Advent Reflections

Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 13

Memorial of St. Lucy

Try to identify a time when you took the easy road and were not courageous. What could help you be brave the next time around?

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 12

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

If you do not already do so, begin to carry a rosary with you daily. It serves as a reminder that miracles continue to happen all around us. We are never alone.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 11

Tuesday of the Second Week of Advent

Try to identify one person you know who needs help finding a way back to God. Make a decision to help God lead him or her home.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 10

Monday of the Second Week of Advent

Make a list of three things for which you are grateful. Spend a few minutes reflecting on each and the role each can play in bringing you joy when you are feeling down.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 09

Second Sunday of Advent

Light a candle, preferably on your Advent wreath if you have one, and reflect on what it means to have the light of Christ inside of you.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 08

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Spend time reflecting on what obstacle, large or small, has been preventing you from saying yes to God in some aspect of your life.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 07

Memorial of St. Ambrose

Set up a time to talk to someone about your need for accountability. Ask them to talk to you frankly and remind you of the importance of living as a disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 06

Thursday of the First Week of Advent

Pray today that your parish community sees stewardship not just as a way of getting more people engaged, but as a pathway for them to grow in their love of Jesus Christ.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 05

Wednesday of the First Week of Advent

What small gift can you provide for someone today that Jesus can multiply into something quite extraordinary?

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 04

Tuesday of the First Week of Advent

Spend at least 15 minutes today in silence and invite God to speak to you. You should say nothing. Just listen.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 03

Memorial of St. Francis Xavier

Who do you know who needs to feel the love of God through your actions? Make a plan to show him or her the power of God’s love by the end of this week, even in a small way.

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Daily Advent Challenge Dec. 02

First Sunday of Advent

Reflect on how you need Jesus in all aspects of your life. How will you prepare yourself this Advent for Him to meet your needs more fully?

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