Families share Advent activities

POCATELLO, ID (11-27-2010) - The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist of the Family Life Center hosted an Advent Family Day to celebrate the beginning of the Advent season, to share the meaning of the season, and to encourage the custom of making family Advent wreaths. Sixty-five participants joined the Sisters for the day which began with a Mass in the Presentation chapel, followed by presentations for adults, youth and small children on the ecclesial meaning and various traditions of Advent. After lunch together, the families made Advent wreaths which were blessed for use in the families' homes.