Objective:  The Advent Wreath holds a great amount of symbolism for the Season of Advent. From the candles and their color to the evergreen wreath, the symbolic nature of Christian life and the Lord's arrival are present. In this course, students will learn about the different details of the Advent Wreath. Students will learn the order the candles are lit and when the Advent Wreath prayers are prayed.

Why is one of the candles a rose color?

Learn this and more with this wonderful course on the Advent Wreath Prayer.

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Advent Wreath Prayer

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Advent Wreath Prayer - STUDY GUIDE
    • Advent Wreath Prayer - VIDEO
    • Advent Wreath Prayer - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Deacon Keith A. Fournier is the Dean of Catholic Online School and Chaplain of Your Catholic Voice Foundation. He currently serves the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, under Bishop Strickland, as General Legal Counsel, Director of Deacon Formation and Dean of Catholic Identity at the Bishop Gorman Catholic School. He and his wife Laurine have five grown children and seven grandchildren, He is also a human rights lawyer and public policy advocate who served as the first and founding Executive Director of the American Center for Law and Justice in the nineteen nineties. He holds his undergraduate (B.A.) and two Masters Degrees in Sacred Theology (M.T.S and M.Phil.) and is pursuing a Th.D. in Moral Theology.

Deacon Keith Fournier

Dean of Students

Deacon Keith Fournier