Take back Advent for your Family
In the midst of the rush of Christmas, amplified by the challenges of this year, we invite families to come together this Advent and prepare for the coming of Jesus at Christmas.
Why? Because the rituals and memories you make now will help you grow as family and a household of faith.
Did you know?
Of children report that their father or mother set examples for them and are spiritual coaches*
Of households who engage in faith sharing report sharing a meal and tv time together*
Of young people report having 3 or fewer meaningful interactions on a typical day
*Households of Faith (Barna Group, 2017)
+ Belonging (Springtide Research Institute, 2020)
Make this Advent different
Below, you will find materials to help you develop family rituals at home including: praying, preparing a meal, watching a family movie, and sharing discussion. These can be done in any order.
Additionally, learn more about Advent and visit our resource library on the menu above.
We invite you to come together throughout Advent, make new family memories, and invite Christ into your home this season!
Grinches, meisers, & scroodges... they all get a bad name. But they just need some love. Learn about the power of loving neighbor and warm up with some soup.
Connect with a Community this Advent
The Church is a "family of families". Celebrate as part of our larger family by taking part in the Mass, either in-person or online, and experiencing God's mercy in Reconciliation.
Find a local Parish Church to connect your family to our family of Faith!