Advent Wreath Event

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Sunday the 29th of November will be the first Sunday of Advent.

This year we will not be able to host our annual Advent Wreath Evening.

 

We recognize the immense popularity of this event and especially under the current circumstances, the need to create moments that can be cherished with family during the upcoming Christmas season.  So we have decided to offer the kits we usually provide at the dinner for pre-order to pick up and take home.

 

Wreath kits that you can assemble and decorate at home are available. Each kit costing $30, will contain:

 

  • an oasis wreath,
  • 4 candle holders,
  • 1 pink and 3 purple 12” taper candles with matching satin ribbons
  •  boxwood greens.
  • instructions on how to make the wreath (also available below on this page)

Wreath kits may be ordered online by clicking the button below or

by sending a check payable to Holy Spirit Church with a notation “Advent Wreath”
which can be mailed to the rectory or placed in the collection box after Mass.

 

Rectory address is

Church of the Holy Spirit

403 Scofieldtown Road

Stamford, CT 06903

 

Click Here to Order Your Kit(s) Online

 

Preordered wreath kits will be available to be picked up
in Holy Family Hall

after 5:15 p.m. Mass on Sat. Nov. 28th


and from 8:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. on Sun. Nov. 29th.

 



ADVENT WREATH assembling Instructions

 
1. Submerge the provided 10.5” green oasis ring (including the green plastic plate) in water for 30 minutes at least.
2. Insert the 4 provided green plastic candle holders into the oasis ring equidistant from each other (like a cross)
3. Break the English boxwood greens into 3 to 5 inch small pieces and insert them into the oasis ring.  Arrange them on the outside, top and inside of the ring to totally cover the oasis ring.
4. Insert the 3 purple and 1 pink taper candles into the candle holders.
5. Tie the provided 3 purple and 1 pink ribbon into bows lower down on the appropriate candles.
6. Light each purple candle on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Sunday of Advent and the pink candle on the 3rd Sunday of Advent. 
7. Happy and Blessed Advent to you and your families.
 

 

download and print these instructions

 

 

 

 
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