The use of an Advent wreath
as a prayerful preparation for Christmas is a timeless tradition. We are delighted to offer a variety of Advent Wreaths including Irish Advent wreaths
. If you already have a wreath for Advent you can buy replacement candles on our Advent candle
page. The Advent wreath lights our way one candle at a time to the celebration of the coming of the "light of the world."
Advent Wreath Prayers
First Week of Advent - O Lord, stir up Thy might, we beg Thee, and come that by Thy protection we may deserve to be rescued from the threatening dangers of our sins and saved by Thy deliverance. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Second Week of Advent - O Lord, stir up our hearts that we may prepare for Thy only begotten Son that through His coming we may be made worthy to serve Thee with pure minds through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Third Week of Advent - O Lord, we beg Thee incline Thy ear to our prayers and enlighten the darkness of our minds by the grace of Thy visitation. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Forth Week of Advent - O Lord, stir up Thy power, we pray Thee, and come; and with great might help us, that with the help of Thy Grace, Thy merciful forgiveness may hasten what our sins impede. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.