What is #Advent?

Today is the first Sunday of #Advent, which is also the first Sunday of a new liturgical year for the Church. Let us know more about the #adventseason

Image may contain: text that says 'WHAT IS Advent? franciscan INICA AALIN'Image may contain: text that says 'I Advent is a season of hope, preparation, Expectation and celebration The first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of the liturgical year franciscan iscan fran MLN ATI'Image may contain: text that says '"Advent" (Latin) means "a coming or arrival" Advent is more than the preparation for Christ' S birth. It also celebrates the three- coming of the Lord: Remembering the events that surrounded the Lord's coming long ago Celebrating his coming among us today •Looking forward to his final coming in glory franciscan'Image may contain: text that says 'I Advent is made up of four weeks, divided into two periods: 1. First Sunday of Advent until December 16 Focus: Christ's second coming at the end of time 2.December 17 to 24 Focus: Preparation for celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ franci franciscan MUNIC'