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blessed candles Constance Friday, January 18, 2008


You have been very helpful since I first contacted you. Now I have two questions regarding prayers with lit blessed candles.

I have noticed quite unusual thing which happens almost every time I pray for a person who has been struck by magick for a long time. When I start praying for him strange little objects appear on the top of the candle. They are as melted metal, bronze or golden and when the candle is out they turn black or dark grey.

Sometimes the candle starts to burst with sparcles and often goes out. I also saw a little hair and something like black dust or a kind of dirt the other night. All those objects disappear after the candle is out for some time. There is no trace of anything. The top is white and clean again.

I also felt a hostile presence last night while praying but I was not scared at all. I continued praying so fervently that I thought a minute had passed and actually more than half an hour had passed. What is this?

Question Answered by Bro. Ignatius Mary, OLSM

Dear Constance:

Sorry for the delay in answering your question. I cannot always answer questions quickly due to workload. The advertised time period for answering questions is 3-5 days.


As for your question, it is possible that the candles you are using have some small materials on it that cause the sparkles.

It is also possible that the phenomenon is one, coupled with the feeling of a hostile presence, that is designed to scare you into giving up your prayers. The Enemy will certainly not appreciate your praying for people who have be victims of magick.

Your response is a good one -- keep praying.

If you need to you can rebuke any spirit behind these events. There is a Prayer to Rebuke Particular Spirits in the Prayer Catalog linked below.

God bless,
Bro. Ignatius Mary


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