Advent is a period covering the 4 Sundays before Christmas, during which we prepare to celebrate Christ’s birth and anticipate his coming again at the end of time.


The liturgical colour for Advent is violet. In some communities, mauve or jacaranda blue is used to distinguish this season from Lent.

You might also be interested in the information about Advent and the prayer reflections available on the Melbourne Catholic Education site.


See also the Advent/Christmas resources developed by ResourceLink.

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