Today, on this first Sunday of Advent, the theme of “Paying attention” dominates. We are called to be ready to receive something life-changing, something wholly new. In the light of the deep darkness which descended upon the lives of the people, the song of the angels has come reminding us that there is hope – something stupendous is about to happen.
Want to do something different this Advent? You might find this resource helpful.
Before Advent, make your own Advent calendar with a long piece of string and pegs, hanging up all the things you make – photos, pictures, maps, names.
- Map of your town/country/world find one online, or draw one
To help plan the activities with the children, you can download the at-a-glance poster version: Advent Calendar Red with Star