December 14, 2016

Dear R.E. Teacher / Chaplain,
Advent Resources
As we continue our Advent journey, I hope you are finding the Advent resources helpful. New items have been added in recent days; including this template for Christmas Carol ServiceAdvent Prayers to aid classroom reflections and the Lectio guides for Week 3 & 4 of the Hearing, Happening, Hoping Series for 2016.
December Resources
Take a look too at the December resources for further ideas. 
iCatholic - Sunday Reflection (Dec 11)
From iCatholic, for the Third Sunday of Advent: Are you the one who is to come... or must we wait?
Pope Francis
We join Pope Francis in his prayers for those who have been affected by the bombings in Cairo, Mogadishu and Istanbul: Pope Francis prays for Victims of Terrorist Attacks
Take a look at these two links from Huffington Post Religion: Pope Francis' Christmas Card for 2016and 12 of Pope Francis' Best Quotes.

An Advent Reflection - The God of the Here and Now

Finally, to help us keep our minds and hearts on what really matters during Advent, from Loyola Press: Christ, bring your light into our livesReceiving Advent and The God of the Here and Now.
With every blessing,