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When Does Advent 2013 Begin?

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An Advent wreath with a central Christmas candle on a home altar. (Photo © Scott P. Richert)

An Advent wreath with a central Christmas candle on a home altar.

(Photo © Scott P. Richert)
Question: When Does Advent 2013 Begin?

The season of Advent, the time of preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas and the start of the liturgical year in the Roman Catholic Church, begins on a different date each year. When does Advent 2013 begin?

Answer:

Advent 2013 begins on the First Sunday in Advent, December 1, 2013.

You can find a full schedule of all the Sundays and all major feasts during Advent 2013 in the Catholic Liturgical Calendar for Advent 2013.

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