Different uses of the Paschal candle

  • Created by: Niamh
  • Created on: 19-05-20 13:47
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  • Other uses for the Paschal candle
    • EasterTide
      • The candle is used at Easter tide and is then used up until the next year when a new one is made with the new year on it
    • Baptism
      • Christians believe that a person is filled with the light of Christ
        • When someone is baptised they are given a candle lit from the Paschal candle.
    • funerals
      • A Paschal candle is used at a funeral.
        • This shows that the deceased is joining Christ in the resurrection of life.
          • This shows that the promise that God made to all his believers is being fulfilled through the resurrection of Jesus


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