Much like a Lenten period of fasting and sacrifice, the early Church urged Christians to dedicate the time before Christmas to readying themselves for Christ.

Information about Sundays in Advent

Events during Advent

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Homilies in Advent

So what can we do during Advent to ready ourselves for Christ?

You can use the CAFOD online Advent Calendar to help you focus on Scripture and take action during Advent.