Season of Advent

This article is about the Western Christian practice. For Eastern Christian practice, see Nativity Fast. For other uses, see Advent (disambiguation). Advent An acolyte lighting Advent candles Observed by Christians Type Christian, cultural Significance Preparation for the commemoration of the birth of Jesus Observances Church services, gift giving, family and other social gatherings, symbolic decorating Duration 21-28 days Frequency annual Related to Christmastide, Christmas Eve, Annunciation, Epiphany, Baptism of the Lord, Nativity Fast, Nativity of Christ, Yule Advent is a season observed […]

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