a large, decorated candle sacrifice giving up something out of love for that is lit from the new fire at the Easter Vigil. This candle is lit at all masses during the Easter season. It is also lit at Baptisms and funerals.
the mystery of Jesus’ suffering, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension
a part of the Introductory Rites at Mass, when we are called to think about our sins and ask for God’s mercy
prayer at Mass for the needs of the Church and the world