Browsing the December 2019 archive of Meditating with Fr. Frank

Advent: meaning and history

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 12/05/19

For many Christians unfamiliar with the Church’s liturgical year, there may be some confusion surrounding the meaning, history, liturgical colors, advent wreath and candles, as well as the relevancy of the Advent Season.

Meaning

The word “advent” is derived from the Latin “adventus”, meaning “coming”. So, advent prepares us ... Read More »