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there are four candles in the advent wreath 3 violets and 1 pink candle the pink candle is lighten in the 3rd week there are four candles in the advent wreath 3 violets and 1 pink candle the pink candle is lighten in the 3rd week


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The standard Advent Wreath has four candles and many churches and homes have them during Advent.

There are four candles on the outside of the Advent wreath. There is one pink candle and three purple candles.

None, the Advent candles symbolize the four weeks of Advent.

Candles are placed on an Advent wreath and are lit sequentially to count down the four weeks of Advent which immediately precede Christmas.

All candles are sacramentals used in the Church's liturgy. The candles particular to Advent would be the candles on the Advent wreath, and these stand for the four Sundays in Advent, which is focused on penance and preparation for the coming of the Lord, both in His Nativity and in His Second Coming.

Each candle represents a Sunday in Advent

The Roman Catholic church has a tradition of lighting Advent Candles during the four weeks of Advent.

there are four candles on the wreath three purple and one pink

An advent wreath normally contains four candles, three violet for penance, and one rose candle for joy, that is for the third Sunday of Advent.

The Advent wreath has four candles, one for each Sunday of the season, three of which are violet, and one is rose.

* There are five candles (one for every Sunday in December). * Four candles (3 purple,1pink)

4, hence the four candles on reefs

You mean, "What colors are the Advent candles?" First Sunday in Advent, purple Second Sunday in Advent, purple Third Sunday in Advent, pink (or purple) Fourth Sunday in Advent, purple Some now use blue candles for all four Sundays in Advent. For more information do a web search on liturgical colors.

The colors of candles in Advent are purple and pink

Advent is the four Sundays before Christmas. My church has an "advent wreath" with five candles (one for each of the Sundays of advent and one for Christmas eve).

Candles that are lit each week for the coming of Jesus. Purple (violet), purple, rose, and purple, are lit each week. They represent the four Sundays of Advent.

The Advent Wreath candles are lit one each on the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, the season of Advent. There are three purple & one pink. 1st Sunday in Advent light purple, 2nd Sunday in Advent light purple, 3rd Sunday in Advent light Pink, 4th Sunday in Advent light Purple (all 4 candles are now lit). These candles represent Faith, Hope, Joy & Love.

Four candles, three purple, one pink.

The Advent wreath is not an official part of the liturgy, it is just a decoration. As such, it has no "official" meaning; the candles on the wreath just stand for the four Sundays of Advent, any other meanings are added by particular individuals.

to count: four Sundays before Christmas!On a Advent wreath are four candles, for each Sunday one. The first Sunday is the beginning of the churchyear. There is no fix date, because of the shifting of the weekdays in the calendar.

there are five candles in an advent wreath, each one of them representing the five sundays of advent

They do it among others in Germany and Denmark

The Advent Wreath was originally a Lutheran tradition which marks the four weeks of Advent. Made of evergreen branches layed horizontally, is had four candles representing the weeks. We use the Advent Wreath today but it is refered to as a Christmas wreath.

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