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ADVENT CUSTOM

THE ADVENT WREATH. THERE ARE FIVE CANDLES: THREE PURPLE, ONE PINK
AND ONE WHITE. EACH CANDLE DENOTES (EXCEPT THE CENTRAL WHITE ONE)
1000 YEARS. THE CIRCLE FORM DENOTES THE ETERNITY OF GOD, WITHOUT
BEGINNING OR END; THE GREEN SPEAKS OF GROWTH; THE FOUR CANDLES
ARE THE AGES "SITTING IN DARKNESS AND IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH".

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GARDEN CITY

Subject headings: 645 September 23 Equinox to December 20
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Circle and other round forms
BELIEF -- Number P686.1.1000

Date learned: 00-00-1959

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