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What does the lighted candle symbolize in advent?

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the lighted candle in advent stands for Jesus being the light of the world

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The second candle of advent symbolizes prayer, penance and peace.


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


The last week before Christmas.


Each candle on an Advent wreath represents one of the Sundays of Advent. A candle is lighted at the beginning of Mass on that Sunday. An Advent wreath in the home is lite for whatever reason that person has an Advent wreath. They are not an official liturgical thing.


THE THIRD CANDLE OF ADVENT, which is indeed pink or rose colored. This candle represents joy and happiness in the coming and closing in nearer and nearer into the birth of Jesus Christ, the lamb of God. THE FOURTH CANDLE OF ADVENT, which is purple and represents a symbol of peace.


Not really, the only stipulation is that the Rose candle (the one that appears "pink") is lighted on the third Sunday of Advent.


is the lighted candle used for confirmation and baptism


The second Advent Candle means peace.


There is no fifth candle on an Advent wreath. An Advent wreath contains four candles, one for each Sunday of Advent. If there is a fifth candle in it, it stands for Christmas, but then it is no longer an Advent wreath.


Each candle means a week and is lighted every Sunday for four weeks. I know that because I'm Catholic


the color of the third candle of advent is pink or rose.


Yes, a lighted candle is a luminous object. It gives off light.


because lighted candle holds fire that can burn the ballon


It is called the prophecy candle. Isaiah foretold the birth of Jesus. The candle symbolizes our desire and hope for the return of our Lord Jesus.We have 4 advent candles and a white one for Christmas Eve. The first,second, and the fourth candle are purple and the third one is pink. During these 4 weeks, we prepare the coming of our Lord.


The candle is lit one by one to represent the 4 days of advent.


The third Advent Candle? or the big Tall Candle? the tall candle is the Easter candle signifying the resurrection of christ. the Advent Candle, I think the third Sunday of Advent is a specific sunday. so the pink may signify that, but I'm not sur. Me neither! I love School! <3


The 3rd candle is pink because it symbolizes that advent is halfway over.Another answerThe pink candle on the Advent wreath is reserved for the third Sunday - the midpoint of the Advent season - and the color represents rejoicing.


The white candle represents Christ - the Christmas candle.


In the Catholic religion, the paschal candle (a large candle blessed and first lighted at the beginning of the Easter Vigil) is lighted during the Funeral Mass.


Australians Celebrate advent by lighting a candle...?



The white candle in the center of the wreath is the 5th candle - that is lit on Christmas or Christmas eve at Mass.Roman Catholic AnswerTechnically the Advent wreath doesn't have a fifth candle. A fifth candle is making into something other than an Advent wreath. Advent has four weeks, and there is a candle for each week. The Advent wreath should be taken down before the Christmas midnight Mass begins. I think the "fifth candle" is some modern invention that makes no sense.


Contrary to popular belief, the colors of the advent wreath have no real symbolism or importance. Likely it's just a tradition that's been passed down for years and we still use it.


The whit candle stands for jesus christ


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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