Fling Wide the Doors - An Advent & Christmastime Calendar
An Advent and Christmas-time calendar with art by Steve Erspamer.
is a season of preparation for Christmas that lasts from the First Sunday of
Advent until Christmas Eve. Christmastime is a season of celebration that last
from Christmas Day until the feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
doors open revealing images for every day from the beginning of Advent until
the feast of the Baptism of the Lord at the close of the Christmas season. Put
a light inside or above and the images glow like stained-glass. Designed as a
six-sided tower, the calendar can be the centrepiece of your seasonal décor.
booklet by Craig M. Mueller is included with customs, prayers and readings for
each door opening. Throughout the booklet are suggestions for
keeping Advent and Advent’s final days, keeping Christmas, celebrating the New Year
and keeping Epiphany. There are blessings here too – of a Christmas tree, a
nativity scene, of the New Year and of the home.
Size - 12"