A Look at Candle Ceremonies
The purpose of this ceremony is to symbolise unity, hope, prosperity,
warmth and acceptance.
There are traditionally three candles, and the parents from each
family are involved. The candles are displayed in a line, and
the parents will light the outer candles.
Once lit, the couple making the commitment will then take the
outer candles (and together), they will light the central candle.
This completes the ceremony, and hence a symbol of unity has been