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Preparing for Advent/Christmas

Preparing for Advent/Christmas

Advent is a season of waiting, expecting, and hoping. Beginning four Sundays prior to Christmas and ending on Christmas Eve, Advent helps us prepare for the coming, or “advent” of the Christ child at Christmas. (The word “advent” comes from the Latin word that means “coming.”)

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Preparing for Christmas - Richard Rohr
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The Joy of Advent - Daily Reflections From Pope Francis
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The Peace of Christmas - Quiet Reflections From Pope Francis
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Your Light Gives Us Hope - 24 Daily Practices for Advent
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Time To Get Ready - An Advent, Christmas Reader to Wake You Soul
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Practice You A Journal
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He Has Heard My Voice - Psalm of Faithfulness and Hope
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Sharing The Word
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Simple Gifts
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     "Advent is concerned with that very connection between memory and hope which is so necessary to man. Advent’s intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a healing memory; it brings hope. The purpose of the Church’s year is continually to rehearse her great history of memories, to awaken the heart’s memory so that it can discern the star of hope.…

     It is the beautiful task of Advent to awaken in all of us memories of goodness and thus to open doors of hope."
 - Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger