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Advent Resources 2023

We are called to Ignatian contemplation and reflective prayer to encourage us during the season of Advent.

Jesuit Prayer – Receive the daily Scripture reading, an Ignatian reflection, and a short prayer each day through the app, on the website, or by signing up for the daily email. We also offer personal responses to prayer requests. All are remembered in Masses celebrated by the Jesuits.

Women’s Advent Retreat – In the Spiritual Exercises, we are challenged to attend to the movements in our soul. Feelings offer direction. Feelings over time begin to prompt us to God’s movement. This Advent seasonour world seems to hold its breath… we await the Christ Child in possibility and potential: of peace/war, of hope/loss, of love/fear. Receive a weekly reflection for your own personal retreat, presented by women from the Midwest province.

Advent Reflections from Office of Ignatian Spirituality – Prepare for the coming of Christ with weekly audio reflections written by young adults.

Waiting in Joyful Hope: An Advent Prayer – Receive daily reflections in your inbox from members of the Jesuit School of Theology and Santa Clara University community.

Virtual Posadas: Holy Families on the Journey of Hope – Join Ignatian Solidarity Network and the Kino Border Initiative from December 16-24 in a daily virtual experience of music, prayer, reflection, and action as we journey with Holy Families on the Journey of Hope.

25 Days of Ignatian Spiritual Gifts: Heroes of the Ignatian Tradition – Receive daily reflections on inspirational women and men from the Ignatian tradition.

Weekly Advent Video Reflections – offers weekly video reflections to help your spiritual journey.

Living Into Advent: An Ignatian Path to Prayer – A daily resource including Scripture and Ignatian prayer methods, either individually or in small groups, presented by Becky Eldredge | Ignatian Ministries.

Arts & Faith: Advent – Receive a weekly video commentary about a work of art inspired by the Sunday Scriptures.

Discerning Advent – God in All Things offers a series examining Ignatian discernment in light of the Incarnation, created by Andy Otto.

Advent Simplicity Challenge – Join Ignatian Solidarity Network for daily challenges for ways to live simply during this season.

Advent Examen – Pray the Examen with themes from the Advent season.

Advent Reflections from Creighton University – Prayers and reflections on Advent themes

Advent Resources from the Jesuit Institute – Jesuit Institute shares prayers, videos, and other resources for Advent.

Advent Attitudes – A daily email series focusing on attitudes that lead to living as a person of hope. Presented by Loyola Press, these reflections are written by Joe Paprocki, DMin.

Advent Calendar for Adults – Loyola Press offers an Advent experience inviting you to slow down and discover quiet moments of Advent hope.

Advent Resources from Xavier University – Quotes, prayers, and links from Xavier University.

The Holy Family
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Francis Mission
Rosebud, South Dakota
Holy Family image-Rosebud

Upcoming Advent Events


To view all upcoming events in the Midwest Province, click here.