You are Invited to enter into Advent imaginatively and prayerfully with this series or meditations
Pray as you go’s Advent Retreat
This Advent, join Loyola Press for a special online Advent experience. Following a traditional Advent calendar format, the experience invites you to slow down this season and discover the quiet moments of Advent hope.
Authors and bloggers Vinita Hampton Wright, Joe Paprocki, Becky Eldredge, James Martin, SJ, and others share resources to nurture your spirituality at this busy time of year.
Cycle C: Advent 2018
Advent Weekly Video Reflections
Enjoy these video reflections to help you in your spiritual journey.
- Week One: Love Is Coming by Joe Paprocki
- Week Two:Waiting by Tim Muldoon
- Week Three:How Does Hope Shape Us? by Vinita Hampton Wright
- Week Four:Mary Receiving Jesus into Her Arms by Becky Eldredge
Popular prayer sites Sacred Space and Pray as You Go collaborate to offer this online retreat that reflects upon the Christmas story of the Magi (or Wise Men) from St. Matthew’s Gospel.
The New England Jesuits offer meditations and reflections intersecting themes of Advent and Ignatian spirituality. The topics are: Anticipating Joy, Using the Examen During Advent, Imaginative Prayer, and Advent Gifts and Graces.
Creighton University’s Online Ministries offers a selection of materials to help people prayerfully enter into Advent, from short prayers to longer reflections and audio retreats.
By Laurie Marshanke
Marshanke invites seasonal reflection through the lens of the Examen.
By Daniel Ruff, SJ
The Contemplation on the Incarnation begins with imagining the Trinity looking down from heaven and responding with the Incarnation. Ruff introduces readers to this aspect of the Spiritual Exercises.
By Daniel Ruff, SJ
The second part of the Contemplation on the Incarnation explores the Annunciation and Mary’s response.
By Gerald M. Fagin, SJ
In contemplating the Annunciation, we see Mary as a model of faith and are called to trust and openness ourselves.
Find articles to inspire you as you live the Advent season, from authors including Tom McGrath, Joan Wester Anderson, Jim Campbell, and Jane Knuth. Browse the articles below, or for a different inspiration each day, follow the Advent Calendar for Adults.
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