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Advent Week 4 – Prayer and reflection for busy households

Advent Week 4 – Prayer and reflection for busy households

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The following Advent wreath prayer is intended to help busy households make Advent a prayerful time during the rush of Christmas preparations. The language is fairly simple, intended to be used for personal prayer and reflection or by groups of adults or adults with children. Options are noted to allow for participation by a variety of members of a household.

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Use that Advent wreath this year

Use that Advent wreath this year

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Advent wreath should be more than a nice decoration to have around the house during the holidays.

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We light a special wreath candle this week as a sign of joy

We light a special wreath candle this week as a sign of joy

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today begins the third week of the season of Advent, so we are halfway to Christmas! As we prepare our hearts for the birth of Christ and for the second coming of the Lord, we light three candles, including a special one of a different color.

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Gather around the Advent wreath to pray with family, friends

Gather around the Advent wreath to pray with family, friends

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advent: Week 2 — Dec. 9

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Advent wreath prayer helps to prepare our hearts for Christmas

Advent wreath prayer helps to prepare our hearts for Christmas

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advent: Week 1 — Dec. 2

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Advent – Week 4

Advent – Week 4

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

It is God who has provided everything we have and made us everything we are.

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Advent – Week 3

Advent – Week 3

| December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Feeling God in our lives lifts our spirits

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Advent – Week 2

Advent – Week 2

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Prepare the way for the Lord!

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Advent beckons us to wait expectantly, just like grandmother

Advent beckons us to wait expectantly, just like grandmother

| Father John Bauer for The Catholic Spirit | November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

During the season of Advent, while the world around us seems to speed up and become busier than ever, the liturgies of this season call us to slow down and wait — to wait in joyful hope and faith-filled expectation.

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