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This beautiful booklet by Terry and Mimi Reilly is an excellent tool families can use to celebrate Advent and strengthen loving bonds at home. It adds special meaning to the holiday season! Family night is a precious time set aside for the whole family to come together to support and love one another. It is a time to share joys and struggles, to grow in faith and hope, to listen, to learn and to discover the uniqueness and beauty of each family member. This beautiful booklet by Terry and Mimi...
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The Shepherd on the Search Advent Activity Set is a fun family tradition that celebrates the birth of Christ! It’s a great way to keep your family conversation focused on a young shepherd who spends the weeks before Christmas looking for God’s greatest gift, Jesus. When the angels visited the shepherds to tell them the good news, YOUR shepherd set off on an epic journey to find the newborn baby the angels had told them about. The journey begins anew every Christmas season and ends on Christmas...
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Prepare your heart to welcome the Prince of Peace. This pocket-sized Companion follows a practical, page-a-day format and features original meditations on each day's Gospel by one of twenty-one gifted authors. - A variety of beautiful and practical blessings- An Advent Penance Service- Specially commissioned poetry- Advent Stations- The O Antiphons Advent is that sacred season of anticipation and expectation in which we come to terms with the deepest yearning of our soul—a yearning fulfilled...
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Get the family involved in decorating, and learn about Jesus together!Includes 7 ornaments featuring the names of Jesus alongside a devotion explaining the nameFeatures silver foil stamping and iridescent glitter; hooks are not included This 'Names of Jesus' ornament book is such a fun way to get your family involved with Christmas decorating while learning about our Savior. And no one has to worry about breaking these beautiful paper ornaments! The book contains seven ornaments featuring the...
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Large Print: 30% larger - 5 x 7.75 in. This Companion follows a practical, page-a-day format and features original meditations on each day's Gospel by one of twenty-one gifted authors. - A variety of beautiful and practical blessings.- An Advent Penance Service.- Specially commissioned poetry.- Advent Stations.- The O Antiphons. Advent is that sacred season of anticipation and expectation in which we come to terms with the deepest yearning of our soul—a yearning fulfilled only in Jesus Christ....
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Keeping the Seasons: Bilingual Print and Digital Resources for Your Parish allows you to provide bilingual catechesis, prayer, and spiritual nourishment to your parishioners throughout the weeks of Advent and Christmas Time. This resource includes seven handouts, in English and in Spanish, one for each week of Advent and Christmas. On the front of each handout is a prayer, illustration, and a reflection on the Sunday Scripture. On the back is catechesis for each weekday about the day's...
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by Carol Garborg Capture the excitement and joy of counting down the days until Christmas with this fun hands-on Advent activity book, perfect for kids ages 4-8!Countdown to Christmas is the perfect way to spend quality time with your family during the Advent season. Create significant and unforgettable memories through Scripture readings, questions, stories, and simple activities that will help your children grasp the true meaning of the holiday. Make a Christmas tree ornament on Day 7Read a...
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Engage your parish in active and prayerful reflection during this important Church season. It includes commentaries on Readings I and II, the Responsorial Psalm, the Gospels of the Sundays, and the daily Gospel readings of Advent for Cycle C. Suitable for both group and individual use, Living Advent is perfect for enriching the prayer experience. Booklet
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The Children's Little Advent Book: Daily Reflections and Coloring Pages for Children Ages 4-7 by TJ BurdickThe Children’s Little Advent Book is designed to help parents with children ages 4-7 on a journey through Advent to Christmas. Each day’s entry includes a brief Scripture reading, a reflection, discussion questions, a brief prayer, and a simple coloring page for children to complete after praying with their families. With The Children’s Little Advent Book, parents have an Advent resource...
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'The Shepherd on the Search,' a 25-day family devotional advent book by Josh Helms, will help you begin a wonderful new family tradition as you journey with the Shepherd to find Christ in Christmas in the days leading up to Christmas morning. This advent devotional book is filled with fun, interactive reflections told from the perspective of your very own shepherd that will deepen your family's wonder of that first Christmas. This advent book also includes daily Scripture readings, suggestions...
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Full of wonder and joyful anticipation, the Christmas season is the perfect time for Christians to take a break from their busy schedules and ponder the wonderful works of Godin the depths of their heart. Based on the ancient Christian tradition of meditating throughout the 40 days before and after Christmas, this small monastic book follows the rhythm of the Advent and Christmas journey as it takes place in a particular monastery, a place as small and tiny as Bethlehem itself. This book...
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The Christian celebration of Christmas gives language to the message of faith. In the season of Advent, the church reflects both on biblical texts of repentance and judgment, and on the mystery of grace. Because of God's victorious grace we can take up the Christmas message of the angel that night at Bethlehem, and we can follow the star that leads us to worship the Son of God. This book brings together homilies that Cardinal Kasper has given over the years in the Advent and Christmas seasons....
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Author: Fr. John Burns Illustrated by: Valerie Delgado You have a choice this Advent: Get caught up in the annual rush of shopping, decorating, and parties or slow down and take a few minutes each day to remember who this season is really about—Jesus. In Adore, popular author and speaker Fr. John Burns and illustrator Valerie Delgado of Pax.Valerie will help you reclaim the sacred sense of longing and joyful hope at the heart of Advent, focusing on a new theme each week—vigilance, preparation,...
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This Advent, prepare to celebrate Jesus' arrival as an infant in the small town of Bethlehem. Born into poverty, he brings us the good news that God loves us - and calls us to give of ourselves to others. Let the example of Pope Francis, as he models the humility and generosity of our Savior, inspire you. Reflect on the pope's teachings, accompanied by Scripture, prayer, and action. Then go out and share the message: Jesus Christ is born! 112pgs.
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Pope John Paul II continues to be remembered and loved for his closeness to all people around the world. In this book his own words lead readers to the holy season of Christmas. Reflections for each day--from the First Sunday of Advent until the end of the Christmas season--begin with selections from talks and statements of the late Holy Father, followed by Scripture, prayer, and a suggestion for an appropriate seasonal activity.
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It's easy to get lost in the bustle of Christmas shopping and holiday parties, losing sight of God. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Francis of Assisi gives readers a momentary cease in the chaos, allowing daily meditation. It is essential in today's postmodern culture to remember the true purpose of Advent--the preparation for and celebration of the coming of Jesus.Each day's selection offers a new insight from one of the most beloved saints, St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis serves as...
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Advent and Christmas with the Saints offers spiritual sustenance from those holy men and women whom we honor because of their close spiritual relationship with God. Readers walk day-by-day with the saints, recalling the Scriptures they read, meditating on the thoughts they had, praying as they might have prayed, and talking openly with God. Christians looking for a way to re-spiritualize their Christmas practices, prayer groups, small-faith communities, Bible study classes, teachers, clergy,...
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Perfect for uniting families in prayers of thanks and inspiration, this double-sided, table-tent prayer card offers families a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time of devotion together while celebrating the arrival of Jesus. This prayer card commemorates the reason God sent Jesus to earth, and in doing so, reveals the warmth and love that God freely gives to us all. 14" x 8-1/2" folded to 3-1/2" x 8-1/2" Double-sided
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Let the inspiring words of Pope Francis guide your Advent journey of preparation so that you can fully celebrate the birth of Christ. This daily devotional includes Scripture citations for each day of the season, a selection of the Holy Father's writings, reflection questions, and a prayer. It will be the perfect volume to remind you to slow down and breathe in God's spirit, no matter how busy you find yourself! Ideal for individuals or groups desiring greater spiritual awareness during this...
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Awaiting the Child : An Advent Journalby Isabel AndersThis book speaks to us on multiple levels, probing deeply into Advent's rich tapestry of paradox and splendor while showing the spiritual way through this secularly dominated season of the year. Paperback.
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Biblical Meditations For Advent and the Christmas Season by Carroll Stuhlmueller, C.P.
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Here are all the characters and then some for building your own nativity scene! Each figure is yours to pop loose and set up as the days of Christmas unfold. There is the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. There is the stable with scampering mice and cooing doves that sit in the rafters. There is the ox and ass and a flock of sheep accompanied by shepherds and their faithful dog. There is an angel, of course, and a star. Epiphany's three holy kings, Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar, are here...
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BY PAULA D'ARCY Paula D'Arcy is a grief counselor and in this issue of Daybreaks she shows us how to truly approach this holiday season from the heart. She also describes what we can bring to Advent and Christmas to make them a more gratifying experience for ourselves and others. Each reflection--enhanced with full-color artwork--takes only a few moments but can help you enjoy the season in ways that will have a lasting impact all year long. Booklet ...
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Advent calls us to focus on preparation. Being prepared for the birth of Jesus Christ is something we can only better with each Advent and Christmas season. Daybreaks by Fr. Jim Torrens, SJ offers daily meditations to deepen your connection to God and help you prepare for the celebration of Christ's birth. In a season where it is easy to lose sight on what's important, Fr. Torrens provides insight and reflection to keep you focused on the arrival of our Savior.
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Paula D'Arcy is a grief counselor and in this issue of Daybreaks she shows us how to truly approach this holiday season from the heart. She also describes what we can bring to Advent and Christmas to make them a more gratifying experience for ourselves and others. Each reflection--enhanced with full-color artwork--takes only a few moments but can help you enjoy the season in ways that will have a lasting impact all year long.
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Well-known writer and preacher on social-justice issues Father John Kavanaugh will lead readers on an Advent journey reflecting on the needs of God's created world and our responsibilities to our fellow human beings, who are members of the Body of Christ. Every day of Advent is a prayerful opportunity for spiritual growth with Daybreaks, a thought-provoking collection of fresh, lively Advent prayers and reflections that link the gospel to everyday life.Each page includes a list of...
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Children in grades 1, 2, and 3 will love the games, puzzles, mazes, and activities designed to help them focus on the themes and traditions of the Advent season. Packed with colorful illustrations, Every Day of Advent and Christmas includes an Advent calendar to help children focus day by day on the meaning of Advent and Christmas in a way they are sure to enjoy and remember. 32 page booklet; 8.5 x 11
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Jesse Tree Devotions: A Family Activity for Advent by Marilyn S. Breckenridge Families will delight in the devotions and day-by-day construction of a Jesse Tree. There are symbols for children to color and mount on the Jesse Tree.
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Take your family on a fun-filled journey to the manger this Christmas season! Learn more about Bible characters related to the Nativity and help teach your children about the true meaning of Christmas. Dive into each day of Advent with devotions and activities that will engage the entire family. Packed full of fun activities, Journey to the Manger Advent Calendar includes an Advent poster, Bible character stickers, readings, kids’ puzzles, and more! Binding: SoftcoverTrim Size: 8.5 x 11...
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Here's a treasure trove of exciting ideas that will enable your family to focus anew on preparing for the holy time of Advent and Christmas! With a fresh, lively set of suggestions that will attract young and old alike, Joy to the World will help lay the foundation for long-lasting family memories.
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Jennifer Galvin's activity books for children have been enormously popular because, unlike other activity books, these are designed specifically to teach children about their Catholic faith. And her latest one does just that. She has put together entertaining word finds, crossword puzzles, color-by-number puzzles, and crack-the-code puzzles that will teach children about Advent and Christmas, all the while emphasizing the real meaning of the holiday. An added advantage is that the activities...
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This reader-friendly companion provides everything Catholics need for a richer experience of the Advent and Christmas seasons. Whether readers wish to follow a traditional, contemporary, or family program of devotion and prayer for Advent and Christmas, this all-in-one resource will be a treasured guidebook.The Essential Advent and Christmas Handbook covers a wide range of topics including:Morning and evening prayer servicesA short history of AdventThe preparatory nature of AdventTraditional...
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Study Jesus' family tree by decorating a Jesse Tree. For each day during Advent there is a Bible reading, prayer, and color symbol that can be hung on the Jesse Tree. Paperback. 64 pages.
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These Four Weeks Of Advent by Elsie Hainz Mcgrath 0-7648-1049-9Although everyone understands Advent to be a time of preparation for Christmas, few understand that Advent is a time of change--a time when each person is called to change not only their own life, but also the lives of those around them. A sharp contrast is drawn between the rushed preparations for the material celebration of Christmas and the personal spiritual preparations that are the true hallmark of the season. Everyone who...
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Here is a volume of relevant and beautiful reflections on the Advent and Christmas season by the late beloved Cardinal Carlo M. Martini."As bishop, Cardinal Martini was also able to cross the paths of many other men and women through his preaching the Word of God, a task he was very fond of. Among his many sermons and lectures, the ones that particularly stand out are those he prepared for the feasts dedicated to the manifestation of Christ, especially Christmas and the Epiphany. Going through...
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What Are We Waiting For? presents a series of refreshing stories and reflections that will assist the reader in understanding the seasons of Advent and Christmas. The reflections are both thoughtful and challenging, making them an ideal resource for prayer. Fr. Leonard's contemporary perspective and insight will help readers to reflect on the gospel stories and will provide an excellent aid to homilists seeking new ideas for these popular seasonal readings.Table of Contents1. Preparing to...
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Young children and their parents will delight in this colorful, lovingly illustrated, and simple rendition of the traditional Christmas story. This lift-the-flap book brings the well-known characters of Christmas--angels, shepherds, wise men, Mary and Joseph and the baby Jesus--to life for little ones. Sturdily constructed to last for years, this book invites children to take an active role in discovering the mysteries of Our Lord's birth.
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Prepare for and celebrate Christ’s coming with brief daily meditations for the Advent and Christmas seasons. Scripture, personal reflection, a question to think about or act to consider, and a short prayer to Mary are sure to touch your heart and lead you to a deeper relationship with Jesus and his mother, Mary.
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This day-by-day booklet for families is a perfect companion for the season of Advent. Each week begins with a reflection on the Sunday Gospel for parents and children to read together, followed by daily reflection, simple activities, and prayers.
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Oriens: A Pilgrimage Through Advent and Christmas 2020 Make a life-changing pilgrimage, beginning this Advent. While the world rushes, you'll slow down. While others are distracted, you'll find focus. When everything seems dark, you'll see light. Oriens: a Latin word meaning "rising" and "dawn." Your Oriens journey begins on the First Sunday of Advent and continues until the feast of the Presentation on February 2. Every day, you'll take a step closer to "the dawn from on high." Father Joel...
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Join Rachel on a magical journey as she meets someone (Saint Nicholas) who knows the true story of Santa Claus and discovers the true meaning of Christmas that is revealed in God's love. The glorious illustrations will delight both children and adults! Perfect for ages 4-7.
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The Days of Advent - Celebrating the Coming of Our Lord Join Brother Francis in this special episode that helps children observe the days of Advent in a way that will be meaningful and fun! This episode includes : A short introduction on what Advent is, how it differs from the Christmas season and why we celebrate it.A fun and catchy intro song to help us remember what Advent is all about.29 meaningful meditations, beautifully illustrated and led by Brother Francis!“Let’s Pray” - each...
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Includes Companion Booklet with a cut-out figure of the little lamb. Through the poetic illustrations of this large Advent calendar you can share the joy of the angels and the adoration of the shepherds in front of the Nativity scene awaiting the coming of Jesus; and follow the little lamb adventures at the sides of Mary and Joseph on their way to Bethlehem. For each day of Advent, included with this calendar: • a cut-out figure of Cabrio, the little lamb, to move closer to the Nativity...
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Advent is a season almost forgotten by the secular world. With new toys and electronics available, why should we focus on this time of anticipation? Most everyone cannot wait for Christmas morning to arrive, but is it for the right reason? Sarah A. Reinhard designed Welcome Baby Jesus for you and your family to capture some of what's intended by the liturgical season of Advent. Each day has a Scripture quote from the Sunday gospel readings, a brief reflection, and an action to complete. With...