Adult Education ADVENT SERIES - PivotAl Players Join Deacon Robin Adair this Advent season as he presents Bishop Robert Barron’s next two “ Pivotal Players ” — those saints, artists, mystics, and scholars who not only shaped the life of the Church but changed the course of western civilization. We also encourage you to attend our annual Lenten and Advent missions, given by different presenters each year, and designed to form and challenge you to seek a more intimate relationship with Jesus. Check the bulletin or call the office .
Advent Daily Readings. The weeks of Advent remind us to set aside some of the hectic business of the holiday season, and to quietly reflect on the promise of the baby born in Bethlehem years ago. The Bible readings listed below relate to the Advent themes of waiting, preparation, light in the darkness, and the coming of the promised Messiah. Catholic Scripture Bible Study - Spring A week Bible study on the book of Genesis started Monday, January 13, , AM, in McGivney Hall. It was based on a program called The Catholic Scripture.
As disciples of Jesus our mission is: Evangelization: to evangelize ourselves, our families, our parish and local communities, and our world. Liturgy: to celebrate our faith with joy through vibrant and prayerful worship. Education: to educate and become educated in the truths of the Gospel and in the formation of conscience. Service: to reach out in love and service to those in need. Season of Advent supplementals! This product is intended for Catholic education classrooms, but is universal. Great way to start the season! Focus on the four weeks of advent, celebrating the upcoming birth of Jesus. Content concentrates on the four weeks, the Advent wreath, the candles and their me.
Celebrating Advent in Catholic schools. One of the many blessings of a Catholic education is that students are allowed to celebrate the Christmas season, and they are given the intentional opportunity to prepare for Christmas during the season of Advent. Their wonder and delight is a precious reminder of the blessing the season of Advent. Baking, shopping, wrapping, rushing getting ready for the holidays can be stressful--even for children! Advent and Me helps kids (and parents) find ways to balance the hustle and bustle of the season with the preparation of a heart ready to welcome Jesus. Pamphlet This product is .
Advent comes from the Latin word meaning "coming." Jesus is coming, and Advent is intended to be a season of preparation for His arrival. While we typically regard Advent as a joyous season, it is also intended to be a period of preparation, much like Lent. Prayer, penance and fasting are appropriate during this season. NCEA is pleased to offer Advent resources that enable Catholic educators to help celebrate this season of Advent with students. Filled with research-based strategies, publications, website and technological tools, these resources will provide Catholic educators with insight and best practices during this Advent season.