It begins December 1st and lasts into the Christmas season. An angel, the messenger of God, comes to announce news of great joy to the shepherds watching over their sheep on Christmas night. The light of God shines about them. Open the calendar and a beautiful drawing of the Bethlehem countryside will take you on a journey through the Gospel with windows to open each day revealing the events leading to the birth of Jesus with a biblical description of the scene. Includes a lovely 48 page companion booklet that encourages family reflection and prayer. Each day:
• Open a window to reveal an illustration with a biblical description of the scene.
• Open the booklet and read a short Bible verse and a meditation on the scene.
• Say the prayer together.
• Color the picture.