Our Lady of Candles (Nuestra Senora dela Candelaria), the patroness of Western Visayas and Jaro, Iloilo.

It is known in the Catholic Church as the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus Christ commemorating the day when his mother, Mary, brought him to the Temple in Jerusalem for the first time.

The blessed candles like the palms (palaspas) on Palm Sunday, is believed to protect against evil, harm, and misfortune.

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