Since circles have no beginning and no end, the circular shape of the Advent Wreath is used to symbolize God the Father and eternal life. The wreath holds four candles which are lit over the four weeks of Advent. There are three violet (purple) candles and one rose candle, each representing 1,000 years. Added together, […]
The Original Gifts of Christmas have been very popular gift items at The Catholic Company for several years and in the product line there are several gift sets available in several different sizes to match any decor or budget.
The season of Advent, which prepares us for Christmas, is closely tied to the season of Lent, which prepares us for Easter. Both seasons feature the liturgical color of purple, and both are a time of inward searching and waiting. The tradition of the Christmas Nail is another way to tie the mystery of Christ’s […]
An increasingly popular Advent and Christmas tradition is the creation of a Jesse Tree. This special tree recreates the family tree of Jesus – beginning with Adam and Eve at the creation of the world. Each person on the Jesse Tree plays an important role in the story of Salvation History and is represented by […]