Sinclaire Sparkman shares some interesting facts about Groundhog Day
Back the 1800s, the holiday was known as Candlemas, a Christian holiday celebrating the presentation of Jesus at the temple 40 days after his birth and the purification of his mother, Mary. A big feast is held, and priests bless candles for the coming year on this day. It symbolizes renewal, purification and preparation for the coming year.
Updated Feb 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM