As Advent begins and you put your Advent wreath in pride of place in your home, gather your household together to pray this blessing.
Help your child prepare for Christmas with these child-friendly instructions for making an Advent wreath.
Discover how to use Advent as a time for preparation for Christmas by unpacking Catholic customs, their origins and their significance. What does the Advent wreath symbolise? Who invented the Christmas crib? What are the Catholic origins of the Christmas tree? Learn these fascinating facts and more in this blog.
Help your children understand the story of Christmas with this child-friendly explanation for parents and kids to read together.
Advent isn’t a time for feeling “Christmassy”. Yes, Advent is a time of anticipation for Christmas, but not for sleigh bells, snow and presents – it’s anticipation for the birth of the King.
Do you know the origins of popular Christmas traditions like mistletoe or candy canes? How about the 12 Days of Christmas song? Here are 10 fun facts about Christmas you can use to show off to your friends and family!