Online Advent Calendar – www.catholicbishops.ie/advent-calendar
Now in its fifth year, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ online Advent Calendar offers resources for the parish, school and the home which are available behind a virtual door each day during the season of Advent. Behind each door there will be content aimed at assisting people to pray and to reflect on how best we can keep Christ at the centre of our Christmas preparations during this special liturgical season.
The 2018 Advent Calendar will also include:
Mass Readings and Saint of the Day;
Advent videos: blessing of the crib in the home, blessing of the advent wreath in the home;
The Words of Pope Francis from WMOF2018;
Acts of kindness and charity in the family, school and parish
Suggestions to make Christmas more sustainable so as to care for our common home;
Multimedia thought for the day;
Resources for Advent including books and music;
Advent events in dioceses and parishes;
Information on Trócaire’s Global Gifts for 2018 as well special appeals to help families in need.