Advent means ‘coming’. In the Church calendar this is the four week period before Christmas, the feast which marks Jesus’ coming into the world as a new born baby. Purple is the liturgical colour for this season reminding us that this period of joyful anticipation, is also a time for us to reflect on our lives and repent of any attitude, behaviour or lifestyle that might be blocking the action of God’s love in our life. There are some wonderful ways for families to celebrate this season, helping all to focus more intently on the coming birth of Jesus.

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