Welcome to the Season of Advent!

The season of Advent is here and we are blessed to have rich and abundant resources that are easily accessible.  Below are some suggestions of daily videos or reflections we can all conveniently access as schedules allow.


Busted Halo Advent explained in 2 minutes

Dynamic Catholic continues their tradition of offering daily video reflections for our “Best Advent Ever” sent straight to your email.  These are relatively short but always worthwhile! For more information and to sign up: https://dynamiccatholic.com/best-advent-ever [dynamiccatholic.com]

Enter into beauty this Advent.  Get a daily 2-3 minute daily video this Advent featuring amazing religious sisters (Sisters of Life, CFR Sisters, SOLT Sisters, DLJC, Nashville Dominicans and more.) Videos and reflections are short and engaging: https://redeemedonline.com/adventseries/ [redeemedonline.com]

Catholic Relief Services – CRS 2018 Advent Calendar  The CRS 2018 Advent Calendar offers short, daily inspiration for busy people. Each day pairs a quote about preparing for the Lord’s birth with a powerful image from around the world.

Bishop Barron and the Word on Fire Community offers daily written gospel reflections.  For more information and to sign up: https://adventreflections.com/ [adventreflections.com]

Bishop Barron on The Spirituality of Advent (5.39 minutes) https://youtu.be/MAWnDA5cWD8 [youtu.be]

Interested in daily daily reflections?  There are also have links to  “Our Blessed Mother’s Ponderings”  From the book: 40 Days at the Foot of the Cross: A Gaze of Love from the Heart of Our Blessed Mother [mycatholic.life]”  The reflections focus upon our Blessed Mother’s reflections on her motherhood and the birth of Jesus as she stood at the foot of the Cross:  https://mycatholic.life/advent/ [mycatholic.life]

If you have an abundance of time, this site could be for you: http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/Advent/site-index.html [onlineministries.creighton.edu]

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has a wonderful site, complete with online Advent calendar, prayers and Lectio Divina for Advent, etc.  However, you have to remember to access the site, there won’t be any daily reminders. https://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year-and-calendar/advent

As always, the Archdiocesan Faith Formation Online Resources are always in sync with the Liturgical cycle. En Espanol tu! Enjoy!