Advent

<<coming, happening>>

The coming of Christ, as a baby, celebrated at Christmas time. Through His Incarnation Jesus “became flesh and lived among us” (Jn 1:14). The Advent season of the church calendar is the period including four Sundays before Christmas.

The Second Advent is Christ’s coming for the second time at the end of the present age.

See also: Christmas, end times, incarnation.

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