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Respond/End of Topic Celebration



Take a few moments of stillness and quiet reflection to think about about our topic of Advent and Expectation. What do you remember about the following themes? Is there anything that you would like to ask about them? Write down any notes/feelings/thoughts on a creative reflective poster. Add pictures if you wish to and don't forget to upload them on the blog for me to see! 


  • The difference between ‘I wish for’ and ‘I expect’.
  • Why it is good to have high expectations of yourself and others.
  • How they can wait joyfully in expectation.
  • The meaning of Advent.
  • The prophecy of Isaiah concerning the expectation of the Messiah.
  • The Annunciation.
  • The Angelus.
  • An understanding of the meaning of the Incarnation.
  • Jesus as the Word in John’s Gospel.
  • John the Baptist’s expectation of Jesus.
  • Christ will come again.


Key Questions:

How can you/how are you expected to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas well? 




Create a Christmas card which conveys the real meaning of this special time.  In it write three things which they will promise they will do to show their love and care for others, in the true spirit of the season.