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The Holy Season of Advent Begins (Nov. 28th, 2021 A.D.)
"The name Advent (which from the Latin word Adventus, signifies a Coming) is applied, in the Latin Church, to that period of the year, during which the Church requires the faithful to prepare for the celebration of the Feast of Christmas, the anniversary of the Birth of Jesus Christ. The mystery of that great day had every right to the honour of being prepared for by prayer and works of penance... ." (Extracted from, "The Liturgical Year - Advent", by the Very Rev. Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes. Edition 1870 A.D.)

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