This year, Advent begins on Sunday, November 28th. Advent is the Latin word for “coming” and marks the beginning of the liturgical year. It celebrates the three-fold coming of the Lord: remembering the events that surrounded the Lord’s coming long ago, celebrating his coming among us today, and looking forward to his final coming in glory. Advent is a season of devout and joyful expectation. Its four Sundays (with its actual length determined by the weekday of Christmas) focus on our desire and longing for peace, justice and unity.
During Advent,we are invited to enter more frequently into silence, into prayer and reflection, into Scripture, and into the sacramental life of the Church, all to prepare for celebrating Christmas.
St. Elizabeth Seton will be marking this Advent season with a month’s worth of good deeds towards others. Each day, students are asked to complete the task. Our goal is to continue to spread kindness and joy towards all we meet. See your classroom VLe for the calendar