Advent & Christmas Planner 2021 | 2022

I can’t believe how quickly this year has flown by! And similarly, it’s hard to believe that Advent is, once again, around the corner!

This year’s Advent and Christmas planner is:

I am a lay Catholic who is faithful to the Magisterium and teaching body of the Catholic Church. This booklet is not affiliated with an approved ecclesiastical source.

Both the Extraordinary Form Calendar of 1962 (the Latin Mass) and the Ordinary Form Calendar of 1969 (the Novus Ordo Mass in the vernacular) are represented in the planner. I use the Angelus Press liturgical calendar for the 1962 liturgical year, and the USCCB liturgical calendar for the Novus Ordo. Some historical feasts are also mentioned on the planner.

The Advent and Christmas planner contains daily plans and ideas from November 28 through January 13 (the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord) – covering Advent and the Christmas season.

This booklet is in pdf format – you are free to download, print, read on your tablet, or computer.

What’s in the planner:

  • 21 pages
  • Cover page
  • The book contains a two page, rich liturgical history of the season of Advent.
  • Advent Hymns with linked playlist
  • Explanation of symbols used in the planner
  • Dated, weekly liturgical year listing for the Extraordinary and Ordinary Forms
  • Week 1 – 4 of Advent:
    • Each day contains book ideas coordinating with the daily feast, crafts, and Advent customs.
  • The O Antiphons are listed with a link to a prayer companion for praying the O Antiphons. (copyright, Jennifer Gregory Miller)
  • Christmas Hymns
  • Christmas season daily plans with liturgical designation, crafts, traditions, books, and ideas.
  • The full planner contains daily plans and liturgical ideas from November 28 through January 13 (the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord) – covering Advent and the Christmas season.
  • The Juggler of Notre Dame resource and history with booklist.
  • Advent and Christmas booklist
  • The Athanasian Creed (suggested for December 16)
  • Advent plan sheet – this printable can be printed for the four weeks of Advent.
  • Christmas plan sheet – this printable can be used for the weeks of Christmastide

Booklist from the recommended books in the planner:

What follows is a collection of books our family has enjoyed over the years. Many of them are included on the plans. (Please note that I am an Amazon affiliate and most of these links are through Amazon – if you click through these links I do earn a very small amount. Thank you!)

The Juggler of Notre Dame books – see note and explanation of the books and ideas that sprung from this beautiful 13th century poem/song in the Advent planner, p. 20)

Board Books

Books which may be a blessing in your own home liturgical celebrations:

I hope you have a very blessed Advent of preparing heart and home and a beautiful Christmas rejoicing in the Incarnation of Christ!

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  1. Thank you so much, I come back to this resource every year. May God bless you and your family this Advent and Christmas! Please come back and blog some more, I gave up Instagram over the privacy intrusion and I miss all my favourite people!!

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