Malachi 3: 1-4
The fifth-century BC prophet Malachi foresees a time when the Lord will ‘enter his Temple’.

Hebrews 2: 14-18
The genuine humanity of Jesus is underlined: he became completely like his brothers and sisters, complying with the rituals of his people.

Luke 2: 22-40

The story of how Mary and Joseph fulfilled the Law, but also how Jesus made his first appearance in the Temple and was recognised as saviour of all, Jew and Gentile alike.