What better way to bring the Gospel alive for teens than through drama? Using reproducible scripts, the dramas in this two-book series "break open" the Gospels for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Holy Week, and Easter, moving the hearts and minds ...
Advent Buddies: An Intergenerational Relationship-building Activity OVERVIEW This activity helps young people learn from an older person in the parish and establish a faith relationship with that person. Suggested Time: About 15 minutes for each meeting during Advent Group Size: ...
Join Catholic Digest as we journey through the Advent season. Catholic Digest has put together five meditative videos beginning with the first Sunday of Advent and culminating with Christmas. Each video is short enough to fit in any day—your lunch break, prayer time or any opportunity you have for personal reflection. These brief videos serve to provide you with an opportunity for reflection; self examination and spiritual direction to guide you through the Advent season.
Prepare the way of the Lord! (Isaiah 40:3, Matthew 3:3) Advent is a time of preparation for the arrival of the Savior. How can we prepare? A few ideas: Set aside more time each day to pray Spend some time with ...
This is the first episode of the new series Reason for the Season. This episode, narrated by an Irish Dominican, will look at the season of Advent and explain, for example, the symbolism of the Advent wreath and the color of the vestments used.
A quick, two-minute video from Busted Halo that explains why we celebrate Advent and wait to celebrate Christmas.
A reflection on the first week of Advent.
A reflection on the second week of Advent.
A reflection on the third week of Advent.
A reflection on the fourth week of Advent.
Being in the wilderness reminds me to let God be God. When I'm at home In the day to day I forget Sometimes I try to make God mine To make God do things the way I think they should ...
This series is designed to help teens, their families, and parishes acknowledge the mixed messages of the holiday seasons while making the seasons a meaningful time for remembering who we are and whose we are. These books provides strategies and ...
1. Gather the group in a circle for a moment of silence. Light the candle and read these passages about Joseph in the Gospel of Matthew (1:18-21 and 2:13-15). Ask the group to sit quietly for a moment and ponder ...
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