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the act of arriving

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arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)

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the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

(Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment

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Another man, who had also been watching Dorset Rouse from the gardens for several hours, also noted Lucille's advent with relief.
He found that he had a natural aptitude for the more muscular domestic duties, and his energy in this direction enchanted Nutty, who before his advent had had a monopoly of these tasks.
Greatly relieved to find that he was not too late, Kit leant against a lamp-post to take breath, and waited the advent of the pony and his charge.
CATHOLIC readers have celebrated their best Advents.
At the supper table, we would light the appropriate Advent candle(s) and read a prayer meditation written for two readers (one parent, one child) with repeated responses.
Since 1991, I have gone on an Ignatian four-day silent retreat during the last week of Advent," says McMullen.
All through Advent have the kids put one straw on for Jesus' bed for each good thing they've done.
Choose Advent calendars that "tell the story" rather than ones that just have you open a door to get a piece of candy.
Q: What's the best way you've ever seen a parish celebrate Advent and/or Christmas?
Rudley of Marlton, New Jersey tells of a parish that has "a family sign up for a Mass to light the Advent candles.
Advent Solar, a solar cell and module manufacturing company, develops photovoltaic technology to convert sunlight into electricity.
Advent Solar's Series C round of $30 million is one of the most significant investment rounds to date in a privately-held solar cell company.
This release contains forward-looking statements, which address a variety of subjects including, for example, the expected achievements by Advent Solar and CMGI's potential benefits therefrom.