Designed for young people we invite you to spend the season of Lent in prayer and reflection using the Sunday Gospels, Illuminations from The Saint John's Bible, and paired activities.
Stations of the Cross
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This resource invites readers to reflect prayerfully on the Stations of the Cross either individually or at home with family members. The images used are of the Stations of the Cross found in the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King in Hamilton. For a more formal liturgical prayer structure of Stations of the Cross please visit:
A guide developed in collaboration with the Office for Justice and Peace to assist you as you discern any charitable giving or charitable projects.
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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has produced a four week video series entitled, Journey through Advent. These short videos provide a heartening reflection on each Sunday’s Gospel and invite the viewer into a deep and meaningful preparation for the coming of Christmas. The videos feature our own Bishop, His Excellency Bishop Crosby, O.M.I. We invite you to take a moment each week to watch the brief video and use the questions provided for your own private reflection. Videos and reflection questions will be uploaded in advance of the upcoming Sunday celebration for your preparation.
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First Week Reflection Questions
Second Week Reflection Questions
Third Week Reflection Questions
Fourth Week Reflection
Youth Ministry Resource for Advent 2016
"I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me"
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Our Advent Resource for Youth has been developed in collaboration with the Office for Justice and Peace and the Office for Refugees. This resource challenges our readers to stand in prayerful solidarity with those who suffer as refugees, displaced from family and homeland.
This is intended to be used as an online interactive resource. Look for special links and clips which will help in your prayer, your conversation and your action. Remember, the Lord hears the cries of the poor. Let us be a voice for the voiceless this Advent season as we await the Lord in joyful hope.