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Worldwide Candle Lighting Day

December 12, 2021

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day second of December, repeating indefinitely

When:
Second Sunday
in December
Where:
Everywhere
First occurrence:
1997
Created by
The Compassionate Friends
in 1997
🕯️

Worldwide Candle Lighting Day was created by the community
from The Compassionate Friend in 1997 as a small internet
observance
in honor of children who’s lives were tragically
short for any reason.

The candles are lit at 7:00 pm or 19:00 local time to remember
these children who never got to grow up and to support their
grieving friends and family.

#WorldwideCandleLightingDay #CandleLightingDay

 

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Date:
December 12, 2021
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