Advent - the first Roman Catholic holiday of the year (Advent - coming from the Latin). Advent is the Advent, which are associated with many rituals and customs. Advent is the waiting time of Christmas. The first Sunday of Advent is the beginning of a new church year.
First Sunday of Advent
On this day, lit the first candle in the wreath Advent - candle of prophecy. It symbolizes the coming of the Old Testament prophecies of the Savior. We celebrate the fulfillment of these prophecies - the coming of the Savior on the ground Baby, His coming into our hearts through faith in the Word of God and His final coming in glory to judge all people.
Information from Kalend.ru
My family is only half Catholic, but a tradition, too, we light candles on the Advent wreath. I think that the candles on the wreath zazhigaenie can become a good tradition in your home, beautiful and fabulous. You still have time to prepare. Look what beautiful and unusual wreaths can be Advent (photo from the internet, thank you sponsors)