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Advent Season with Mary

Advent Season with Mary

– Compiled under the direction of Father Johann Roten, S.M.

This index of material included in the All About Mary website, brings together resources that pertain to this season. Additional resources may also be available by using the provided search tools.

Mary's Life

See: Magisterial Documents: The Life of Mary

See: Bible Meditations on Mary


Votive Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary for Advent
1) The Blessed Virgin Mary, Chosen Daughter of Israel
2) The Blessed Virgin Mary and Annunciation of the Lord
3) The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
See: Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Magisterial Documents

The Life of Mary: Sacred Scripture: New Testament Elements: Annunciation
See: Magisterial Documents: The Life of Mary

The Life of Mary: Nativity, Epiphany, Flight to Eygpt
See: Magisterial Documents: The Life of Mary


O Antiphons—December 17-23 – The O Antiphons were composed by the eighth century. See: O Antiphons

O Antiphon IV: Jesus is Key of David – See: Advent Meditations

What does the title, Virgen de la O, signify? See: Virgen de la O

See: Litany to Jesus in the Womb of Mary

See: Novena before Christmas

Why does a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary go from home to home in some communities? See: Traveling Statues of Mary


Nativity sets from around the world – see: Marian Library Crèche Collection


Alma Redemptoris Mater – See: Antiphons of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Lists of music, hymns and texts for the Advent season – See: Music for Advent


See: Advent Poetry


Mary as Model for Advent
I like to think about Mary, my spiritual mother, during this Advent season.... See: Model of Advent

God Still Comes: A Meditative Journey Through Advent
Includes reflections on: A Cycle of Love, The Tent, The Land, The Temple, The Womb, The Heart – See: Advent Meditation with a Crèche

The Jesse Tree
Sometimes called the root of Jesse or radix Jesse in Latin, the Jesse tree is a visual representation of Jesus' genealogy which dates back to the father of David, who was Jesse.... See: Jesse Tree: Ingebord Psalter

The "Merciless" Magnificat
As the day of Christ's birth draws near, our journey through Advent becomes ever more Marian. Indeed, the scripture texts of the last week before Christmas are a liturgical illustration.... See Magnificat Reflection

Image shown: The Annunciation, Jean Bourdichon

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