The Season of Advent
Advent is a season of the liturgical year observed as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for both the celebration of the Nativity of Christ at Christmas and the return of Christ at the Second Coming. Advent is also the beginning of the liturgical year. Complete three of the six activities below and discover what the Season of Advent is all about.
These two handouts are on the Season of Advent. Learn more about this season within the liturgical year by completing the handouts.
Email Ms. Maria your completed handouts.
It’s family game night! Gather everyone and play Advent Bingo together. Have fun while engaging with each other and learning about the theme of the Season of Advent.
Parents, what did your family learn about Advent from playing bingo together. Email Ms. Maria and let her know.
Some families practice the tradition of having an Advent wreath, but do you know you can make an Advent wreath with a bagel?
Have fun making a bagel Advent wreath and send Ms. Maria a picture of it.
Celebrating Advent in Your Home by Kathryn A Schneider and Robert M. Hamma
St Nicholas The Original Santa Claus by Kathleen M. Carroll
Advent and Christmas Signs and Symbols – A Redemptorist Pastoral Publication
Please share with Ms. Maria two things you learned from reading one or all of these articles.
The Liturgical Calendar presented by Barbara and Maria.
Advent in 2 Minutes by Busted Halo
Advent Reflection by Catholic Central
What is Advent? Concordia Publishing House
Parents, what did your family learn about the Liturgical Calendar or the Season of Advent from watching one or all of these videos. Email Ms. Maria because she wants to know.
St. Andrew’s feast day is on November 30th. He is known as the patron of fishermen, Scotland, and Russia.
St. Francis Xavier’s feast day is on December 3rd. He is the patron of missions.
Parents, what did you and your family learn about St Andrew and St Francis Xavier. Email Ms. Maria because she knows nothing about these saints.