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Advent Dates 2013

When is Advent 2013?

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Advent Dates for 2013

December 1 - First Sunday of Advent
December 8 - Second Sunday of Advent
December 15 - Third Sunday of Advent
December 22 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

In Western Christianity, Advent begins on the fourth Sunday prior to Christmas Day, or the Sunday which falls closest to November 30, and lasts through Christmas Eve, or December 24. When Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday, it is the last, or fourth Sunday of Advent.

In Eastern Orthodox churches, which use the Julian calendar, Advent begins earlier, on November 15, and lasts 40 days, rather than 4 weeks.

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