Advent Season for Catholics is the time for hope and waiting. For Catholics, Advent season befall on four Sundays before the Christmas Day that will also end on the eve of Christmas which will serve as the time to prepare for the coming of their savius, the child Jesus that they believe to arrive on Christmas Day. If you are to trace the origin of the word Advent, you will find out that this is actually a latin word that meant coming.
During the era for the medieval times, Advent Wreath, a round shaped wreath with 4 colored candles, signifies the preparation for the coming of the child Jesus has come and this preparation, builds up the anticipation for the coming of the savior Jesus Christ. As Advent Season takes place, you will soon realize that everyone in the community in one with the church in making the birth of the child Jesus a more meaningful celebration with the aid of the bible, the excitement of lighting the candles and with the assistance of the Advent Devotionals, will make it even more special. When the Advent Season has arrived, you will begin to notice that everybody, all the Christians and especially those who are Cathotlics, will be able to make the celebration of the coming of the child Jesus, the savior, a more meaningful as the rush of excitement comes in with the Advent Devotionals, the bible and to be able to know what each candle meant, make the celebration a festive one.
For the people that believes in what the Advent Wreath represents, the candle’s color might not be all the same but each candle represent their own meaning which surrounds the big, white candle that represents Jesus Christ. For Christian dominated countries, each candle in the Advent Wreath represents the different virtues of Christ such as love, peace, joy and hope. Other churches in the world who are also Advent Devotionals, believed that the four candles that surrounds the Advent Wreath, each represent the four of the most important people according to their beliefs and these candles is believed to represent the Angels, the Shepherds, Mary and Joseph. There are still some worship leaders that believed that the four candles represents more on the waiting of the birth of the savior Jesus Christ rather than the four most important people and that this strengthen the meaning of the waiting for the arrival of the Jesus Christ.
Perhaps the best thing that Advent Devotionals has contributed to the celebration of Advent is that they help you remind of the more valued reason why it is being celebrated and what impact it brought you in your life as a Christian. You will find in the Advent Devotionals all you need to know about the candles being used in the Advent Wreath, what I represents, what it meant and why that particular color has been chosen to represent this and that. Most of the churches that believed in the Advent season, they will use 3 candles in blue or violet color, one candle in pink and one in white all of which represent a very important meaning in the faith.