Adult Faith Formation

ADVENT RESOURCES

One Time Offerings

Join us for a Mary Christmas!  Our parish Advent Morning of Recollection is Sat., Dec. 5, from 10:30 am – 12 noon.  The morning will include a talk by Father Tom Yehl, Adoration, rosary, and time for private prayer.  Masks and social distancing required.  Please register here.

Prepare the Way!:  A virtual retreat conducted by the St. Paul Center,  is Sat. Dec. 5, 9 AM.  Sign up here.

Daily Offerings

Free Daily Advent retreat with the Preacher to the Papal household can be found here

Parousia Media will send videos to you daily, starting the 1st Sunday of Advent through Christmas Day, for free and no account required,  You may register here.

Weekly Offerings

Advent Mission: The Fulfillment of All Desire will be conducted by Dr. Ralph Martin of Renewal Ministries each Sunday in Advent from 8-9 PM.  Dr. Martin, a leader in our Church and prolific author, has spoken at our parish twice, to wide acclaim.  Click here to register.

“Keeping Watch”:  Msgr. Charles Pope will be offering reflections on the Sundays of Advent through the Institute of Catholic Culture.  You may register here.

 

Did you know that our parish subscription to FORMED makes membership free to you?  Just go to their website, search for our parish, create your free registration, and enjoy the wealth of Advent resources they offer!

The St. Andrew Christmas Novena starts on Nov. 30 and continues to Christmas.

A simpler version is here.

Also, Word on Fire (Bishop Barron’s) offers a free Advent daily devotional–you just pay shipping.

Marian Consecration:

The 33-Day Consecration for Mary, Mother of God starts Sunday, Nov. 29, the 1st day of Advent, and is timed to make consecration on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, January 1.

Through your free registration on Formed.org, you may get more information and weekly videos here.

For Kids

Holy Heroes offers a free Advent program for kids aged 5-12 when you sign up with your email.

 

Prayer & Study Resources 

Thomistic Institute’s “Quarantine Lectures” 

CREDO Study of the Catholic Faith

 

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Talks at Blessed Sacrament Parish 2018-19

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Other helpful resources

Catholic Spiritual Direction– a great resource both for finding spiritual directors and online readings

For Your Marriage –The US Bishops’ have created this resource for information on dating, marriage, family and parenting, divorce & annulments

Word on Fire The one-and-only Fr. Robert Barron, creator of the exquisite “Catholicism” series, runs a blog here.  Listen to his sermons on the Sunday Gospels here

 

 

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