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Answers to Genealogy FAQs - Feast of the Purification B.V.M.

The 2nd of February has been held as the day of the festival of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary and it is still a holiday of the Church of England. It's more popular name is Candlemass.

For a fairly comprehensive list of feast dates, there is a calendar of dates that can be found at this link:

Calendar of Saints and Feast Days

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