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15 Advent traditions from around the world

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Bring even more meaning to your Advent season by embracing some of these beautiful customs.

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This year, Advent begins on Sunday, December 2, and as we wait patiently to celebrate the birth of Christ, we can start thinking about how to mark this beautiful season with our families and communities. While we might be used to the Advent calendar and wreath, there are plenty of other traditions from around the world that are inspiring to learn about and adopt. From placing even greater significance on our Nativity scene, to lighting candles in the window, you might take some inspiration from this list and try incorporating a new tradition to into your Advent this year.

 

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