During this prayer space one is encouraged to reflect on his feelings when receiving a pleasant action from someone and how he/she can show kindness with others.

Equipment: Advent Wreath, heart template or a free hand heart drawing, three strips of paper - yellow, blue and green, marker, pen, pencils, crayons, Baby Jesus' manger

Related to Liturgy: 4th Sunday of Advent

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Love is the significance of the fourth Sunday of Advent. Love is an action, not something one feels. As God loved us by sending Jesus among us, we can share this love with others. We can share our love even with everyone, even with people we don’t know.

  • Light up the candle.
  • Draw a heart and on it write: “Come Lord Jesus and be born in my heart.”
  • Think about a pleasant action you received. How did you feel?
  • Take three strips of paper – yellow, blue, and green. On the yellow one write the pleasant action you received, on the blue one your feelings, and on the green one write ways of how you can show love to others.
  • Connect the strips of paper with the heart.
  • Put the heart next to Baby Jesus’ manger.


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