Day of Light

Day of LightDay of Light is an easy way for OCF chapters to set up a table about OCF on their campuses, to take prayer requests from all students, and to offer them a chance to light a candle at a Paraklesis service. Our hope as an OCF is to share the Light of Christ with our neighbors by doing something we do every Sunday, lighting candles for ourselves and for our loved ones!

How-To: A one-page guide to setting up Day of Light on your campus

Invitation: Editable invitation to Paraklesis to pass out on Day of Light

Resource Guide: A short guide of supplementary materials such as an explanation of why we light candles, a description of the Paraklesis service, and an explanation of intercessory prayer

Paraklesis Service: The text of the Paraklesis service, translated and published by Holy Cross Press. For a beautiful print version of this service, visit the Holy Cross Bookstore.


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