Ready for Advent?

Feast of Christ the King castle

The Feast of Christ the King (one of my favorite Feast Days!) marks the last Sunday of the Liturgical Calendar…Advent starts NEXT WEEK! The Jubilee Year dedicated to the theme of Mercy begins shortly after that, on December 8th!

Advent is almost here

Faithand Fabric

I finally made my own family set of Jesse Tree ornaments, thanks to Faith and Fabric‘s Jen Frost and her awesome new Our Family’s Jesse Tree printable. I originally intended to make them out of construction paper and laminate them, but Jen’s awesome pattern inspired me to go with felt. Look how cute they are!

I realized that I was a little intimidated by that much hand sewing…but then I remembered  Thermoweb Heat’n Bond Ultra Hold Iron-On Adhesive-17″X36″ *affiliate link and the little ornaments went together relatively fast! The printable also includes activities, referenced Scripture, reflections and a prayer for each day, associated with each ornament. Here’s my post about Our Family’s Jesse Tree but if you’re looking to purchase your own printable, you’ll want to go straight here: Faith and Fabric

Drawn2bCreative

MORE  Jesse Tree Ornaments…check out these Printable 3-D Jesse Tree Ornaments in this E-book created by Drawn2BCreative!

These ornaments are beautiful and so clever! Kristen offers full instructions and patterns in her E-book and I know you’ll just love to bring these out year after year! Purchase your kit at Drawn 2B Creative!

DoSmallThingsWithLove

…and what a great project to work on throughout Advent, working up to Christmas! Nancy’s Printable Nativity Set from Do Small Things with Love can also be used as an Advent Calendar activity, adding one piece each day throughout Advent! I love how simple and cute the figures are! The kids will love to color them and I bet the pieces could be laminated (and stored flat) for use year after year!

Purchase your kit at Do Small Things with Love!

I’m so happy to find these awesome printables for the Jesse Tree ornaments and the Printable Nativity…and I think that my Advent and Liturgical Calendar craft kit printables here at Equipping Catholic Families…compliment them nicely!

Advent and Liturgical Year Printables Arma Dei

All of our Cathletics Craft Kits are created with original artwork and they include permission to copy for home or classroom use, so that you can use them year after year!

BRAND NEW! Calendar Saint Stickies with 461 printable stickers to mark the Feast Days, Seasons, Catholic devotions and practices throughout the entire Liturgical Calendar! All original artwork created by my 17-year-old daughter Kelly…and me. Your family calendar, Homeschool planner or Spiritual Journal will never be the same! ($15 PDF) Add to Cart

New! Adjustable Liturgical Calendar assembles into a round Liturgical Calendar that can accommodate the moving Seasons of the Lent and Easter! 72 Saint Stickies are included (all original Kelly Saints artwork!) and the kit, incidentally, makes a great centerpiece or track for wooden painted saints.

($15.01 PDF) Add to Cart

Get Calendar Saint Stickies and Adjustable Liturgical Calendar (buy ONE, get 2nd HALF OFF) for $22.50 with code SaintStickies2015

Advent Prayer Pockets Craft Kit offers Advent-focused prayers to supplement the All Season Prayer Bank (74 special prayers and graphics…plus DIY templates to add your own) ($5 PDF) Add to Cart

Advent & Lent Quest offers THREE distinct paper chains to countdown to Christmas…or any Season or Feast day for that matter! The three themed paper chain link sets are Saints, Catechism and Prayer Challenges. The daily chain links can be tucked into your Advent Calendar pockets!

($13 PDF) Add to Cart
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Save on SHIPPING if you order a couple sets for your kids, grandkids and Godkids here: order Super Saints decks

 

 

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