The Nativity Fast should be a period of calm and joy as we prepare for the birth of our Lord, but instead it often becomes hectic amid the demands of the Christmas season. Regain peace and purpose with a guided planner just for the forty days of the Winter Lent!
Holly & Ivy is a planner for Orthodox Christian families to use from Advent through Theophany. This devotional guide includes fasting information for each day, as well as special planners for spiritual and practical concerns: family goals, prayer, almsgiving, gratitude, memories, budgeting, daily planners for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and forty Activity Cards with daily activities to use as you count down the days of Advent in your little church.
PLUS! You also receive a bonus download of forty activity cards to print and use with (or as!) an Advent Calendar; a printable individual gratitude list for the entire season, so that each family member can record their own reflections; and a printable Christmas card tracker.
Each letter-sized, 38-page planner includes:
Family goal planner with prompts to help you discuss and decide on your spiritual and practical plans this year
Memories worksheet with prompts for recording special memories from this year and ideas for next year
40 activities to do each day as you count down to Christmas
40 activity cards to cut out and use as you count down the days
Bonus download: forty activity cards to print and use with (or as!) an Advent Calendar; a printable daily gratitude list for the entire season; and a printable Christmas card tracker
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OUR PLANNERS ARE UNIQUE
Every product we make has a single origin: the daily liturgical life of Orthodox Christianity. But we manage the design and production of our products from top to bottom, as well. Everything we make is bespoke—designed by us and proudly produced in the USA just for Parousia Press.
Unsure which calendar you need? NS is the New Calendar, which means you observe the feast of Nativity (Christmas) on December 25. OS is the Old Calendar, which means you observe Nativity on January 7.