Advent is a time to prepare our hearts for Christmas, but we often get distracted and busy. Don’t let this Advent pass you by. Slow down and focus on what matters most with one of these great daily devotional options.
Advent Calendar for Adults - Loyola Press
Best Advent Ever
This is a free email program from Dynamic Catholic. Each day of Advent you’ll receive short inspirational videos, practical tips for everyday life, and real-life stories to encourage you in your faith journey. To sign up visit: Best Advent Ever
Word on Fire
You do not have to read a theological masterpiece to learn more about the faith. Take a few minutes each day and watch a short video or read an article from a fantastic website like Fr. Robert Barron’s www.wordonfire.org
It does not have to be much. This will get you more in touch with the Faith and with the daily life of the Church, and over the course of 25 days they will build up healthy, faithful habits.
Book Resources (Books will be available at the main entrance of both churches the first weekend of Advent)
Little Blue Books (also available in Spanish)
Reflections will be based on the Gospel of Luke and will also reflect on various traditions and customs of celebrating Advent. Reflections begin December 2, the start of Advent, goes through Christmas, and ends on January 7 which is Epiphany.
Waiting in Joyful Hope by Genevieve Glen
Prepare spiritually with this popular and inviting annual guide. This book offers brief, down-to-earth reflections that bring prayer and Scripture into everyday life in a thought-provoking and lasting way. Through Sister Genevieve Glen's fresh and meaningful reflections on Lectionary readings from the weekday and Sunday Masses, readers will grow in their understanding of the word of God. This book will help busy people achieve their goal of enriching their prayer life during the seasons of Advent and Christmas.
The Word Among us
Journey through Advent with Mary by opening your personal prayer each day with Scripture readings and daily meditations.