A] The Catholic Media Advent: Rethinking the Season by Dr. Tim Gray Click HERE to preview! Advent is an odd season. Unlike most other seasons, it’s a season that isn’t about itself, but is instead about preparing for Christmas. But that reality often gets lost in the shuffle and stress of trying to find all the right gifts,… Read More »
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On the Fourth Sunday of Advent, the fourth advent candle is lit on along with the first three advent candles. The Angel Candle or the Candle of Love – The angels announced the good news of a Savior. God sent his only Son to earth to save us, because he loves us! “16 For God so loved the… Read More »
On the Third Sunday of Advent, the candle lit on along with the first two advent candles, is the Shepherds’ candle*, reminding us that God sent the angels to proclaim His arrival to common man and that He still uses ordinary people today to spread the good news of Christ. This candle is pink or rose and represents God’s love and faithfulness.
On the Second Sunday of Advent, the candle lit on along with the first candle, is the Bethlehem candle*, reminding us that Jesus was born in Bethlehem. It too is purple, reminding us that it was a King Who was born in the manger.
For the Roman Catholics, we begin a new Liturgical Year with the Season of Advent. At the First Sunday of Advent, which today falls on November 28, one of the four advent candles is also being lighted which symbolizes HOPE (color purple).
The Catechism stresses the two-fold meaning of this “coming” : “When the Church celebrates the liturgy of Advent each year, she makes present this ancient expectancy of the Messiah, for by sharing in the long preparation for the Savior’s first coming, the faithful renew their ardent desire for His second coming”
Discover what scholars now know about the shepherds, the mysterious Magi, and King Herod. Your Advent journey will take on new meaning as you prepare your heart for the birth of our Lord. This illuminating presentation is sure to help you grow in appreciation of the greatest gift ever given to mankind – Jesus Christ.