Why is the third Sunday of Advent pink? (Why is the third candle in the Advent wreath pink?)

Why is the third Sunday of Advent pink? (Why is the third candle in the Advent wreath pink?

The Lectionary Page - great resource to see what's coming up in the liturgy

The Lectionary Page - A Liturgical Calendar for Upcoming Weeks with Links to the Lessons From the RCL

Why is the third Sunday of Advent pink? (Why is the third candle in the Advent wreath pink?)

Why is the third Sunday of Advent pink? (Why is the third candle in the Advent wreath pink?

This pregnant Mary is carrying a basket of bread, for the journey to Bethlehem, which is the "House of Bread," and of course she is the maternal house of Jesus, the Bread of Life, in the Eucharist.

This pregnant Mary is carrying a basket of bread, for the journey to Bethlehem, the "House of Bread," and of course she is the maternal house of Jesus, the Eucharistic Bread.

Prayers for Third Sunday of Advent Act of Prayer - John Birch

Today’s prayers come from John Birch’s new book The Act of Prayer Scripture: Isaiah Psalm 2 Peter Mark Opening Prayer As people walk by to purchase…

A Litany for the Third Sunday of Advent

A Litany for the Third Sunday of Advent

Scripture Reading for the Third Sunday of Advent: Albert of of Sternberk's pontifical, Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, Czech Republic.

Scripture Reading for the Third Sunday of Lent: Albert of of Sternberk& pontifical, Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, Czech Republic.

Advent wreath: A circle of evergreen branches decorated with four candles and bows that represent the weeks of Advent. Three candles are purple and one is pink. Each Sunday of Advent an additional candle is lit and prayers are said. The pink candle is lit on the Third Sunday to express joy that Christmas is near. www.paulinemedia.org

Advent wreath: A circle of evergreen branches decorated with four candles that represent the weeks of Advent. Three candles are purple and one is pink. Each Sunday of Advent an additional candle is lit and prayers are said.

First Sunday of Advent Wreath

This set of brief meditations and scripture may be used in lighting the candles of the Advent wreath in worship at church or home. This meditation uses the 2016 lectionary readings for the Third Sunday of Advent (December

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