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Christians look for new way to wait out pandemic during Advent

1 month ago by The Boston Globe

For many, the challenge is to convert the anxiety of awaiting a COVID-19 vaccine months away into “joyful anticipation” in the days leading up to Christmas.

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Be alert, wait in hope of the Lord as Advent begins

1 month ago by CatholicPhilly.com

The gatekeeper has an important role. He is the one who protects and guards the property and all who live on it. He is someone who greets and welcomes. He is ...

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In a Year of Waiting & Hoping, Advent Reminds Us Patience Can Be ...

1 month ago by Word and Way

(RNS) — This Advent, we can choose to wait. The coronavirus pandemic has forced society to press the “pause” button. This involuntary interruption to the often ...

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First Advent candle lit in Dubrovnik - The Dubrovnik Times

1 month ago by The Dubrovnik Times

The Advent wreath, or Advent crown, is a Christian tradition that symbolizes the passage of the four weeks of Advent. The first candle that was lit last night ...

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Christmas season starts with Advent

1 month ago by al.com

Churches marked the beginning of the Christmas season today with the lighting of Advent candles and the traditional hanging of the greens on the first day of ...

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Christmas Season Inspiration: Sign-up Now for Daily USD Advent ...

1 month ago by University of San Diego Website

Advent marks the beginning of the liturgical calendar for the Roman Catholic Church. It is observed over the four weeks preceding Christmas and derives from ...

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Celebrating the first Sunday of Advent - Washington County Insider

1 month ago by washingtoncountyinsider.com

Today is the first Sunday of Advent. The Christian hearts rejoice with hopeful expectation at celebrating the coming of the Lord Jesus in the flesh on.

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Inspiration for Christmas Season: Sign-up for Daily USD Advent ...

1 month ago by University of San Diego Website

Advent marks the beginning of the liturgical calendar for the Roman Catholic Church. It is observed over the four weeks preceding Christmas and derives from ...

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on the Advent of Hope

1 month ago by Patheos

Many blessings to you and yours this Thanksgiving and Christmas season! The first Sunday of Advent is traditionally a celebration of hope. Matthew.

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on the Advent of Hope
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Playmobil Playland: Double Advent Calendar Fun!

1 month ago by GeekDad

Our kids love advent calendars and getting a small gift every day leading up to Christmas, and this year we get to continue our annual tradition with not one but ...

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Playmobil Playland: Double Advent Calendar Fun!
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Advent calendars 2020: Meet the small shops and businesses ...

1 month ago by This is Money

Last week saw many shops offer Black Friday discounts in a bid to woo shoppers but others have opted to create novelty advent calendars to showcase their ...

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First Sunday of advent: Desire for redemption

1 month ago by Times of Malta

Today's readings: Isaiah 63,16-17; 64,1.3-8; 1 Corinthians 1,3-9; Mark 13,33-37 The struggle to survive is innate to every creature and comes out forcefully in us ...

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Adjustments in Advent observance come as season looks to Christ's ...

1 month ago by Christian Post

Amid announcements of Advent services going online due to concerns over COVID-19, Christians on Sunday are beginning that season of celebrating Jesus' ...

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7 Ways to Keep a Watchful Advent That Will Bear Fruit in Christmas ...

1 month ago by National Catholic Register

As the world heads into December 2020, nothing looks like the normal holiday rush. Catholics in the United States are used to office parties, school pageants, ...

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Rachel Campos-Duffy: Start Advent off right with a Christ-centered ...

1 month ago by Fox News

This week, as we enter the sacred Advent season, the four weeks leading up to the birth of Christ, many churches, sadly, remain closed.

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Pope Francis: 'Advent is the season for remembering the closeness ...

1 month ago by Catholic News Agency

On the first Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis recommended a traditional Advent prayer to invite God to draw close during this new liturgical year.

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Pope at Angelus: Advent is a continuous call to hope

1 month ago by Vatican News

Following Mass with new Cardinals in St Peter's Basilica on the First Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis during the Angelus told the faithful that this ...

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What is Advent? - chvnradio.com

1 year ago by CHVN Radio (press release) (blog)

Advent has begun. According to a local priest, five minutes a day doing this one thing can change the season for everyone. Advent begins on December 1 and ...

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Faith Time: Advent 2019 begins

1 year ago by WKRG News 5

DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) — Daphne Campus Pastor, Nick Williams with 3 Circle Church joins us to talk about the weeks leading up to Christmas. Here's a look at ...

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Advent's Prophecy Candle—Practice How to Wait Expectantly

1 year ago by Patheos (blog)

Advent is about waiting. The Prophecy candle points to the lifestyle of waiting the prophets of old modeled, as they looked forward to the Messiah's coming with ...

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Book excerpt: Advent means anticipation of an arrival | Orange ...

1 year ago by Orange County Breeze

Advent means anticipation of an arrival and should remind Christians that the joyful first arrival is the seed for the awesome Second Coming.

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Advent season begins

1 year ago by al.com

The Christian liturgical season of Advent - which begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and goes through Christmas Eve - has been viewed historically ...

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Advent 2019: What is advent? Why do we count down the days to ...

1 year ago by Express.co.uk

DECEMBER has arrived, and that can only mean one thing - Christmas is around the corner. But what is advent? Why do we count down the days to Christmas?

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What Advent can do for you - chvnradio.com

1 year ago by CHVN Radio (press release) (blog)

Advent is a time to "spiritually prepare and make more room in our lives and hearts for God." Father Michael Wollbaum (far right) (St. Charles Roman Catholic ...

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Advent begins today

1 year ago by Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Greenery, candlelight and color fill church sanctuaries in the weeks leading up to Christmas.

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Pope at Angelus: Advent helps us find Jesus in the needs of others

1 year ago by Vatican News

Ahead of the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis reflects on the meaning of the Advent season, and invites us to pay attention to the needs of ...

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The first week of Advent: Daily meditations with Laudato Si'

1 year ago by National Catholic Reporter

Sunday, Dec. 1: God's loving plan The Genesis accounts of creation, the pope suggests, contain profound teachings about human existence and its historical ...

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Nick Hall: Advent has arrived – A time to refocus on the fulfilled ...

1 year ago by Fox News

Picture the quintessential Christmas dinner. Three generations of family sit together around a table loaded with holiday favorites. A perfect fire crackles in the ...

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Nick Corridor: Advent has arrived – A time to refocus on the fulfilled ...

1 year ago by gotech daily (satire) (press release) (blog)

Photo the quintessential Christmas supper. 3 generations of loved ones sit with each other all around a desk loaded with holiday getaway favorites. A perfect ...

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