Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article

To: All

**By keeping Advent we can pace ourselves, grow in faith, and build momentum to a spiritual and emotional apex by December 25.**

So true. The Christmas season is from Devember 25th through the Epiphany. Our Christmas tree never came down before the Wise Men arrived to adore the newborn King, Jesus Christ. (And that’s when the children could put the Wise Men figures into our Nativity scene!)


2 posted on 12/02/2008 8:52:24 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]


To: nickcarraway; Lady In Blue; NYer; ELS; Pyro7480; livius; Catholicguy; RobbyS; markomalley; ...
Catholic Discussion Ping!

Please notify me via FReepmail if you would like to be added to or taken off the Catholic Discussion Ping List.

3 posted on 12/02/2008 8:53:51 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies ]

To: Salvation

**we are just approaching its glorious joy and beginning our celebration. Once again, Catholic tradition provides the antidote for what ails us in the secular world.**

Amen!


4 posted on 12/02/2008 8:55:05 PM PST by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies ]

To: Salvation

We do the same here except for the Wise Men being in our Nativity scene (they’re there from the time we display the Nativity). We have an outdoor and indoor Nativity scene and only the Baby Jesus isn’t there until after Midnight on Christmas Eve.

One of the most beautiful and peaceful times for us is during dinner when we light a candle of our Advent Wreath.


22 posted on 12/03/2008 9:39:33 PM PST by Twink
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson