What is Advent?
Advent is the first liturgical season in our Church calendar year. It a time of Joyful Hope and Expectant Waiting as we prepare to welcome Jesus - into our hearts, into our homes, into our lives. The word Advent means Coming The four weeks of the season of Advent prepare us to celebrate the coming of Jesus at Christmas but also remind us to look forward to the time when Jesus will come Again.
There is so much going on in our family lives just before Christmas that it is easy to lose sight of the real Reason we celebrate Christmas. It is our hope that these pages will help you and your family keep the spiritual focus during this season. You will find an abundance of resources for every member of the family including videos, activity & craft ideas, daily meditations and more. We invite you to prayerfully consider what your family's spiritual needs at this time and choose the resources that work for you and will help you most to keep Christ in your Christmas preparations.
Spirituality of Advent
Archbishop Albert LeGatt's Advent message for us in the Archdiocese of St.Boniface.