Advent is the beginning of the Church Year. It is a time of anticipation, a time of preparation, and a time of remembrance.
Advent and Christmas are often confused. The confusion arises because most North Americans begin celebrating Christmas before it arrives. Folks start singing Christmas carols, and putting up Christmas trees. It’s called “the most wonderful time of the year,” and a jolly old time it is with its lights, family times, and cheer. But, meanwhile, at the local Anglican church, you find a different atmosphere...[read more].