Sunday nearest St. Andrew's Day / 4th Sunday prior to Christmas Day or the Sunday closest to Nov 30th
The First Sunday of Advent celebrates the beginning of the Christian year. The season begins on the Sunday nearest to St. Andrew’s Day, marking the start of the Christian year, and ends Christmas Eve. This season may last anywhere from 22 to 28 days. Items such as Advent wreaths, candles and calendars are traditionally seen at this time of year.