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Definition of the noun advent sunday
What does advent sunday mean as a name of something?
- the first of the four Sundays during Advent
Alternative definition of the noun advent sunday
- The fourth Sunday before Christmas Day, the start of Advent
- [UK] A Sunday, the first day of Advent, 30 November (St Andrew's day) or the nearest Sunday to it.
Advent Sunday is the first day of the liturgical year in the Western Christian churches. It also marks the start of the season of Advent. In the Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican, and Methodist churches the celebrant wears violet-coloured or blue vestments on this day, and the first violet or blue Advent candle is lit at Mass. In the Church of Sweden, however, the Liturgical colour is white: the motivation is that the day is a joyful feast. Zechariah 9:9–10 and Matthew 21:1–9 are always read in the service, and the symbolism of the day is that Christ enters the church.
- also known as Premier dimanche de l'Avent
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by Elizabeth Knowles
Advent Sunday the first Sunday in Advent; in the Western Church the Sunday closest to St Andrew's Day (30 November). In the Orthodox Church Advent Sunday falls in the middle of November. adventures are to the adventurous mid- 19th ...
by John H. Y. Briggs
There are a variety of interpretations about the themes to emphasise for each Advent Sunday and these are reflected throughout Europe. One Baptist worship resource has Advent 1 as the Advent hope itself. Advent 2 refers to the Bible and in ...
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Advent Sunday Meaning
Video shows what Advent Sunday means. The fourth Sunday before Christmas Day, the start of Advent: 30 November (Saint Andrew's Day) or the nearest ...
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