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Traditional Advent wreaths have four candles and every Advent Sunday another candle is lit.

Germans observe Advent traditions

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Germans observe the Advent season with numerous traditions. The word Advent comes from the Latin verb “advenare” which means “to arrive” and indicates the coming of Christ.

December 2, 2016 ×


German Christmas traditions

by Annie Valentine Tintle Contributing writer

Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s or some other popular winter celebration, most people celebrate some version of the holidays between the months of November and January.

November 24, 2016 ×