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  • Advent
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  • !@#$%^&*!@#$%^&* SYMBOLS SAINTS LITURGICA L YEAR ADVENT
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  • Advent !@#$%^&*!@#$%^&* SYMBOLS A symbol is something that stands for something else.
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  • Advent
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  • What is a saint? What is a Saint with a capital letter? Why do I have to become a Saint? Why do I want to become a Saint? How do I become a Saint?
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  • Advent A person who does what God wants. A role model. A hero. Dont you want eternal bliss? Why not? You work at it like any other goal.
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  • Advent What do you do to mark those special moments in your life? Remember Celebrate
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  • Advent What does the Church do to mark those special moments in its life? REMEMBERS and CELEBRATES Every year How does one remember 5000+ years of events in 365 days?
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  • Advent LITURGICA L YEAR
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  • Advent LITURGICAL YEAR
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  • Advent Advent takes care of about 3000 of those years from creation to Jesus The Age of the Creator The time of God the Father
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  • Advent New Testament in particular the GOSPELS takes care of the next 33 years The Age of the Redeemer The time of Jesus
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  • Advent Time after Pentecost The New Testament Acts of the Apostles, Letters and Revelation The Age of the Holy Spirit The time of NOW
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  • Advent
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  • !@#$%^&*!@#$%^&* SYMBOLS SAINTS LITURGICA L YEAR ADVENT
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  • Advent !@#$%^&*!@#$%^&* SYMBOLS
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  • Advent SYMBOLS A SYMBOL not a DECORATION
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  • Advent SYMBOLS Circle Evergreen Light 2 colors 4 weeks Not a decoration
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  • Advent SYMBOLS Empty Eating dish Good deeds Bed of straw 4 weeks Not a decoration
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  • Advent SYMBOLS Christ Candle Chi Rho Christmas Eve Jesus Light of the World Every Sunday Not a decoration
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  • Advent SYMBOLS Evergreen Lights St. Boniface (700) Root of a Oak Tree "...let Christ be at the center of your households..." using the fir tree as a symbol of Christianity. Not a decoration
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  • Advent SYMBOLS Great O Antiphons December 17 December 18 December 19December 20 December 21 December 22 December 23
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  • Advent SAINTS
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  • Advent SAINTS/SYMBOL S Jesse Tree
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  • Advent SAINTS/SYMBOL S St. Nicholas
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  • Advent SAINTS/SYMBOLS St. Lucy Swedish Crown St. Lucy of the Eyes
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  • Advent SAINTS Immaculate Conception Dec 8 O.L. of Lourdes Dec 8 Our Lady of Guadalupe Dec 12 Theotokos January 1
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  • Advent SAINTS St. Juan Diego Dec. 9
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  • Advent SAINTS St. Andrew Nov. 30 Hail and blessed be the hour and moment in which the Son of God was born of the most pure Virgin Mary, at midnight, in Bethlehem, in piercing cold. In that hour, vouchsafe, O my God! to hear my prayer and grant my desires, through the merits of Our Saviour Jesus Christ, and of His Blessed Mother. Amen.