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Advent Resources

Online retreats, podcasts, and other resources to help begin anew and prepare for the coming of the Lord this Advent season ...


Mothers of God reflection, click here.

For a variety of Advent resources, visit:

An Advent Retreat 2010
Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life
Ignatian Spirituality .com

¡Disfrute del Adviento! (James Martin S.J.)

Retiro Online con el Año Litúrgico (Creighton University)

To view and listen to an online book of daily reflections and music from the Holy Child Sisters, Associates, and alumnae, faculty, and administrators of Holy Child Schools and ministries, click here.

Podcasts produced by the New England Province of the Society of Jesus for this Advent Season

Week I - Anticipating Joy
Jack Butler, SJ, Robert Farrell, SJ, and Michael Boughton, SJ speak about Ignatian Spirituality and Advent themes and practices.
(Time: 10:37)

Week II - Using the Examen during Advent
Jack Butler, SJ and Michael Boughton, SJ explain how the Examen works and why it can be useful in Advent.


Week III - Imaginative Prayer
Deacon Joseph Laramie, SJ offers a guided meditation on the Annunciation and the Incarnation.

Imaginative Prayer

Week IV - Advent Gifts and Graces
William Russell, SJ and Michael Boughton, SJ offer their thoughts on living in gratitude, giving gifts, and caring for the poor during Advent and at Christmas.
(Time: 9:46)

Giving Gifts