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  1. Advent Sundaynoun

    the first of the four Sundays during Advent

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  1. Advent Sundaynoun

    The fourth Sunday before Christmas Day, the start of Advent: 30November (Saint Andrew's Day) or the nearest Sunday to it.

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  1. Advent Sunday

    Advent Sunday is the first day of the liturgical year in the Western Christian churches. It also marks the start of the season of Advent. In the Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican, and Methodist churches the celebrant wears violet-coloured or blue vestments on this day, and the first violet or blue Advent candle is lit at Mass. In the Church of Sweden, however, the Liturgical colour is white: the motivation is that the day is a joyful feast. Zechariah 9:9–10 and Matthew 21:1–9 is always read in the service, and the symbolism of the day is that Christ enters the church. Advent Sunday is the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day. This is equivalent to the Sunday nearest to St. Andrew's Day, 30 November, and the Sunday following the Feast of Christ the King. It can fall on any date between 27 November and 3 December. When Christmas Day is a Monday, Advent Sunday will fall on its latest possible date. Note that it is also possible to compute the date of Advent Sunday by adding three days to the date of the last Thursday of November. Advent Sunday falls on the following dates:

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    Read the full text of the Advent Sunday poem by John Keble on the Poetry.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advent sunday in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advent sunday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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