Click on the links below to view & download our Advent & Christmas resources:
Advent 2016: Have a Prayerful, Magical and Joyful Family Advent & Christmas – easily adaptable for school use, this resource has been kindly shared by Frank Brown (Clondalkin PPW)
Advent Wreath Activity Centre – this handout could be used with students to explain the origins of the Advent wreath and engage them in the activity of creating their own Advent wreath.
Christmas Carol Service 2016 – with special thanks to Pat Larkin, lately retired from St. Joseph of Cluny Secondary School.
To adapt the content for Gaelscoil use, see this selection of amhráin na nollag , kindly shared by Sr. Mairéad Ní Bhuachalla.
Christmas Carol Service 2015 – with special thanks to Paula Finnegan
Check out this PowerPoint also from Cafod: Advent Calendar 2016 – A Challenge for Every Day of Advent
Advent/Christmas YouTube Playlist prepared by Ian Callanan
Reconciliation Ceremony for before Christmas as Gaeilge: Deasghnáth Athmhuintearais roimh Nollaig
Ceremony at the Crib as Gaeilge: Searmanas ag an gCró Nollag
Further Advent & Christmas WebLinks:
“Waiting for Jesus” (YouTube Video): This slide show with music by Mumford & Sons is designed to be used in Post-Primary R.E. classrooms & at services during Advent. I hope you & your students enjoy it and you should try making your own at www.animoto.com. If you don’t have access to YouTube you can watch it here: Advent “Waiting for Jesus” Video.