What do Advent Candles symbolise? | Songs of Praise

For Christians, Advent defines a season of symbolic 'waiting' and preparation for the day marking Christ's birth. Each of the five candles has a specific meaning rooted in scripture.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'09''
  • Broadcast year: 2017
Curriculum Connection
  • Religious Education | Christianity | Practices | Festivals

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Songs of Praise
  • Episode: Preparing for Christmas