Advent Prayer I

By |2017-09-06T03:42:31+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Advent & Christmas, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , |

[Make the  Sign of the Cross] Leader: Lord God, you are the light of the world, the source of all life.  Be our light. Be our life. [Light the Advent candles: 1 for the first week, 2 for the second, 3 (pink) for the third, and 4 for the fourth] Leader: Lord God, your Word

Natural Advent Wreath

By |2017-09-06T03:39:38+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Activities, Advent & Christmas, Craft|Tags: , , , , , |

Advent is a time of eager anticipation of the coming of Jesus.  The lighting of Advent candles is old tradition that many families and churches use to focus the prayer of the community on the approaching feast of Christmas. Though traditionally pine or holly  branches are used in an Advent Wreath, there is no reason