Christian calendar

Discover the significance of the Christian calendar and its important dates and traditions. Learn how to deepen your spiritual journey and celebrate the rich history of Christianity.
The Rabbit Room | Happy New Year: An Introduction to Advent & the Liturgical Calendar Confirmation, Christ, Faith Formation, Catholic Liturgical Calendar, Godly Play, Catholic Faith, Liturgical Seasons, Spiritual Practices, Catechism

As premature as it may feel, let me be the first to greet you with “Happy New Year!” That’s right—today is the first day of the Christian calendar, the beginning of Advent. The seasons of the church calendar help us to live our lives in light of the story of Jesus’ life. As humans, we tend to organize our lives by organizing our time. We set times each day for working, resting, eating, sleeping, and driving. Our weeks have a rhythm of work and leisure. We mark special days each year such as…

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Rebekah Olson