Advent Candle Set. The Purple represents Penance - preparing the way,one of which is lit on the first,second and fourth Sunday of Advent. The rose pink candle is lit on the third Sunday (Gaudate Sunday) representing joy. Finally the white candle is lit on Christmas morning. The Birth of Christ,the light of the world. Suitable Advent rings sold separately, please see recommended items. Size: 15 Inches High x 2 Inch Diameter candles, overdipped, 3 purple, 1 pink and 1 white.