Celebrating Christmas in
door every day from the 1st to the 24th
On the second Sunday of Advent we
remember Mary and Joseph travelling to
Preparing for Christmas:
On the first Sunday of Advent we light the
first candle on the Advent wreath at
Church, and this reminds us of the
prophets pointing the way to Bethlehem.
We make Christingles during Children’s
liturgy and carry them up to the altar
during the Mass.
At school we perform a Nativity play and
some Children play the parts of Mary and
Joseph, the Shepherds, Wise Men and
Angels, and some even play camels and
On the third Sunday of Advent candle is
pink and we remember the shepherds and
All the candles are purple apart from this
one and the white one.
The orange represents the world.
The red ribbon represents the blood of
The lighted candle represents the light of
The four sticks with sweets represent the
We have an Advent Calendar which is a
countdown to Christmas and we open a
We have a Christmas party at school, and
a special school Christmas dinner. We
learn Christmas Carols, and go Carol
Singing to hospitals and Care Homes for
At home, we put up a Christmas tree
which we decorate with tinsel and
baubles, and on the top we put a star. We
put up a crib with figures of Mary and
Joseph and the Baby Jesus.
The candle for Christmas Eve is white.
On The fourth Sunday of advent we light a
candle for the wise men.
The Last Few Days
On Christmas Eve we go to Church for
On Christmas Eve we put out our pillow
cases and snacks for Santa and his
On Christmas morning we open all our
presents from Santa.