The Symbolism of the Evergreens in the Advent Wreath

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The symbolism of the Advent wreath is beautiful. The wreath is made of various evergreens, signifying continuous life.
These evergreens have a traditional meaning which can be adapted to our faith: The laurel signifies victory over persecution and suffering. The pine, holly, and yew connote immortality. … (71)

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Fr Jonathan Austin (5 Posts)


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