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Stir-up Sunday is an informal term in Catholic and Anglican churches for the last Sunday before the season of Advent. It gets its name from the beginning of the collect for the day in the Book of Common Prayer, which begins with the words, "Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people".

Related Definition

  1. stir up:

    v arouse or excite feelings and passions

    v try to stir up public opinion

    v provoke or stir up

    v change the arrangement or position of