The purple candles in particular symbolize the prayer, penance, and preparatory sacrifices and goods works undertaken at this time.
The rose candle is lit on the third Sunday, Gaudete Sunday, when the priest also wears rose vestments at Mass; Gaudete Sunday is the Sunday of rejoicing, because the faithful have arrived at the midpoint of Advent, when their preparation is now half over and they are close to Christmas.
Moreover, it is important to reaffirm that popular religiosity, even if not always evident, naturally culminates in the celebration of the Liturgy towards which it should ideally be oriented.
Our beautiful parish cemetery, dating back to the nineteenth century, is located just west of town on Carpenter Road.
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"To the extent that we are humble and faithful, we discover in meditation the movements that stir the heart and we are able to discern them.
It is a question of acting truthfully in order to come into the light: "Lord, what do you want me to do? Meditation is an essential form of Christian prayer, especially for those who are seeking to answer the vocational question, "Lord, what do you want me to do?
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