Table of Contents
- 1. The Pray More Advent Retreat
- 2. Sacred Stillness: A Catholic Advent Retreat
- 3. Walking by Starlight Online Retreat
- 4. You Matter: A Retreat Guide for Advent
- 5. Living Advent Joy with Pope Francis
- 6. Retreat in the Real World: Advent Edition
- 7. Advent Retreat with the Holy Family
- 8. Advent Retreat with Mary
- 9. Advent Retreat with St. Joseph
- 10. Advent Retreat with the Saints
- 11. Advent Retreat for Families
The season of Advent is a beautiful time in the liturgical year, but it can also be busy and overwhelming. With so much to do, it can be challenging to slow down and fully embrace the spirit of Advent. However, taking time for a prayerful retreat can help us enter into Advent more deeply and meaningfully. If attending an in-person retreat is not feasible for you this year, don’t worry! There are plenty of online options available that allow you to have a prayerful Advent experience from the comfort of your own home. Here are 11 online retreats to consider:
1. The Pray More Advent Retreat
Slow down and reflect on your relationship with Jesus during this busy season by participating in the Pray More Advent Retreat. This self-paced retreat features a variety of speakers and topics that will help you grow closer to Jesus through prayer. Take the time to nourish your spiritual life and make Advent a more meaningful experience.
2. Sacred Stillness: A Catholic Advent Retreat
Amidst the busyness of shopping, gift-wrapping, and party planning, it is important to find moments of stillness and reflection. The Sacred Stillness: A Catholic Advent Retreat offers you the opportunity to do just that. Block out some time on Saturday, December 2, for this online retreat that will guide you through a prayerful Advent experience.
3. Walking by Starlight Online Retreat
Embark on a journey of attentiveness, wonder, courage, and trust through the Walking by Starlight Online Retreat. This Advent adventure allows you to explore the wisdom of the Wise Men and Women from Catholic tradition as you travel to Bethlehem and encounter the Christ Child. Let this retreat deepen your understanding of the true meaning of Advent.
4. You Matter: A Retreat Guide for Advent
If you prefer a do-it-yourself approach, the You Matter: A Retreat Guide for Advent is perfect for you. This free online mini-retreat is designed to help you pray through Advent and get to know God better. It focuses on God’s personal love for you, which is beautifully revealed in the mystery of Christmas. Take this opportunity to deepen your relationship with God this Advent season.
5. Living Advent Joy with Pope Francis
Join the Living Advent Joy with Pope Francis virtual retreat hosted by the Catholic Apostolate Center. This retreat is designed to help you prepare for the coming of Christ at Christmas. It features reflections on Pope Francis’ writings on joy and how we are invited to live out our joy during Advent. Let the wisdom of Pope Francis inspire and guide you this Advent.
6. Retreat in the Real World: Advent Edition
Engage in a virtual retreat experience with Retreat in the Real World: Advent Edition. This online retreat allows you to explore Advent themes, reflect on Scripture, and deepen your prayer life from the comfort of your own home. Take this opportunity to carve out sacred space in your daily life and embrace the true spirit of Advent.
7. Advent Retreat with the Holy Family
Immerse yourself in the beauty and holiness of the Holy Family with the Advent Retreat with the Holy Family. This online retreat invites you to reflect on the virtues of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus and learn from their example. Through guided meditations and reflections, you will discover how to bring the spirit of the Holy Family into your own life this Advent.
8. Advent Retreat with Mary
Spend this Advent season in the presence of the Blessed Mother with the Advent Retreat with Mary. This virtual retreat offers you the opportunity to deepen your relationship with Mary and learn from her faith, humility, and surrender to God’s will. Let Mary’s example guide and inspire you as you prepare for the birth of her Son.
9. Advent Retreat with St. Joseph
Turn to St. Joseph as a guide and companion during Advent with the Advent Retreat with St. Joseph. This online retreat will lead you through meditations and reflections on the life of St. Joseph, inviting you to embrace his virtues of faith, obedience, and trust. Allow St. Joseph to walk with you on your Advent journey and lead you closer to Jesus.
10. Advent Retreat with the Saints
Learn from the wisdom and holiness of the saints with the Advent Retreat with the Saints. This virtual retreat introduces you to a variety of saints and their unique Advent stories. Through their examples of faith, hope, and love, you will be inspired to deepen your own spiritual life and prepare for the coming of Christ.
11. Advent Retreat for Families
Involve the whole family in a prayerful Advent experience with the Advent Retreat for Families. This online retreat provides resources and activities that can be done together as a family to prepare for Christmas. Engage in prayer, reflection, and fun activities that will help your family grow closer to each other and to God during this Advent season.
In conclusion, even if you can’t attend an in-person Advent retreat this year, there are plenty of online options available to help you have a prayerful and meaningful Advent experience. Take advantage of these virtual retreats to slow down, reflect, and deepen your relationship with God during this busy season. May your Advent be filled with peace, joy, and spiritual growth as you prepare for the coming of Christ.