♦ “Be fearless”during Advent, dare to pray! A retreat proposed by the jesuits of the site and the app Pray on the way. “It may seem difficult for us to prepare for Christmas with joy, peace and hope when the world seems full of threats and uncertainties. But God promises us to surrender without fear.”they explain.
The retreat offers once a week: a teaching; a video topo to learn how to pray better; an exercise in “different prayer”; a thoughtful work of art. And every day: a guided audio meditation of a text from the Mass of the day and an evening covenant prayer, “to see his day under the eye of God and gradually adjust his life”.
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♦ Advent Calendar speak diocese of EvryCorbeil Essonnes. “Faced with all the crises we are going through today”writes the communication officer of the diocese, Laurent Grzybowski, also author, composer, interpreter who signs the chronicle of one of the newsletters of the calendar, “hope allows us to face up, to stay upright, not to fall into depression or resignation. »
On the program of this calendar “spiritual and playful” for “live simple and strong moments, with family and friends, and share the peace of Christmas around you” : prayers, recipes, games, meditations…
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♦ ” He comes to announce peace to us., an Advent course, proposed by the community of BeatitudesUnder the form ” 4 videos, 4 saints, 4 approaches, 4 lines of prayer”. ” Holy Seraphim of Sarov, one of the patron saints of the community of the Beatitudes, tells us: “Acquire inner peace and thousands around you will convert”. explain the brothers and sisters of the Beatitudes. Everything around us shows how important this acquisition is to disarm so many conflicts. »
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♦ “Nothing is impossible with God” (Luke 1.37). Advent in the city, stop, live waiting. A retreat proposed by the Dominicans. Brothers and sisters offer four weeks of meditation on the following themes: God does the impossible but he does not do it without us; God is stronger than the forces of evil; Jesus as the doctor able to take care of us, whatever our sufferings; God does the impossible for us through our brothers and sisters.
Every Saturday, Brother Sylvain Detoc comments on the “Hail Mary”. The prayer will be accompanied by the Dominicans of Bordeaux (for the lauds) and by the Schola of the Dominicans of the Province of France.
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♦ “And you, what do you expect from God? » An audio Advent calendar offered by the site of Pray in Church(edited by the Bayard group which publishes The cross). Micro-sidewalk and biblical meditation by Marie-Laure Durand, theologian.
♦ ” Sunrise… “ Daily meditations provided by theWork of Vocations of Ile-de-France. “Throughout this Advent, I suggest that you raise to Heaven a cry of hope: God of light and peace, since since Easter morning man has been saved, may your kingdom come, here, now »explains Father Emmanuel Tois, Director of the Work.
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♦ “Welcoming the presence of God in our lives. » A retreat proposed by the brothers Discalced Carmelites of the Province of Paris. “During this Advent retreat, we will go to the school of the saints of Carmel in order to welcome in a renewed way this presence of God in our lives”they say on their website.
Each week, a newsletter offers an audio meditation based on the Gospel and the texts of the saints of Carmel (Thérèse of Avila, John of the Cross, Thérèse of Lisieux). An Advent calendar is available every morning on the page Hozana, instagram, Facebookand Twitter “Carmelites of Paris”).
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♦ « Advent route and Christmas story» on the app meditation. The course is divided into the four weeks of Advent: asking for faith with Mary, asking for hope with Joseph, asking for charity with Jesus, going to adore the Messiah with the shepherds. A daily audio meditation of 10 or 15 minutes of your choice. In parallel, every Monday in audio of a dozen minutes, the story of Christmas, which traces the life of Saint John the Baptist, told by the songwriter and playwright Daniel Facérias.
→ Available only on the Meditatio app.
♦ “Living Advent at the school of Patriarch Joseph”son of Jacob… to “the search for peace in our relationships, with our family, God and ourselves”. A daily podcast offered by the Emmanuel communitywith Father Alain de Boudemange.
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♦ “Living Advent with Thérèse of Lisieux. » A proposal from Sanctuary of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux who is about to celebrate the 150th anniversary of his birth. On the program: a photo and a text of Thérèse, a proposal for concrete action and a prayer.
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♦ “Advent with Pope Francis and Laudato si'”. On the program, broadcast by the Christian prayer social network Hozana : a short video of the film The letter (a documentary with the Pope on Laudato Si’), a short reflection and a prayer.
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♦ “In Advent, learn to pray”. A route offered by Hozana. On the program: every day, a meditation to support prayer; each week, a video with a teaching of about twenty minutes, ending with three questions to nourish personal reflection; a weekly testimony of about ten minutes. And to download: a participant’s booklet.
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♦ “Knowing Jesus”. In honor of Advent, seven free online training sessions offered by Magnificat, Mame, Aleteia and Christian family. On the program: Who is Jesus? (The Son of God; the Saviour; the Lord, Christ the King). What is he doing ? (he heals, forgives and frees; he teaches; he calls and sends). And for us? (live with Jesus). With video media (teaching and testimony), quizzes, an online forum for discussion… and various speakers: bishop, actors, biblical scholars, theologian, historian, psychoanalyst.
→ Subscribe to Knowing Jesus, a free online training.