The Catholic Courier’s annual digital Advent calendar is back with a new feature for the 2022 season.
The calendar, which will be available starting Nov. 27 at CatholicCourier.com/adventcalendar2022, features 29 windows hiding daily multimedia “treats.” Visitors will be able to open a new window each day through Dec. 25.
Among the “treats” are some surprises from students and staff of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Rochester, as well as crafts, games and Sunday Gospel readings.
Along with the treats, each day will feature an Advent Calendar Challenge. Visitors to the Advent calendar are encouraged to participate in these challenges and then share them as photos and videos on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #AdventCalendarChallenge.
It’s not essential to complete the challenge on the same day it appears in the calendar, but all challenges must be completed by Dec. 26.
Prizes will be given to the family or person who completes and shares the most challenges.
In conjunction with the Advent calendar, voting will begin Nov. 28 in the Catholic Courier’s Advent Coloring Contest. Through Dec. 11, visitors to the Courier website can vote daily for their favorite pictures in each age category: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Winners will be announced the week of Dec. 12.