Today we recall the time before Jesus came, a time when the world was in darkness because it didn’t know the fullness of God’s love. Jesus saw our need and gave up everything, so that we might be included in the perfect family of love with God.
The Christingle orange symbolises the world created by God.
The red ribbon symbolises God’s love embracing all of creation.
The fruit and sweets symbolise the riches of our world, which we must share.
The candle symbolises Jesus, who died that we might live; Jesus the light of the world.