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Family Resources for Advent

Advent challenges us to quiet our minds, to empty ourselves and make room for the new.
It stands in direct contrast to the noise and frenzy of the holiday season.


Frequently Asked Questions about Advent from

  Adventus Blog - is an online resource dedicated to the season of Advent and its relevance to contemporary life.  

Going Off Road in Advent by Marina McCoy.  A reflection for adults from

Advent Resources - from the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

The Names of Jesus Family Devotional Activity from

Advent Resources from RCL Benziger (our textbook publisher)

Advent Everyday by Leisa Anslinger from TWENTY-THIRD PUBLICATIONS

Family Advent Guide Prepare the Way for the Lord! from Our Sunday Visitor

The Definitive Guide to Advent and Christmas from Our Sunday Visitor

A Family Advent Calendar 2016 - Partners in Faith

Keeping an Advent Attitude: Traditions and devotions help us have an at-home retreat during the season of waiting for the Savior’s coming. By Marge Fenelon, Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly

Advent Calendar for Adults from Loyola Press (click on the date to open the window)

Advent Longings by Fr. Frank Majka, SJ

Family Advent activities from Loyola Press

Advent Amid the Gift Wrap - Tom McGrath

Daily Reflections for Advent 2016 from Liturgical Publications - This Advent season prepare for the celebration of Christ’s birth through prayer and reflection. Sign up today to receive a daily Advent Reflection Email beginning Sunday, November 27, and ending Sunday, December 25.

Advent & Christmas Questions & Answers from Our Sunday Visitor

Saying Yes to God: Joseph’s Yes by Catherine Wiecher Brunell from Loyola Press