Readings, Retreats, & Reflections
Activities to inspire a devout and joyous preparation for the coming of Jesus.
Family Friendly Advent Activities
Enjoy these FREE downloadable and printable coloring activities
with your children from Catholic Inspired Activities Center's website.
Jesse Tree Ornament Set - CLICK HERE
Advent Prayer Chain Christmas Countdown - CLICK HERE
USCCB Daily Readings
Click here to access daily bible readings from the USCCB website!
Jotham's Journey: A Storybook for Advent
Click here to access audio recordings!
Listen to this inspiring story for Advent. Great for all ages including children in 3rd grade up to adults! It is in 7 small segments this week that you can listen to each day this week! It is read by Dawn Knopik this week and later will be read by Dcn. Craig Korver, parishioners of OLOL church. First segment is 20 minutes. All others are 10 minutes. Listen to this with your family together, perhaps even as you eat together or before going to bed!
Haven of Mercy ACC Advent Retreat
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Weekly video reflection and/or meditation on Advent brought to
you by our local clergy!
All About Advent
This is a 10 day series presented by Bishop Robert Barron.
Enroll to receive 10 emails about the Advent season! Learn about the symbols and meaning of Advent with reflections. You can opt out of receiving these emails at anytime and after 10 emails, the emails will stop. Of course, this is free.
To receive the series via text messaging simply:
Text ABOUTADVENT (one word, no spaces) to 84576 to opt in. You're in!
To receive the series via email simply:
Register by clicking here and signing up under "Haven of Mercy" prompt.