Advent wreath: A circle of evergreen branches decorated with four candles that represent the weeks of Advent. Three candles are purple and one is pink. Each Sunday of Advent an additional candle is lit and prayers are said.
The candles on an Advent wreath remind us that Jesus is the Light of the World. The purple candles represent Royalty and Penance. The pink candle represents Gaudette Sunday. The evrgreen wreath that holds the candles represent everlasting life.