‘Superstition is the deviation of religious feeling and of the practices this feeling imposes. … To attribute the efficacy of prayers or of sacramental signs to their mere external performance, apart from the interior dispositions that they demand, is to fall into superstition.’ (CCC 2111)
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The faithful illuminate vigil lights and votive candles for any number of reasons.
“The devil hates everything beautiful and the bells are specifically used to draw attention to the divine worship of God.”