Advent and Christmas are for many people the most joyous time of year, a special opportunity for celebration, sharing, and family gatherings. More importantly, however, Advent is the season of preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ into the world, and Christmas is the celebration of his Incarnation, the union of true God and true man in the Christ Child.
The Essential Advent and Christmas Handbook provides everything Catholics need for a richer experience of this sacred time. Whether readers wish to follow a traditional, contemporary, or family program of devotion and prayer for Advent and Christmas, this all-in-one resource will be a treasured guidebook.
The Essential Advent and Christmas Handbook covers a wide range of topics including:
- Morning and evening prayer services
- A short history of Advent
- The preparatory nature of Advent
- Traditional hymns and symbols of Christmas
- Traditional Christmas practices
- A Christmas novena
- Daily Christmas meditations
- Family meal prayers for the holiday season
- A glossary of key terms
- Plus much more!
A comprehensive, daily companion for Advent and Christmas.
Series: Redemptorist Pastoral Publication
Number Of Pages: 290
Published: 1st September 2000
Publisher: Liguori Publications,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.27