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Advent Wreath Packed With Symbolism

Whether you are talking about the use of the evergreen wreath as a holder of candles to light the long December nights or the Wheel that Scandinavians used to hold candles as they prayed to the god ..
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Celtic Advent Wreath Adds Irish Spirit to the Home

The advent wreath thought to have originated in Germany and Scandinavia has have deep roots into the early days of Christianity. Often made of evergreen and using candles to add light to the long ..
(August 11, 2008)
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Patron Saint Medals As Outward Expression of Faith

In the shape of a coin, religious medals are very common part of the Catholic persona and many Catholics own or often wear these items on chains around their neck. The history of practice of wearing ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Catholic Saint Medals Commemorate Martyrs of Church

Patron Saint Medals are something very well known within the catholic faith. They are often shiny pieces of gold, sterling silver, nickel or pewter with the names of Saints, such as St Christopher or .
(June 28, 2008)
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Advent Wreath Helps Keeps Christ in Christmas

If you ask any Catholic, they will tell you the season of Advent is a period of penance and preparing their heart for the coming of the Baby Jesus. But although not part of the Holy See's opinion on ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Celtic Advent Wreaths Help Keep Irish Family Traditions

A Celtic Advent Wreath is a wonderful home holiday decoration tool that uses traditional advent candles or some use dark and light green tapers in place of the purple and pink. The Celtic Advent and ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Jesse Tree and Advent

Jesse Tree and Advent are tied together where as the Jesse Tree has biblical root. Some parishes defer the use of a Christmas tree to a Jesse Tree in the Altar or sanctuary area. Of course some of ..
(July 21, 2008)
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How Do You Become Catholic

How does a person become Catholic? The short answer is to contact the local Catholic Church in their community and ask to speak with the RCIA director or the Adult Education Dept. They will explain ..
(July 25, 2008)
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Palm Sundays Tradition Traverse Many Cultures

Palm Sunday is the last Sunday of Lent. It is always the start of Holy Week and the last Sunday of Lent. It is one of the events that is mentioned in all four Canonical Gospels. It would seem ..
(July 25, 2008)
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The Liturgical Calendar

Though each calendar year there are seasons in which the church enters. Just like summer, winter and fall, the church also has seasons. Most people are familiar with the names of each of the ..
(April 02, 2008)
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History of the Rosary

The rosary has a long and honored tradition and its present form it can be dated back to the last 14th century. The present day rosary seems to have been the work of the Dominican fathers however ..
(March 07, 2008)
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How The Rosary Got Its Name

Did you ever wonder how the Rosary got its name? Rosary's has its origins in Latin which has the meanings garland of roses, the rose and often the Rose is the flower that commonly is thought of when ..
(March 16, 2008)
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Why Fast During Lent

The history of the Lenten fast that Catholics observer dates back into the ancient times but was far stricter than it was today. However, there was no set pattern of rule the way there is today. ..
(March 16, 2008)
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