Faiths and the Environment

Faiths and the Environment 2017-12-06T10:25:21+00:00
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CHRISTIANITY | Advent Sunday

03 December In Western Christianity, Advent denotes the start of the Christian year, with the Advent season beginning on the Sunday nearest to St Andrew’s Day (30 November) and continuing through to Christmas Day. The focus of the season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ in his first Advent as well as the anticipation of the return of Christ the King in his second Advent. It is also a time for Christians to reflect and prepare for the annual celebration of Christ’s birth, Christmas. Traditionally, this practice involved fasting or abstaining from foods such as meat and other animal products, but these restrictions have relaxed somewhat in recent years. In Eastern Christianity, a Nativity Fast takes place instead of Advent. This lasts for forty days, beginning on the day after the Feast of St Phillip the Apostle (14 November). Advent Wreaths are used in churches and in some Christian homes. These consist of a ring of symbolic evergreen foliage and berries adorned with four red and purple candles. One candle is lit on the first Sunday of Advent, two on the second Sunday, three on the third, and all four on the fourth. Some people include a [...]

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CHRISTIANITY | Advent Sunday

03 December In Western Christianity, Advent denotes the start of the Christian year, with the Advent season beginning on the Sunday nearest to St Andrew’s Day (30 November) and continuing through to Christmas Day. The focus of the season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ in his first Advent as well as the anticipation of the return of Christ the King in his second Advent. It is also a time for Christians to reflect and prepare for the annual celebration of Christ’s birth, Christmas. Traditionally, this practice involved fasting or abstaining from foods such as meat and other animal products, but these restrictions have relaxed somewhat in recent years. In Eastern Christianity, a Nativity Fast takes place instead of Advent. This lasts for forty days, beginning on the day after the Feast of St Phillip the Apostle (14 November). Advent Wreaths are used in churches and in some Christian homes. These consist of a ring of symbolic evergreen foliage and berries adorned with four red and purple candles. One candle is lit on the first Sunday of Advent, two on the second Sunday, three on the third, and all four on the fourth. Some people include a [...]

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FAITHS FOR A FUTURE

FAITHS FOR A FUTURE

Click on the the symbols below to explore our Faiths for a Future Resource

Click on the the symbols below to explore our Faiths for a Future Resource
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CHRISTIANITY | Advent Sunday

03 December In Western Christianity, Advent denotes the start of the Christian year, with the Advent season beginning on the Sunday nearest to St Andrew’s Day (30 November) and continuing through to Christmas Day. The focus of the season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ in his first Advent as well as the anticipation of the return of Christ the King in his second Advent. It is also a time for Christians to reflect and prepare for the annual celebration of Christ’s birth, Christmas. Traditionally, this practice involved fasting or abstaining from foods such as meat and [...]

REEP’S THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK…

In the words of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) …

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count,  it’s the life in your years.

REEP’S THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK…

In the words of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) …

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count,  it’s the life in your years.