The word Advent is from the Latin adventus for "coming" and is associated with the four weeks of preparation for Christmas. Advent always contains four Sundays, beginning on the Sunday nearest the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, (November 30) and continuing until December 24.
Follow EWTN through the many days of Advent this season
Using Scripture and inspirational words from saints and spiritual leaders, Bishop Robert J. Baker guides you through the 28 days of Advent in preparation for celebrating the birth of Christ. Discover the many reasons for hope this Advent season.