Christmas is getting closer. Take a breather from the worry of getting ready for Christmas and let the spirit of advent visit your family.
It is time to start thinking about Christmas gifts for the kids’ teachers. In addition to gift cards, the kids make small homemade gifts for them also.
God made a beautiful world for us and we should enjoy it together even when it is cold! So do some outdoor activities as a family
Today, say a simple Advent prayer service together. It doesn’t need to be lengthy. In fact, with very young children, shorter is sometimes better.
For today’s advent activity, make some votive candle holders. These votive candle holders are easy enough to make that all of the members of your family can help, no matter what their age.
In this video, Sr. Therese Marie explains that the Immaculate Conception is an act of mercy.
A good deeds chain is a simple paper chain, but you must do a good deed for each piece of paper you add. Make a long chain this advent!
In many cultures the custom is for the children to leave a pair of shoes out when they go to bed on December 5. In the morning, they find that St. Nicholas has visited and left them a small treat…
Today, make some Christmas ornaments together and give them away. Bring a little light and cheer into somebody else’s Advent by letting them know you are thinking of them. While any recipient would do, this would be an especially nice…
Put out a wreath today for your Advent activity. Wreaths are commonly used during Advent and at Christmas, so tie this holiday tradition in with its spiritual meaning. Hang a wreath on your front door or elsewhere in your house….