Tag: Advent

Advent 2nd Sunday

O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! Psalm 8

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Advent

It is not known when the period of preparation for Christmas that is now called Advent began – it was certainly in existence from about 480 – and the novelty introduced by the Council of Tours of 567 was to order monks to fast every day in the month of December until Christmas. It is […]

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The 4th Sunday of Advent

4th Sunday in Advent…. May these next 5 days be filled with Peace, Goodwill and Joys of the Christmas season.

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Advent

Advent is the beginning of the liturgical year in Western Christianity. Did your family ever have an Advent wreath? The keeping of an Advent wreath is a common practice in homes or churches. The concept of the Advent wreath originated among German Lutherans in the 16th Century. However, it was not until three centuries later […]

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