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The four candles of the Advent wreath represent the four weeks of the first season of the liturgical year, Advent. Read about why we use three violet candles and one pink (or rose) candle to represent these four weeks as we prepare for Christmas.
Take a few minutes to reflect on today's readings with the ancient art of Lectio Divina.
Say this blessing over your Advent wreath today.
Light one of the violet candles marking the season's first week, as you sing a verse of "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel."
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