Advent Resources

Participants using these reflection guides will examine the appropriate Sunday’s Scriptureimages quotes that relate to specific sacred Earth concerns on a three-year rotation:
Light and Energy;
Advent/Incarnation in the 
New Universe Story;
Peace, both personal and global.

These topics are placed within the Universe Story and awareness that the Mystery we call God lives and acts within us and all creation. Appropriate interconnections and personal responses are explored.  Meetings include silence, prayer, input, discussion, and action suggestions.

Duplicate copies after the “complete” notice is added.

10352833_10152032111966503_3168059526603042239_nAdvent 2016 – In Praise of Light – 12 sides, to be updated

• 2017: Advent in the New Universe Story – 10 sides, to be updated – is a four-session resource available in English, Spanish, and French for those interested in deepening their understanding of the Christmas/ Incarnation reality in the context of the new creation story. The Incarnation is a Mystery that a lifetime of contemplation would not exhaust, and yet we are continually called to explore this Mystery, and specifically during Advent. These reflections will facilitate that exploration. Useful for individuals but designed for groups, the weeks’ topics include the following:
~ New Consciousness, New Christian Understanding;
~ The Cosmos Prepares for New Life;
~ Evolving Understanding of Humanity’s Place in Creation; and
~ Incarnation Revisited.

English  • Advent in the New Universe Story

Spanish  • Adviento en la Nueva Historia del Universo

French  • L’Avent_dans_la_nouvelle_histoire_de_l’univers
Advent.Paths to Peace.2018.incomplete – 12 sides – incomplete.

Explore the meaning of peace in the light of justice and whole-making; the inner journey and consciousness; obstacles to inner and outer (world-wide) peace; and a final reflection on Mary and Eucharist. An additional page focuses on the obstacles to inner and outer peace created by current weaponry. Each week includes excerpts from the Sunday readings, times of silence, awareness of divinity living and acting within us and our world, and suggestions for the week. Useful for individuals but designed for groups, the weeks’ topics include the following:

~ Peace: What Are We Talking About?
~ It’s an Inside Job
~ Obstacles Were Made to be Transformed
~ Mary, who believed





11 thoughts on “Advent Resources

  1. These look like great resources for Advent. I am interested in them and for starters the 2013 In Praise of LIght. Thanks for sharing


  2. Thank you, Terri! These materals are TREASURES! I plan to use the Spanish version when it is my turn for Community Prayer! Gratefully, Ann-Joyce, shcj


  3. Love the site. Any way to get a print friendly version of Winter Solstice Ritual? Used your Advent reflections with a prayer group we recently formed at our Continued Care Retirement Community, which printed easily. We need to make 12 copies, & would use a tremendous amount of ink & more paper than is necessary. There probably is a way to do this, but I haven’t figured it out.


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  5. This is tremendous. We have been trying for years to bridge the old Advent and New Advent story. You have given us a great start. Truly a dream come true.


  6. Thanks, Jeanne! You might like to sign up to automatically receive new blogs. I know the “to read” pieces add up, but you are doing so much good at Rosemont and some things will be especially pertinent. XXOO


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