This year we offer a new Madonna and Child Advent Calendar with bible text behind each window. Advent calendars heighten anticipation as children and adults celebrate Advent and prepare for Christmas. They create fond memories for loved ones to cherish through the years. Let someone know you are thinking of them by giving them an Advent Calendar which they “open” 24 times.
Advent Calendars, A Great Tradition
As is so for many of our Christmas traditions, we trace the origin of Advent calendars to Germany in the 19th century. Children drew chalk lines or hung pictures to mark the days in anticipation of Christmas. The printing of Advent calendars on cardboard soon followed, with the calendars including 24 “windows” to open in the days before Christmas. Opening one window each day in December through Christmas Eve, children and adults alike delight in revealing the pictures behind the windows.
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