advent-wreath2Happy New Year! The Church Liturgical Year, that is! The blessed days of waiting which mark the Advent season are set aside to prepare our minds, hearts, and souls for the coming of Jesus Christ. Some excellent prayer resources are provided here, and we welcome your suggestions of prayer guides you’ve enjoyed during your Advent preparations.

Ignatian Spirituality, a service of Loyola Press, features several written, audio and video Advent materials.  Also try HERE

Praying Advent 2015 from Creighton University.

Advent: Curing Fire by Fire, article by Ron Rolheiser, OMI.

Advent 2015 Online Book Discussion of Henri Nouwen’s The Inner Voice of Love: A Journey through Anguish to Freedom

Prepare Your Heart for a Great Christmas, by Maria Rodgers O’Rourke, King’s House retreat co-presenter and communications manager. Click on the link to follow her Advent blog and visit her bookstore.