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Advent Resources

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.

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

Our Lady of Guadalupe Vigils– Join Ignatian Solidarity Network and partners from December 1-12 as we stand in solidarity with our migrant sisters and brothers.

Finding God in the Christmas Prep – Receive daily reflections from Ignatian writers on annual traditions they look to in order to prepare for Christmas, presented by the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States.

Reimagining Advent With the Examen – A daily email series finding inspiration in the book Reimagining the Ignatian Examen by Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ, presented by Loyola Press.

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

We Are Not Alone – An online Advent retreat that includes Scripture, guided audio reflections, and optional live community prayer presented by 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 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 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.

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