ADVENT 2020

ADVENT RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES!

Find resources to help you make the most of this season of waiting in joyful hope for our Savior, Jesus Christ. Scroll down to find…

DAILY & WEEKLY ADVENT REFLECTIONS – Links to Register for Email Video Reflections.

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS – Resource links for Craft Ideas, Family Activities & Videos.

ADVENT MUSIC – A Collection of Contemporary & Traditional.

Companions of the Cross Virtual Mission - HAPPENING THIS WEEK!

Companions of the Cross Advent Mission

ABOUND IN HOPE ADVENT VIRTUAL MISSION – DEC 14, 15. & 16,  7:00-8:15PM

Fr. Ben St. Croix, Fr. Allan MacDonald, and Fr. Francis Ching will lead us through Advent into the Christmas season! We will gather every night from December 14 to December 16 for inspiration, praise, and community! The Queenship of Mary will be joining us and leading worship. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Advent Music VIDEOS

Keeping Advent means singing songs of expectation, of hope and longing, before we enter into the full-throated praise of Christmas carols. We've put together a collection of New Contemporary & Traditional Advent music for you.

O Come, O Come Emmanuel - Which Rendition is Your Favorite?

Family Resources

Advent can be a fun, beautiful, and meaningful time for Catholic Families. We put together a few ideas to help you reflect on the message of Advent with your children.

Nancy at ‘Catholic Sprouts for Moms’ offers wonderful inspiration for parents to help bring the message of Advent to their children.
Families can celebrate each day of Advent with fun and simple suggestions for an action, prayer, or reflection
As a family, build a manger and each time the kids do a good deed, place one strip of hay in the manger to make a soft bed for baby Jesus.
Here are 4 simple Prayers for Lighting your Advent Wreath each week.
Find great Advent wreath craft ideas at Catholic Icing!
Find great Advent activities & crafts at Catholic Icing!
Receive short Brother Francis Advent Videos everyday of Advent to help your child prepare for the coming of Jesus at Christmas!
Hkids Time Travellers is back online for Advent! Sign-up to be added to our NEW TIME TRAVELLERS email list and every Sunday we will send out the new Message Video geared to kids in grades K-5 right to your inbox! CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP.

Advent Confessions: Tues Dec 15: 9:30am to 5:00pm and Wed Dec 16 10:00am to 1:00pm

Daily & Weekly Advent Reflections.

CLICK ON AN IMAGE TO REGISTER!

Let Your Soul Shine with Matthew Kelly: Making 2021 the Best Year of Your Life Starts with Advent! It’s a totally free and totally awesome daily video program (sent straight to your email) that will help you prepare for Christmas like never before!
JOIN MY CATHOLIC LIFE email list and receive free Daily Gospel Reflections 'A journey of personal conversion!' and/or Daily Divine Mercy Reflections '365 Days with Saint Faustina' for free in your inbox each morning!
Waiting in Joyful Hope – Daily Advent Prayer from the Jesuit School of Theology. Participate in our online retreat and receive daily prayers in your inbox throughout Advent. Reflections are written by members of the Jesuit School of Theology University community.
This Advent do something simple that changes your life. Join their free daily video program for short video reflections from an amazing group of Black Catholic speakers with prayers and reflections to help you grow in your faith. Prepare for Christmas and make the most of Advent. Join tens of thousands of people in their free program to help you grow in your faith. Rediscover the beauty and simplicity of Advent.
A Prayer Journey Through Advent & Christmas —Vigil Project Join the 7-week email journey through Advent and Christmas for Scripture readings, creative reflections, and original music delivered directly to your inbox each Friday. We’re thrilled to feature reflections from our brand new devotional prayer booklet for Advent and Christmas titled Today in the City. The reflections and stories in this journey will provide you with an abundance of beauty to aid your prayer throughout these sacred seasons.
Bishop Barron Daily Advent Video Reflections straight to your inbox!Spend your time with Christ in the Gospel this Advent alongside Bishop Barron and the Word on Fire community
GROW CLOSER TO THE LORD THIS ADVENT They will send you Father Joseph's Advent Reflection video to your inbox each week. When you sign up for the weekly emails, they will also send you an eBook, 9 Ways to Prepare Your Heart for Christmas.
Loyola Press. Observe the 26 days of Advent 2020 with Advent A to Z. This special e-mail series will explore seasonal themes following the alphabet for inspiration. Featured authors include Jane Knuth, Christopher de Vinck, and Vinita Hampton Wright.

Use your FREE FORMED account to sign up for "The Road to Bethlehem".

FORMED is a streaming network (works like Netflix) that normally requires a paid subscription. The parish has purchased a special subscription for the entire parish! Once you've set up your account, take time to browse through all the amazing content Formed has to offer! It's our GIFT to you!!

Do not use the Free Trial offered from Formed, the parish has already purchased a subscription for you!

Draw close to Christ this Advent season with daily reflections and enrichment from FORMED. Receive  handpicked videos, talks, and texts every day throughout Advent to nourish your spiritual life. This Advent join us for a journey on The Road to Bethlehem, an opt-in digital discipleship program designed to guide you through this important season of preparation. 

Printable Daily Advent Journals

Click Image - Free Printable Advent Lectio Reflection Journal PDF from Daily Graces
Click Image- Free Printable Advent Reflections PDF from Daily Graces

Advent Infographics

Click an image to start the infographic gallery from the Archdiocese of Toronto.

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