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Advent Challenges

Advent Challenges

PREPARE FOR THE COMING OF JESUS CHRIST THIS ADVENT

Date Link to Full Reflection Challenge
Dec 2 First Sunday of Advent Reflect on how you need Jesus in all aspects of your life. How will you prepare yourself this Advent for Him to meet your needs more fully?
Dec 3 Memorial of St. Frances Xavier Who do you know who needs to feel the love of God through your actions? Make a plan to show him or her the power of God's love by the end of this week, even in a small way.
Dec 4 Tuesday of the First Week of Advent Spend at least 15 minutes today in silence and invite God to speak to you. You should say nothing. Just listen.
Dec 5 Wednesday of the First Week of Advent What small gift can you provide for someone today that Jesus can multiply into something quite extraordinary?
Dec 6 Thursday of the First Week of Advent Pray today that your parish community sees stewardship not just as a way of getting more people engaged, but as a pathway for them to grow in their love of Jesus Christ.
Dec 7 Memorial of St. Ambrose Set up a time to talk to someone about your need for accountability. Ask them to talk to you frankly and remind you of the importance of living as a disciple of Jesus Christ.
Dec 8 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Spend time reflecting on what obstacle, large or small, has been preventing you from saying yes to God in some aspect of your life.
Dec 9 Second Sunday of Advent Light a candle, preferably on your Advent wreath if you have one, and reflect on what it means to have the light of Christ inside of you.
Dec 10 Monday of the Second Week of Advent Make a list of three things for which you are grateful. Spend a few minutes reflecting on each and the role each can play in bringing you joy when you are feeling down.
Dec 11 Tuesday of the Second Week of Advent Try to identify one person you know who needs help finding a way back to God. Make a decision to help God lead him or her home.