Advent Wreath Archive
In the center of my Advent wreath is a tall white pillar. It’s the Christ Candle, and it makes my wreath glow with a friendly light. It makes me think of the host of angels lighting up
It’s easy to lose the Fourth Week of Advent, but we have to remember that we’re still in the season of Advent. Today we light the Love Candle.
Here's a bit of history about the origins of three common Christmas symbols.
This week, we light the third candle on our Advent wreath, the one that’s often pink. Why is it called the Joy Candle?
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We light the second candle on our Advent wreath, the Peace Candle. How can we focus on the peace that is going to enter the world at Christmas? What changes can we make today to help bring
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The first week of Advent, we light the Hope Candle. It is a reminder to us of how close (and how far away) Christmas is and of the hope that never fails.
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It’s all too easy to get caught up in everything that needs done. Sarah Reinhard reflects on how we can prepare for Advent and enter it ready for the season it is.
Just a few short years after my first child was born, I began to rediscover my faith, and in particular, the joys of living the liturgical year. I went on a mission to learn everything there was
Walking past Christmas lights downtown, I was brought back to the memories of celebration from my childhood during this beautiful season. Although not Catholic, I have nostalgic memories sitting at dinner, remembering the Christmas story as we
O Radiant Dawn: 5-Minute Prayers Around the Advent Wreath by Lisa M. Hendey Ave Maria Press, October, 2012 That “most wonderful time of the year” is fast approaching with its busy demands: shopping, eggnog, cookies, parties,
Looking for the perfect way to put your iPhone or iPad to great devotional use this Advent season? Look no further than the wonderful Advent Companion 2011 from our friends at Magnificat. I’ll admit to heading into
Advent is one of the most important seasons in the Church. During the time of Advent we are called to prepare ourselves for the coming of Christ as well as wait and watch for the Lord. This