Within the types of candles we have for sale in our catalog, religious Articles Brabander, we have specialized in the Paschal Candles. The purchase of a Paschal Candle is new is an important time for any parish, church, convent, cathedral, etc... in preparation for the Easter Vigil and Holy Week. The Paschal Candles are one of the religious articles that are most relevant during the celebration of the Holy Week and Easter.
The Paschal Candles that you can buy in Religious Articles Brabander are made of wax of the first quality. Manufactured by artisan processes that allow you to get a wax with a color is completely pure and a very pleasant touch. We have for sale Paschal Candles with decorative elements in relief or completely smooth. The Paschal Candles with decoration in relief that you can buy, the more we have demanded in the past four years, are decorated with the Cross (and/or other liturgical elements), the alpha, the omega, and the year embossed (easily replaceable in the next few years). This decoration is made with colored wax using the most modern techniques, getting a few bright colors and easily visible. The relief decoration is finished off with gold paint to give glow to the Easter Candle during the ritual of blessing and power. The Paschal Candle, and by its special features and use, it must be a candle of great size. The most sold are the Paschal Candle 8-by-80 cm, 9 x 90 cm and 10 x 100 cm
The name candle comes from the Latin word ”cereus”, which means wax. The Paschal Candle is a wax candle of a large size since it is lit from the Easter Vigil, the Saturday of Holy Week until the Sunday of Pentecost.
The Paschal Candle is a candle with a larger meaning from that used normally in a parish.
The Paschal Candle, while it is off, it represents the death, the earthly life to which we were condemned all men for our sins.
In contrast, the Paschal Candle, once lit during the ritual of the Vigil of Easter, representing the Resurrection of Our Lord jesus Christ. It means the triumph of Jesus over death, the eternal life which gave us our Savior. The Paschal Candle represents the forgiveness of sins and the end of the darkness.
The origin of the deep meaning that represents the Paschal Candle is not clear. What we do know is that their meaning is defined by the fire.
The fire was an element that it represents, from the first, the presence of God. In the Old Testament we find numerous references in this regard. From the burning bush that appeared to Moses up to the column of fire that guided the people of Israel during the nights while they were in the desert. Many scholars consider the pillar of fire as one of the symbols closest to the actual meaning of the Paschal Candle.
It is believed that in the centuries to fifth or sixth, the flame of candles and candles begins to relate to the Resurrection of Our Lord jesus Christ.
Already in the middle ages, between the centuries XIII and XV, are coming to be the meaning of the Paschal Candle as a candle with a very relevant role in the Liturgy.
Is associated to the Paschal Candle off to the death of Jesus, while the Paschal Candle lit represents the Resurrection of our Savior, jesus Christ.
The Paschal Candle is decorated with an alpha and an omega, the current year (it is recommended to buy a Paschal Candle new each year), a Cross and/or other symbols of Jesus and the five nails of incense.
The Greek letter alpha (located in the upper part of the Paschal Candle) and the letter omega (located at the bottom of the Paschal Candle), are, respectively, the first letter and the last of the Greek alphabet. The seaweed and the omega have three important meanings in the Paschal Candle:
/ Christ is the beginning and the end of all things.
B/ The word of God is eternal (Revelation 1:08 Pm: "I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord, who is, who was and who is to come, the Almighty").
C/ Christ is alive in his Church now and forever. Jesus gives us strength to face one more year.
The year 2018 is placed in the Paschal Candle as a symbol of the presence of God here and now.
in the Paschal Candle is traditionally the symbol of Jesus. In an Candle Passover represents Christ and the eternal light that gives to all of us, to serve as a guide in the dark. Other liturgical symbols that are used today in Candles for Passover are the lamb, the risen Christ, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, etc...
Nails or grains of incense represent the five wounds that Jesus suffered during his Crucifixion (the four wounds of the nails that held you to the Cross and the wound of the spear of the soldier on the right side).
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