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2011-01-04 01:45:01
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The 3rd candle is pink because it symbolizes that advent is halfway over.

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The pink candle on the Advent wreath is reserved for the third Sunday - the midpoint of the Advent season - and the color represents rejoicing.


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The first of the four candles - usually, sometimes there's a fifth "Christ candle" - is lit on the first Sunday of advent which can fall on any day between 27th November and 3ird December. On the next Sunday of advent the second candle is lit in addition to the first; so there would be two candles lit on the second Sunday.By the third Sunday the third candle is lit, with of course, the other two candles of the past couple of weeks. The third Sunday of advent is often quite soon before Christmas day itself, when the fourth and last candle is finally lit, amongst the rest.

The candle used to light the other candles on a channukiah is called a 'shamash'.

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.

White candles burn slower than colored candles. The darker the candle, the faster it will burn. White reflects heat away from the candle, so it will burn slower, according to MadSci Network. Black, on the other hand, absorbs light and heat, making the candle burn faster.

On the first night of Hanukkah you light two candles. You always light the candle at the top. This candle is used to light the other candles. Excluding the candle at the top, you light the candles like this: * Day one- the first candle. * Day two- the first and second candle. * Day three- the first, second and third candle. And so on.

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.

The Shamash is the candle that lights the other candles

The Advent Wreath is not a sacramental of the Church and is not regulated by the Church. Not regulated by the Church means that you may use any color you wish, although most Advent wreaths are composed of metal (to hold the candles), greens (to cover the metal), three violet candles, and one rose candle. (the liturgical colors which approximate purple and 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.

Yes. The Baptist Church honors the advent season, usually with the traditional advent candles, and other sacred worship.

There are no names for the candles in Hanukkah (except the candle that lights the other candles, which is called a shamash). You may be confusing this with Kwanzaa, which the candles have names.

Wax, like any other candle.

The pink candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent and marks the midpoint of the season. There can only be one midpoint so there is only one pink candle. It is also pink because the Sunday is also known as Gaudate Sunday - Rejoice Sunday. While the other 3 candles are violet, meaning a time of waiting and anticipation and penance, the pink represents a day of happiness.

The candle that is used to light all of the other Chanukkah candles is a Shamash.

The ninth candle that sits higher than the other candles is called the 'shamesh'

The middle candle is called the SHAMUS. Since it is prohibited to utilize the light from candles that fulfill the commandment, it is necessary to have an auxiliary light source to prevent accidental use of the commandment lights. The middle candle is also used to light the other candles or to relight candles that were blown out. This non commandment candle is placed above or to the side of the commandment candles to identify its function.

The candle used to light the other candles on the menorah or chanukiah is called the shamash.

It can, but it should keep burning as long as the other candles are lit. Ideally, it should be the tallest.

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The shamash, which is the candle used to light all the other candles, does not have to be a part of the menorah. It can be placed nearby.

Some popular brands of candle decorations are Diamond Candles and Yummi Candles. Other candle decorations a lot of people like may be purchased at Pottery Barn, Michael's Craft Store, and Target.

There are 9 candles that are lit on Hanukkah. One is the helper candle ("shamash") used to light the other 8, which symbolize the 8 days of Hanukkah. The other 8 candles have no name.

The first candle, called the shamash, doesn't stand for anything. It is simply the "helper candle", used to light the other candles on the Chanukiah.

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