Advent 2021: Resources

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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 2021:  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 calendar from CAFOD
A calendar with daily prayers and reflections, offering an opportunity to pause and reflect, pray and take action as we prepare for Christmas.

Advent 2021:  United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Includes an Advent calendar, tips and suggestions for Advent, and other resources.

Advent and Christmas 2021:  Pray as you go….
Advent and Christmas retreat in collaboration with Sacred Space.

2021 Advent Calendar from the University of San Diego
Explore the beauty of Advent at the University of San Diego. Click each day to get a peek into the sights and sounds of the season on campus.

Stepping Beyond – Advent Retreat 2021
Details on the 2021 Advent Retreat from Sacred Space

Advent Calendar 2021:  Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference
This online Advent Calendar offers resources for the parish, school and the home, which are available behind a virtual door each day during the Season of Advent.  Behind each door there will be content aimed at assisting people to pray and to reflect on how best we can keep Christ at the centre of our Christmas preparations during this special liturgical season. 

Journey through Advent: A Video Series to Introduce and Reflect on the Season
A new online weekly video series with reflections from the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

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…

CAFOD Children’s Liturgy
Gospel reflections, prayers, songs and activities for Advent and Christmas to help children listen to the God who speaks.

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
A prayer for YouTube for Advent from Prayerscapes

Busted Halo’s Digital Advent Calendar
A digital advent calendar, a two-minute animated video explaining the meaning of Advent, and Advent traditions.

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…..

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