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Our readers asked:

Do other Christian denominations celebrate Advent and use the wreath?

Rev. Leo A. Walsh, S.T.D. Answers:

Absolutely. Anglican and Lutheran traditions have been celebrating Advent for centuries. Other Christian traditions have picked it up over the years, but the practice varies from congregation to congregation, depending on their polity and liturgical traditions.

 
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The Author : Rev. Leo A. Walsh, S.T.D.
The Rev. Leo A. Walsh, S.T.D., formerly the Interreligious Affairs specialist at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is now pastor of St. Benedict's Parish in Anchorage, Alaska. Photo Credit: Bob Roller, Catholic News Service (CNS).
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  • bobmarly

    hi leon its fin and ella wake up !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • bobmarly

    trolololol

  • Guest

    ella

  • Madeline

    I am a Methodist and we definitely celebrate and study through Advent, using the wreath. It’s always a meaningful time.

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