Begin your lighting by singing Holy Darkness.

Week 1, November 29 and through the week
“I will light candles this Christmas, candles of joy despite all the sadness, candles that will burn all year long.”

Week 2, December 6 and through the week
“I will light candles this Christmas, candles of joy despite all the sadness, candles that will burn all year long, candles of hope where despair keeps watch, candles that will burn all year long.”

Week 3, December 13 and through the week
“I will light candles this Christmas, candles of joy despite all the sadness, candles that will burn all year long, candles of hope where despair keeps watch, candles of courage for fears ever present, candles that will burn all year long.”

Week 4, December 20
“I will light candles this Christmas, candles of joy despite all the sadness, candles that will burn all year long, candles of hope where despair keeps watch, candles of courage for fears ever present, candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, candles that will burn all year long.”

Week 4, December 21 and through the week:
“I will light candles this Christmas, candles of joy despite all the sadness, candles that will burn all year long, candles of hope where despair keeps watch, candles of courage for fears ever present, candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, candles of grace to ease heavy burdens, candles that will burn all year long.”

Week 4, December 24
“I will light candles this Christmas, candles of joy despite all the sadness, candles that will burn all year long, candles of hope where despair keeps watch, candles of courage for fears ever present, candles of peace for tempest-tossed days, candles of grace to ease heavy burdens, candles of love to inspire all my living, candles that will burn all year long.”

End your candle lighting by singing Holy Darkness again.