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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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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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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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This pamphlet gives the origin of the Advent wreath, as well as suggested ideas for scripture readings for candle holders designed with either 4 or 5 candles.
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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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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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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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The holy seasons of Advent and Christmas are a time to reflect on God's infinite love for us all and how through the birth of his son, Jesus Christ, Christianity was born. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Thomas of Aquinas guides readers on their spiritual journey to be closer to God and understand how to live the life of a Christian.Offering daily selections from St. Thomas of Aquinas for meditation and prayer, this book is a wonderful way to examine your faith and feelings during Advent...
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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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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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Amy Welborn; illustrated by Ann EngelhartEach year, on the Third Sunday of Advent, children gather with their families in St. Peter's Square for "Bambinelli Sunday." The children bring with them figures of the Christ Childthe "Bambinelli"from their family's Nativity scene, or presepe. During the noontime Angelus prayer, the pope blesses the children and the figurines they have brought.
Bambinelli Sunday tells the story of one little boy, Alessandro, and what he learns about family, faith, and...
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Helps children understand this time of preparation for the birth of Jesus. Full-color illustrations. Pages: 32Author: REV. JUDE WINKLER, O.F.M. CONV.Size: 5 1/2 X 7 3/8Color: ILLUSTRATEDBinding: PAPERBACK
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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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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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An Advent Project for Family, Classroom or Parish Written and illustrated by Lynn M. Simms and Betsy Walker Three-piece kit. This kit offers two options designed to make the Jesse Tree project accessible to any family, class or parish. Option 1: Provides instructions to prepare an actual tree with designs for do-it-yourself three-dimensional ornaments. Option 2: Provides a Jesse Tree Poster with pre-drawn ornaments to be colored and attached. Kit also includes a short history of the Jesse...
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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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Few people know that Joy to the World the worlds most popular Christmas song wasnt written for Christmas at all. Isaac Watts wrote it in imitation of Psalm 98. That psalm has nothing to say about the coming of the Messiah as a child; it is instead about the Messiah who comes in glory, and righteousness, and victory over evil, to judge the world and comfort the faithful. In other words, Isaac Watts meant Joy to the World as a spiritual reflection on Christs soon-to-be, expected, triumphant...
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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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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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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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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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ECPA award winner. Over 50,000 copies sold! 13-inch 3D pop-up treeDevotional booklet with 25 family devotions written by Ann Voskamp24 Christmas tree ornaments with hangersStar-shaped tree-topper Based on her bestseller Unwrapping the Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp expands her presentation of the timeless Advent tradition of the Jesse Tree with this beautiful keepsake that can be handed down and enjoyed for generations.Each December, families can celebrate the coming of Jesus by opening the book...
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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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Unwrapping the Greatest Gift A Family Celebration of Christmas by Ann VoskampUnwrap the greatest Gift with your family this Advent season!Person by person, story by story, retrace the lineage of Jesus. Fall in love with Him all over again as you experience God’s plan of salvation for us—from the Garden of Eden to the manger and beyond.With vivid, full-color illustrations, downloadable ornaments, and moving scenes from the Bible, this book is a gift your whole family can unwrap each day leading...
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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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St. Vincent de Paul was very faithful to meditation, which sets a good example for us in our busy world. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Vincent de Paul endeavors to present his thoughts in a way that can help us to spend some quiet time meditating. His thoughtful words will lead to a deeper relationship with God, a better appreciation of our own Christian life, and greater love for all, especially the poor.
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Christmas holds a warm place in the heart as no other time of year. It is the joyful celebration of God's love in the birth of Jesus, the Word made flesh. The Christmas novena has long been one of the most cherished ways to prepare for the coming of the Messiah. Christmas Novena guides readers on a pilgrimage of the heart and is a spiritual treasure that you will want to make a part of your preparation for Christmas each year.
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Living Advent is designed to engage readers in active and prayerful reflection during this important Church season. It includes commentaries on Readings I and II, the Responsorial Psalm, and the daily Gospel readings of Advent for Cycle A. Suitable for both group and individual use, Living Advent is perfect for enriching the prayer experience.
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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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THE SHEPHERD'S STORYThousands of years ago the angels visited the shepherds and brought them good news. When the shepherds heard this good news, they set off on an epic journey to search for the newborn baby Jesus.Make this timeless story come alive with YOUR very own shepherd. His journey begins anew every Christmas season and ends on Christmas day as your shepherd finds his way to the manger. Embark on a family journey and find Christ in Christmas! During the Advent season, begin reading the...
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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-four 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...