Hendey—founder of CatholicMom.com—invites you to take up the centuries-old tradition of lighting candles and gathering around an Advent wreath in prayer with family and friends. These scripture-based devotions are perfect for any age and setting, and offer a few minutes of simplicity, focus, and sacred longing as you contemplate and prepare for the great gift of Christ’s birth.
Each day includes an opening antiphon and a closing prayer, a scripture reading, a short reflection, and questions to ponder, journal about, or use in conversation.
The compact size and affordable price make this booklet perfect for homes, classrooms, RCIA, youth groups, adult faith formation, campus ministry, and parish settings.
|Publisher:||Ave Maria Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)|
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"Families will learn and grow closer to God as they prepare for the coming of Christ with this practical, Advent prayer booklet.” Jared Dees, founder of TheReligionTeacher.com“Beautiful, eloquent, and best of all, simple! It’s exactly what the family needs to enter more deeply into Advent and I look forward to using it at our house around our wreath of waiting.” Rachel Bulman, Catholic speaker, retreat facilitator, and author“This little book is a treasure.” Deacon Greg Kandra, creator of The Deacon’s Bench“What a lovely Advent resource! Lisa Hendey gives us a beautiful devotional that will feed many as they circle their Advent wreaths for quiet prayer and reflection. With rich scriptural excerpts and soulful prayers, this book gives the gift of spiritual refreshment to illuminate the season.” Fran Rossi Szpylczyn, Catholic writer and retreat leader“As a Catholic school principal, I look for rich yet easy-to-use resources to share with my families every Advent. 5-Minute Prayers Around the Advent Wreath provides short, simple prayers with powerful messages that will fit our families’ busy lives nicely!” Linda Wiley, principal at Holy Trinity School, San Pedro, California