Advent Week 2
Week of Peace
In this second week of Advent, open up your heart and mind to receive forgiveness and an interior peace that comes from God alone.
Have a hot cocoa night
December 10, 2023
Gather around the table or sit together on the couch with a hot cup of cocoa with marshmallows and whipped cream. This delicious drink will warm your soul and your heart.
Make homemade ornaments
December 11, 2023
A great way to get into the holiday spirit is decorating your home or office space. Usually we go to the store and spend money on decorations. This year, why not make a homemade Christmas ornament. This can be a fun activity to do with your children and a nice way for siblings to bond. Add a date on each ornament so you can look back at all the wonderful creations you and your family have made.
A random act of kindness
December 12, 2023
We all have bad days, so perform a random act of kindness for someone. At times difficulties may get us down and we feel hopeless. Be a beacon of hope today and spread kindness wherever you go. It doesn’t cost anything to be thoughtful of someone’s feelings. Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego, a man of Aztec descent who had converted to Christianity, today in 1531. She asked him to build a shrine on the spot where she had appeared, Tepeyac Hill, now in a suburb of Mexico City.
Take a family holiday photo
December 13, 2023
Family photos are wonderful pieces of joy you can look back on and smile at the memories. Capturing milestones and good times in your holiday outfits and looking back on them is a treasure.
Sing Christmas carols together
December 14, 2023
Singing is a form of expression. It evokes many feelings, especially during Christmastime. Today, turn on your favorite playlist and immerse yourself in holiday cheer.
Visit a local holiday craft fair
December 15, 2023
This Christmas season, let us remember to cherish and feed into the lives of others. We can help and provide for those who aren’t expecting us to think of them.
Write of all that you're thankful for
December 16, 2023
Take a moment for self reflection today. Sometimes, we get so caught up in life. We yearn for what we don’t have and forget to see all the things we do have. Take today to be grateful for all that God has given to you and realize how blessed you are.