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Altar Candle 2-1/2"x9" APE 51% Beeswax

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Altar Candle 2-1/2"x9" APE 51% Beeswax

Item# 56315

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Product Description

  • Beeswax for symbolic Spiritual significance
  • Dependable, clean burn
  • Designed for Use on Church Altars


St. Patrick's Guild carries quality beeswax and paraffin candles for liturgical worship needs. The 2-1/2" x 9" 51% beeswax altar candle from Cathedral Candle is a popular choice for altar candles. The 2-1/2" x 9" is a standard sized altar candle and adds a sacred a presence to your worship experience. This 2-1/2" x 9" altar candles comes with an all-purpose end which is an inner ring cut into the bottom of the candle to accommodate an all-purpose socket. This candle also fits into a standard 2-1/2" socket as well. St. Patrick's Guild sells Cathedral Candles because they only use select, pure, natural and imported beeswax. They have even created their own "Artisan Wax™" trademark to distinguish their 51% beeswax candle wax mixture that meets the Church guidelines for candle use in liturgies. The unequaled burning qualities of beeswax are symbolic in representing the Light of Christ burning in the world. Beeswax Advent candles require the use of a candle follower or candle burner.

The average burn time for a 2-1/2" 51% beeswax candle is 9 hours and 30 minutes per inch or 86 hours for the entire candle. Our 2-1/2" x 9" inch 51% beeswax altar candles are priced individually. However, if you want to order a box count, please order in multiples of 2.

Cathedral Candle Company in the U.S.A. has long been crafting candles for devotional use since 1887. Not all beeswax candles are created at the same level of quality due to the variety of grades available for the materials and various manufacturing skill levels. Using only the finest pure natural beeswax, our 2-1/2" x 9" altar candles have a cleaner and more dependable burning performance. Prices are shown are per piece.

Dimensions & Specifications

  • 9"H with 2-1/2" diameter
  • 86 hrs burn time per candle
  • All-Purpose End (APE)
  • Made of 51% beeswax
  • Price shown for 1 candle measuring 2-1/2" x 9"; however if buying in multiples of 2 as they come 2 candles to a box
  • Made in USA by Cathedral Candle Company

Safety Information

  • Always use a candle follower or candle burner for best candle use results
  • Trim wick to 1/4" before lighting and never leave a burning candle unattended
  • Keep candles out of reach of children
  • Always follow basic rules of fire safety when burning candles
  • Never burn a candle on or near anything that might catch fire

Shipping Information

  • Choose Store Pick up, Standard (if no deadline), Expedited (to meet deadlines) or 3 Day Select to meet your shipping needs
  • St. Patrick's Guild offers Air shipping if orders are placed by 9:00am CST. Choose Next Day or 2nd Day Air

What is your Return & Exchange policy?

  • Within 90 days of purchase date, your product may be returned to St. Patrick's Guild with a receipt for exchange or refund. Items returned for refund are paid back by the same method of payment which you originally used. Items returned without a receipt are credited with store credit. We do not require a return authorization number to process returns.
  • To send us a return, simply choose your favorite shipping option. Please enclose a copy of your receipt, the reason for return, and the best phone number or email address at which we can reach you. Once received, your refund is processed immediately.