Traditional Advent Resources

Celebrate the season of Advent in your home with these services and resources.

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Nine day Retreat for Advent

Join the Diocese of Middlesbrough for this excellent nine day retreat from Friday 17th December to Christmas Day. Download the retreat below and spend a short period of time during each of these nine days in prayer and reflection.

Jesse Tree Resource

In this lovely series, David Ashford (project manager of Lo & Behold) follows the Jesse Tree Advent tradition for the month of December. He shares 25 individual images and reflections on Christ’s ancestors to help you prepare for Christmas, day by day. All of the images are found in Catholic churches from across Great Britain.

The Advent Wreath – Four Services for Home and Family

This resource provides a great way to join in with the ceremony of lighting the candles of the Advent Wreath and welcoming the birth of Christ: the Light of the World.