Church Supplies >  Altar Supplies >  Church Candles >  Byzantium 51% Beeswax Altar Candles > 

Byzantium 51% Beeswax Altar Candles

spacer line

Show / Hide Description

The Byzantium Brand Natural Colored 51% Beeswax Altar Candle

On the night of October 27th, 312 AD, before the historic battle of the Milvian Bridge, Jesus Christ appeared to the pagan emperor Constantine in a dream in which He instructed Constantine to paint a Christian cross on the battle standards of his army. Included with the banner were the words: In Hoc Signo Vinces, in this sign thou shalt conquer, and armed with this holy power, Constantine crushed his enemy and the Christian world was never the same.

With Constantine's victory and conversion to Christianity, he became the sole ruler of the Roman Empire and began to advance the Christian cause. New Churches were built in Rome and around the empire. When the Roman capital was moved to the city of Byzantium, Constantine built new churches there as well. Soon the city became a spiritual center for Christian of the Eastern Empire.

Beeswax candles were introduced into the liturgy in Byzantium and these pure candles continue as "lights shining in the darkness" these many centuries later.

More Popular Categories
  • Catholic Bibles
  • First Communion Gifts
  • Patron Saint Medals
  • Crosses and Crucifixes
  • Personalized Prayer Cards
  • Catholic Books
  • Rosaries
  • St. Joseph Sunday Missal
  • Daily Roman Missal
  • Magnificat Magazine

    Catholic Gift reviews

    At Aquinas and More we strive to provide excellent customer service. Here are some reviews from our actual customers.

    Nextag Seller

    By using our site you agree to our terms of use.
    All content copyright 2018.
    Special Features