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What is the white candle advent for?

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Answered 2010-12-07 23:15:09

The whit candle stands for Jesus Christ

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The white candle represents Christ - the Christmas candle.


The white candle represents the birth of Christ.


Yes, because the white candle symbolizes Jesus



The green advent candle represents the shepherds. Usually, two types of advent wreaths are done. One is with the three purple candles and one pink candle with a white candle in the center. The other one has one gold, white, green, and red or purple candle. The gold represents prophecy. The white represents angles. The green represents shepherds and the red represents the wise men. There's a white candle in the center which represents Jesus.



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.


A violet candle is lit on each of the first two Sundays of Advent, the pink candle on the third Sunday, the last violet candle on the fourth Sunday, and the white one on Christmas.


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.


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


The white candle that is sometimes used in an Advent Wreath is the Christmas or Christ candle and it lit at the Masses starting with Christmas midnight Mass. Most Catholic Churches use only the 4 violet and rose candles during Advent and the wreath is removed from the church when Christmas decorations are put up on Christmas Eve.


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


They all symbolise different things: Here are the five candles and their symbolism: ; First Candle : Color: Purple Theme: Hope First Sunday in Advent ; Second Candle : Color: Purple Theme: Love Second Sunday in Advent ; Third Candle : Color: Purple or pink Theme: Joy Third Sunday in Advent ; Fourth Candle : Color: Purple Theme: Peace Fourth Sunday in Advent ; Optional Center Candle : Color: White Theme: Christmas Christmas Day


Here are the four common candles and their symbolism: First Candle Color: PurpleTheme: HopeFirst Sunday in AdventSecond Candle Color: PurpleTheme: LoveSecond Sunday in AdventThird Candle Color: PinkTheme: JoyThird Sunday in AdventFourth Candle Color: PurpleTheme: PeaceFourth Sunday in AdventOptional Center Candle, (not often used)Color: WhiteTheme: ChristmasChristmas Day


Four Candle in a ring. Usually either 4 purple, or 3 purple and one rose-colored candle (for the 3rd Sunday in Advent. Sometime Advent wreaths will add a white candle in the middle, the Christ candle. This is lit on Christmas day.I have heard that sometimes the blue is substituted for the purple candles.


Sometimes. Some wreaths have only the 3 purple candles and 1 pink candle, whereas others have a white on in the middle. The white one is lit on Christmas.


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


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


Actually, though the purple and pink candles are more common, there is a tradition that celebrates the advent season with gold, green, white, purple, and red candles. I'm not sure where this variation of the advent wreath originated, but I have seen it practiced in Baptist churches. In sequence the gold candle is for the prophets, the while candle is for the angels, the green candle is for the shepherds, the purple (sometimes a blue candle may be used) candle is for the magi, and the red candle is for the Savior.


5. There are 4 candles for each Sunday before Christmas and a white candle in the middle that is lit on Christmas Eve or Christmas.


Each candle represents an aspect of the spiritual preparation for the coming of the Lord, Jesus Christ.Set on the branches of the circular wreath made of evergreen leaves, are four candles.Three purple candlesOne pink candle.In the center of the wreath sits a white candle.As a whole, these candles represent the coming of the light of Christ into the world and each week on the Sundays in Advent an additional candle is lit.First Candle Color: Purple, Theme: Hope, Lit on the first Sunday in AdventSecond Candle Color: Purple, Theme: Love, Lit on the second Sunday in AdventThird Candle Color: Pink, Theme: Joy, Lit on the third Sunday in AdventFourth Candle Color: Purple, Theme: Peace, Lit on the fourth Sunday in AdventCenter Candle Color: White, Theme: Purity, Lit on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day


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.


"Some systems name the candle as follows: Candle 1. Hope (purple) Candle 2. Peace (purple) Candle 3. Joy (rose; the corresponding Sunday is "Gaudete Sunday") Candle 4. Love (purple) Candle 5. Christ (white)"



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