With the Feast of Christ the King this Sunday, it seems that Advent is almost upon us.
I have made a list, in random order, of Advent-y, Christmas-y things to do.
I'll have to assign days and dates to the activities. Grab my diary!
*Finish book making
*Read from the book - Daily Advent readings from Pope John Paul 2
* Choose individual spiritual readings for the time of Advent
* Ditto for Advent penance
*Make Advent wreath
*Get out Xmas stuff - books, movies, etc
* Activity for St Nicholas
*Activity for St Barbara ( check weather)
* Activity for the Immaulate Conception and for Our Lady of Guadalupe
* Put together Advent calendars - sayings, lollies...
*Decorate for Xmas
*Shopping - presents, Xmas table trimmings, etc
* Order Xmas food
* Do cards and presents
* Start Xmas Novena
* Do Gingerbread activities - house/train/men...
*Sing carols and play Xmas music.
*Plan menu and holiday activites with older kids around.
*Parish BBQ and Xmas carols and parish newsletter
*Think about Xmas Masses, Feast of St John, Mass for the Holy Innocents...
*Homeschool and Kumon end-of-year stuff..
Busy and fun!