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Watch the short video above which highlights some of Bishop Peter Libasci's Advent initiatives for celebrating the Year of Mercy. 

Pastoral Catechesis from Bishop Libasci (bulletin insert)

Bishop Libasci's Advent Reflection Incarnation - November 2015

Advent Calendar (USCCB)

Worship Resources

Reflection on the Readings

Living and Praying Advent:

Advent Wreath and the Christ Child

Acts of Mercy

Saint Highlight: St. Andrew

Praying through Advent

Planting Wheat Seeds

Jesse Tree

Events:

12/7 and 12/8 - Evening Prayer at Pilgrimage Sites in the Diocese

Reflection on the Readings

Living and Praying Advent:

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8th

Prayer of Pope Francis for the Jubilee

Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12th

Acts of Mercy

Saint Highlight: Feast of St. Nicholas: December 6

Praying through Advent

Events:

Consider making a pilgrimage on December 13th in our Diocese to a Holy Door to begin the Year of Mercy.

Reflection on the Readings

Living and Praying Advent:

The Advent Wreath and the Christ Child

Acts of Mercy

Saint Highlight: St. Lucy - Includes prayer and recipe

Praying Through Advent

Events & Activities:

12/12 - 12/13 - The solemn opening of the Holy Doors in the Diocese of Manchester

12/16 - 12/24 - Christmas Novena to the Divine Child

12/16 - 12/24 - Las Posadas

12/17 - 12/23 - O Antiphons

Order Your Supplies for Oplatki Polish Christmas Eve Table Custom

Reflection on the Readings

Living and Praying Advent

The Advent Wreath and the Christ Child

Acts of Mercy

Saint Highlight: St. Joseph

Praying through Advent

Activities

Blessing of the Christmas Tree & Creche

Christmas Crib by St. Francis

Oplatki Polish Christmas Eve Table Custom

The Unexpected Guest A Tradition from China, Czechoslovakia, and Poland

Preparing to Celebrate Christmas The Christmas Proclamation

12/16 - 12/24 - Christmas Novena to the Divine Child

12/16 - 12/24 - Las Posadas

12/17 - 12/23 - O Antiphons

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