Our Advent Journey
What Is the Advent Season?
It is a liturgical season with the weeks leading up to Christmas. It is a season of joyful anticipation of the coming of our Lord, baby Jesus. The liturgical colors of Advent are purple and “rose” (pink).
Father Matthew, the meaning of Advent.
Little Flower Choirs Sing Christmas Carols
Join us on our Advent Journey: Calendar of events
Blessing of the Ornaments
7th at 7pm
8th at 9am
3 - 4pm
Blessing of the Creche
Blessing of the Nativity figures
The Symbolism Behind an Advent Wreath
The purple candles stand for royalty
The pink (or rose colored) candle stands for joy
The wreath itself symbolizes how God’s love for us is never changing, like the evergreen, that stays green all year. The circle shape symbolizes how God has no beginning and no end, just like a circle. He always has been, and he always will be.
What Do The 4 Advent Candles Represent and order in which to light them
There are 4 Sundays in Advent. Each Sunday you add 1 more candle that you light each night. Here are what the 4 candles during Advent stand for:
First Sunday of Advent (purple candle): Hope
Second Sunday of Advent (purple candle): Peace
Third Sunday of Advent (pink candle): Joy
Fourth Sunday of Advent (purple candle): Love