2nd Sunday of Advent

Dec 04

Traditionally Symbolizes the Virtue of Faith

"Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see." Hebrews 11:1

The second purple candle that is lit on this day is known as the "Bethlehem Candle." Reflecting on the journey of Mary and St. Joseph to Bethlehem during the weeks leading up to the first Christmas is a good way to remain in a spirit of humble reflection and penance.

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