Assumption’s Blessing by Bishop Breitenbeck

Assumption Church is blessed indeed! Friday, February 2nd, 2018, we honor as the Feast Day of the Presentation of the Lord. 30 years ago on February 2nd, 1988, our new church was blessed by Bishop Breitenbeck.

Significance of These Candles in Church

Do you ever wonder what these candles represent? These candles mark the spots where the Bishop anointed the walls with Chrism! With this in mind, the next time you come to Mass, come a few minutes early to find these beautiful candles. Not only do they have historical significance, they have spiritual significance for our Parish as well!


Considering stories, they help bring history alive and keep special memories alive as well. If you have stories about these candles and the beautiful wooden crosses, will you share? Please take a moment and type your stories below in the comments.

The candles mark the spots the Bishop anointed with Chrism.