vigil candle

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Noun1.vigil candle - a candle lighted by a worshiper in a churchvigil candle - a candle lighted by a worshiper in a church
candle, wax light, taper - stick of wax with a wick in the middle
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Even the vigil candle will just be white," he said.
The open grave was found on Friday morning by a member of Tassos Papadopoulos' guard, who lit the vigil candle at the grave every morning.
The light they hold in their hearts for Emma is like a vigil candle burning in intercession on her behalf.
Once upon a time to light a vigil candle in church seemed more like a superstition to me than a sacred gesture of prayer.
Surrounded by the congregation, each member holding a candle, Kezios takes his candle and lights it by the vigil candle.
During Mass we also experience communion with our dearly departed--the person for whom the Mass is offered, our own deceased, the people for whom we've lit a vigil candle.
Only when they are gone do laity begin to move, some to light a vigil candle, some to kneel and pray yet more, some to leave the nave and go downstairs, enticed by the call of the pancakes.
Later in evening on Saturday, candle vigil memorial ceremony will be held at Naluchi Bridge where AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan and others would vigil candles to remember those who had lost their lives in deadly earthquake 2005.