Advent 2019: Resources



Here are some resources in English
that we may use or adapt
for prayer, liturgy, and reflection.
Click on the title/link to access the resource.
Advent 2019:  Social Justice, Simple Living, Community, Spirituality
Volunteers from Catholic Volunteer Network share reflections on the Advent Gospels, and offer ideas for service and prayer to help us in our Advent journey.
Advent 2019:  United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Includes a bilingual Advent calendar, and tips and suggestions for Advent.
Advent and Christmas 2019:  Pray as you go….
Advent and Christmas retreat in collaboration with Sacred Space.
Advent Calendar 2019:  Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference
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Advent Meditation with Laudato Si’
NCR is sharing Advent reflections based on the text of “Laudato Si’: on Care for our Common Home.”
Advent Prayers
Advent prayers from
Advent Prayers from Crosswalk
A compilation of Advent prayers from across to help you make sure there’s “room at the inn” of our hearts.
Advent Prayers from The Upper Room
Resources from the Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church.
Advent Resources:
Online Advent retreat… Arts & Faith…  Advent weekly video reflections… Various articles…
An Ignatian Advent
Weekly Advent Reflections from the Jesuit Network
CAFOD Children’s Liturgy
Gospel reflections, prayers, songs and activities for Advent and Christmas to help children listen to the God who speaks.
Follow the Star:  Twelve Days of Christmas Wonder Family Activities
These family activities from the Church of England have been provided by The Revd Mina Munns, who runs the Flame Creative Children’s Ministry website.
Just Celebrate!
This ALTERnativity and Christian Aid workshop will inspire you to reflect on how we as Christians mark our celebrations in a world scarred by poverty.​
How to Pray for Advent:  The Best Advent Prayers
Find 15 Advent prayers for giving thanks to God and seeking love and grace.
Prayer for Advent in 2019
A prayer for YouTube for Advent from Prayerscapes
Prayers for Worship, Gathering ACE 2019-2020  (This is a direct download link from Google.)
Excerpted from “Gathering: Resources for Worship Planners” by the United Church of Canada.
Prayers, liturgies and reflections from CAFOD
An invitation to bring reflections on global justice and poverty into our worship activities, prayers, liturgies, and reflections.
Praying Advent:  Creighton University’s Online Ministries
A one-page index of resources for Advent and Christmas
Resources for Advent:  The Jesuit Institute
Advent assembly, wreath, films, images, texts, articles…..
Year 2019:  A reflection for each day from SDG 12: Responsible Production and Consumption
SDG 12 seeks to “ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns” and informs us how sustainable consumption and production seek to promote the efficient use of resources, energy, and infrastructure and promote fair and adequate jobs for its maintenance. In these days before Christmas, all these points are especially timely.  (An Advent resource prepared by Proclade Internazionale Onlus:  Claretian Network for Development).
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