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Advent Resources

Advent Wreath

A collection of links to resources on the history and traditions, blessings and prayers for the Advent season.

Catholic News Agency Advent pages

Daily Advent Prayers

Holy Season of Advent pages

Catholic Encyclopedia article on Advent

Advent Devotions, Prayers and coloring pages for kids

Crossroads Initiative Advent and Christmas resources by Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio

The O Antiphons

As We Wait in Joyful Hope By Kevin Orlin Johnson courtesy of Catholic.com

From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:

Blessing of a Christmas Tree

Blessing of an Advent Wreath

Blessing of a Christmas Manger or Nativity Scene

Read these any many more articles about Advent at Catholic Exchange:

History and Symbolism of the Advent Wreath

Renewing the Mystery of Advent, Part One: The Meaning of Advent

Renewing the Mystery of Advent, Part Two: The Witness of John the Baptist