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Advent 2009 Sample

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Advent 2009 Sample

  1. 1. 2009 Advent Interactive calendar
  2. 2. The word Advent means coming or arrival. The season of Advent is a time when we wait and get ready for the birth of Jesus. What birthday gift will you give Jesus this year? Jesus doesn’t need the latest video game – think about your actions this Advent and how they can be the perfect birthday gift! 1
  3. 3. <ul><li>When we are preparing for Christmas we sometimes get carried away thinking about all the things we WANT. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CAFOD works with people around the world to make sure they have the things that they NEED like clean water or medicine. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>This Advent take time to reflect and pray for our sisters and brothers around the world. </li></ul>2
  4. 4. 9 As you look forward to your school holidays think about other children around the world who never have the chance to go to school. Without simple things like pens, books and uniforms many children can’t go to school. Make the most of your day at school! Learn something new, appreciate the books and resources you have and remember that education can help you reach your full potential! Visit Picture my World and find out more about how CAFOD helps children go to school. 9
  5. 5. What would be your perfect Christmas gift? For Mani, a health worker from Nigeria, the perfect gift would be a bicycle. It enables him to travel around to remote villages to treat sick people. Find out more in Mani’s Healthy Village . 17
  6. 6. www.cafod.org.uk/primary

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