06 December 2012

Advent Calendars

One of the ways you can mark Advent in your home, is by using an Advent Calendar.

An Advent Calendar is traditionally presented in the form of a pious picture printed on card. Another piece of card, printed with bible texts, is glued on the back. The front card is perforated in twenty-four places, to create small flaps or windows that can be folded open to show the bible texts beneath.

One window is opened each day from 1 December to 24 December (Christmas Eve).

Advent Calendars can be very beautiful, and they are always cheerful decorations to have in your home in the weeks before Christmas.

Advent Calendar from Monastery Greetings

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