Color & Meaning of Advent Wreaths?

Answer In the Christian tradition, the season of Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day. It is celebrated each Sunday leading up to Christmas Eve. According to Catholic Online, "the word ... Read More »

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What is the meaning of Advent candles?

During the four weeks leading up to Christmas, many Christians celebrate Advent. Each Sunday of Advent, they light an additional candle in the Advent wreath until all of the candles are lit.History... Read More »

What is the meaning of candles on an advent wreath?

Advent wreaths come from the Lutheran tradition, and more specifically from eastern Germany. The never-ending shape of the wreath represents the everlasting presence of God and his mercy. Even the ... Read More »

What is the meaning of the Advent wreath and candles?

An Advent wreath is composed of evergreen branches with four candles placed surrounding the wreath and one candle placed in the center of the wreath. Churches and parishioners display Advent wreath... Read More »

What is the meaning of the pink candle on an advent wreath?

Christians celebrate Advent, or the preparation of the birth of Jesus, with Advent wreaths. The wreath has five candles, and one candle is lit each week counting down to Christmas. Traditionally, t... Read More »