Advent wreaths, are one of those lovely little ways to mark the Advent season. Their light, increasing as the time draws on toward the Feast of the Nativity marks our waiting as a fruitful one – one coming to completion in a full circle of light.
They are, however, not really necessary to the liturgy, kind of made up, and relatively new to Anglicanism.
Now, thanks to painstaking research, Sinden.org is pleased to present the long-lost "Advent Wreath Rubrics" from the 1663 Book of Common Prayer
[This means that Advent Wreaths should be lit clockwise]
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