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Paschal Candle

The blessing of the 'paschal candle', which is a column of wax of exceptional size, usually fixed in a great candlestick specially destined for that purpose, is a notable feature of the service on Holy Saturday..   From Volume XI of the Original Catholic Encyclopedia.

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Paschal Candle: The blessing of the 'paschal candle', which is a column of wax of exceptional size, usually fixed in a great candlestick specially destined for that purpose, is a notable feature of the service on Holy Saturday.; From the Original Catholic Encyclopedia
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