image Advent Links for 2013

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Here is  aselected list of Advent resources for students and staff for Advent. Please let us know if there are other resources to be shared.

Canadian Bishop’s Advent Resources http://www.cccb.ca/site/eng/media-room/announcements/3745-life-and-family-suggestions-for-homilies-and-prayers-of-the-faithful-during-advent-and-christmas-2013

Advent prayer service for adults as part of the OCSTA Advance kit https://carfleo.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/advance-kit-for-catholic-education-week-2014/

Prayer Services in Our Language Our Story from the Eastern Ontario CCC  https://carfleo.wordpress.com/2012/11/09/our-language-our-story/

The Northern Ontario CCC has created an Advent resource available at http://www.noccc.on.ca/members/Advent%20-%20Compiled%20copy.pdf

Renfrew County has Advent/Christmas resources at http://rccdsb.edu.on.ca/catholic-education-week-2012/

Symbolism and Prayers of the Advent Season from the Archdiocese of Toronto http://www.archtoronto.org/events_news/advent09.html

Creative Advent ideas gathered by catechist extraordinaire, Christine Way Skinner of Newmarket, ON http://www.pinterest.com/cwayskinner/holy-days-advent/  and other general ideas for Advent on Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=Advent

Advent: ‘Waiting For Jesus’ featuring Mumford & Son from the Archdiocese of Dublin – Video

Busted Halo’s Advent in Two Minutes

Advent ideas from Jared Dees at the Religion Teacher http://www.thereligionteacher.com/advent-activities/

From Kairos comes an idea about an Advent Garden http://www.kairoscanada.org/reflections-worship/advent-2013/

Sacred Space Advent Retreat

What will you find inside?

  • A variety of prayers, including a series of candle-lighting prayers focussing on both the traditional Advent themes of Hope. Peace, Joy, and Love as well as the Advent Garden observance of Minerals, Plants, Animals, and Human Beings
  • Detailed scripture commentaries addressing both the scripture themes and the justice focuses.
  • Ideas for Sunday school
  • Background information and ideas for action on each of the four justice themes
  • A plan for you to build your own Advent Garden

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