The Advent Resources this year have a slightly different format and will be posted to the website in sections. This first section contains resources and activities  for teaching about and celebrating the key elements of Advent:  Some Advent Facts, the Advent Wreath, Advent Calendar, The Liturgical Year, The Jesse Tree and The Crib. To help teachers to begin to become familiar with the Catholic Preschool and Primary Religious Education Curriculum for Ireland I have also indicated the Levels at which each element and activity is aimed. I hope that teachers will find this useful.  In the coming days I will post Resources for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy which begins on December 8 and Resources for some of the key Feast Days of Advent. Have a blessed and peaceful Advent.

Maeve Mahon


Celebrating the Feast Days of Advent 2015 (New)

Celebrating Advent 2015

The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy


Image of Advent Wreath/s

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