

Participate in the annual blessing of the throats, calling on the intercession of St. Blaise against diseases and ailments. It is a longstanding tradition to use blessed candles from Candlemas […]