Post Tagged with: "Advent"


Courtesy photoAdvent calendars help count down the days until Christmas. Children open the first door Dec. 1.

Germans observe Advent traditions

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Advent season begins Nov. 30 and continues for four weeks until Christmas. The word Advent comes from the Latin verb “advenare,” which means “to arrive” and indicates the coming of Christ.

November 20, 2014 ×


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Make your own Advent wreath

Story and photos by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

Celebrating Advent is such a lovely opportunity to get together and enjoy the spirit of the season.

November 28, 2013 ×