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During Advent we sing “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.” We focus on the birth of Jesus, this innocent child who came into our world to be our Savior. He is Emmanuel, God with us. But Advent and the Christmas season is also the perfect time to reflect on the fact that God is with us always, and particularly in his Eucharistic presence. This book offers...
Enhance your family nights during the Advent and Christmas season with this book by Terry and Mimi Reilly. This activity book suggests everything from scripture to snacks for weekly activities to make the Advent and Christmas season meaningful for your family.
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Authors: Terry and Mimi Reilly
This fall, adults of all ages everywhere who feel stressed and unfocused are quieting their minds and souls by putting away the smart phones and tablets and picking up pencils, markers and crayons to color. At home, in waiting rooms, in churches, on road trips - coloring books for adults are becoming more and more popular.These coloring books fo...
Joy to the World: Advent Activities for Your Family
Kathleen M. Basi
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 lo...
Feeling stressed and scattered? Put away the smartphone and tablets and pull out the Advent Color and Sound set for an imaginative pathway to stillness and beauty. For anyone looking for relief from the stress of the season, The Advent Color and Sound set brings you traditional Christmas carols that have been sung down through the ages and a col...
Prepare your heart and home for a meaningful Christmas - Create new family traditions for Advent!
This guide provides easy-to-use devotionals with Scripture, music, food, and fun family activities to prepare your heart and home - and reach out to others - in celebration of Christ's coming.
"This book includes activities that will facilitate le...
A Redemptorist Pastoral Publication
Although 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 mat...
Br. Victor-Antoine D'Avila-Latourrette
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 God—in the depths of their heart.
Based on the ancient Christian tradition of meditating throughout the 40 days before and after Chri...
Advent is the perfect season to begin praying as a family! Its wealth of traditions, such as the Advent wreath, the Advent calendar, and the Jesse tree, can be the perfect focal point for prayer. Advent: A Family Celebration will delight both children and adults with its ability to relate Scripture and prayer to real life events. Each day's medi...
This collection of daily and weekly readings goes through the liturgical seasons of winter — including Advent, Christmas and Epiphany. New voices such as Amit Majmudar and Scott Cairns are paired with well-loved classics by Dickens, Andersen, and Eliot.
The days of Advent have the power to transform us, if we can be open to the graces of the season. In Lights for a Waiting World, readers watch and wait for Christ's coming with the saints, whose lives embodied so many of the Advent virtues. Included in this book are reflections and prayers inspired by the words of Scripture read during the Mass ...