Family Advent Wreath Making Breakfast

Nov 20th, 2018

Annunciation Family Advent Wreath Making Breakfast

Annunciation Church-Community Room
Sunday, November 25, 2018 10:30am-12:30pm

Come join in a wonderful tradition! Create an advent wreath with your family to enhance life and prayer in your home while enjoying a continental breakfast. Bring a peaceful spirit, wire cutters, gloves and a frame from the past years (if you have one). A permanent frame will be for sale ($6.00). We will provide greens, frame materials, candles and directions. Wreaths will be blessed at the breakfast. Please include the number of adults and children who will be attending when registering.

Cost: $10.00 individual or $20.00 per family.

Price includes continental breakfast and wreath making supplies. If you have any questions call John & Megan Spriggs 612-636-8496.

What Is Advent?

Advent is two fold-a time of preparation for the coming or arrival of Christmas, celebrating the birth of the Son of God. The word comes from the Latin term used in a secular context to denote the coming or arrival of the emperor. The four weeks of Advent inaugurates the entire liturgical year. Advent is a time of devout and joyful expectation, a time to reflect on the gift of the son of God.

What Is An Advent Wreath?

The Advent Wreath is part of our long standing Catholic tradition. The lighting of the four candles during the four weeks of Advent reminds us of the coming of the great feast of Christmas. The rose candle is lit on the third Sunday, or Gaudete Sunday, when the priest also wears rose vestments at Mass. Gaudete Sunday is a Sunday of rejoicing, because the faithful have arrived at the midpoint of Advent, when their preparation is now half over and they are close to Christmas.

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