5 Facts About Advent

Here are 5 facts about Advent

  • Advent is derived from the Latin word “adventus “meaning "coming"
  • It is the beginning of the liturgical year and commences on Advent Sunday
  • Advent starts on the fourth Sunday before December 25, the Sunday from November 27 to December 23 inclusive.
  • Advent calendars are a special calendars popular with children which are used to count the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas
  • Advent is a time of waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas.
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