Online Resources for a blessed and fruitful Advent

Date: November 28, 2021 - December 24, 2021
Time: 12:00am - 4:30pm

Advent begins next Sunday. Here are some free online resources to help you prepare to celebrate Christ’s first coming (Christmas) and to direct your mind & heart to await Christ’s Second Coming. Praying for a blessed & fruitful Advent for all of you!

Schedule of Masses and other special services will be posted soon.


myParish App users
Try out the "Inspire Daily" channel - a new spiritual reflection is posted each day.

Inspire Daily
To get the app for your phone, send a text to 88202 and you will receive a link to install.
For other mobile devices, search in your app store for "myParish - Catholic Life."
Once installed, search for St. Mary Parish by ZIP code 95819.
And don't forget to create your user profile!

Advent Made Simple
From RedeemedOnline...each day of Advent, receive a short video reflection from a top Catholic speaker with prayers & reflections to help you grow in your faith. Sign up at, follow the RedeemedOnline Facebook page or subscribe to their YouTube channel.

Advent Adventure (for kids)
From Holy Heroes...geared for kids age 3-12, sign up and receive an email each day that includes a video with activities that will help "make Advent into a fruitful time of spiritual anticipation and preparation for your family."

Living Joy
An Advent Retreat with Chris Stefanick.
"God created you for JOY—and he wants that for you here and now!"
A free online video retreat based on Chris’ bestselling book, 
Living Joy with short, daily video lessons "full of wisdom, experience, and common sense."
Daily videos & reflections. Sign up here.

Saints Summit 2021
Learn from the Saints' wisdom and experiences on how your family can thrive in a chaotic world.
Access is free Dec. 10-12. Sign up here.

Saints Summit 2021

Advent Inspirations from Fr. Rocky
Daily messages that "explore the wonders of Advent" with Fr. Rocky of Relevant Radio.
Sign up page here.

Advent Inspirations Relevant Radio 2021