November Week 4 Faith Formation

Welcome to our FOURTH week of November.  Here are a few additional resources to use as we approach Advent. Praying for peace and joy for each of you as we enter this beautiful season.

Celebrate Advent at Home

This guide will help prepare your family for the birth of Christ during the entire Advent season. The calendar includes a simple and meaningful action, prayer, or reflection that families can do together at home each day of the Advent season. The calendar is available in English and Spanish. Here is the link:

English Version

Spanish Version


A Collection of FREE Resources for Advent and Christmas from Saint Mary’s Press

Saint Mary’s Press has a wide variety of Advent and Christmas resources available HERE

Teaching the Liturgical Year

Here is a weekly lesson based on this Sunday’s (November 22nd) Gospel, available to help aid understanding for each age level…includes both educator guides and student activity pages


Continued from Last Week:

Recommended Resources for Lesson 3: Made in His Image but Fallen from Grace



Recommended resources for Called to be his People, Promised a Savior



Family Faith Scrapbook

Share a picture of your Scrapbook to our Facebook Family page or send me a picture by Monday, November 30th and your family’s name will go into our November drawing for a $35.00 gift card to Texas Roadhouse.


Also attached, please find the Children’s Worship puzzle sheets that go along with our readings for the week. Find your child’s age and just hit “Print.”

     3+ Year Olds          7+ Year Olds


Once again, here is the link to Dynamic Catholic if you wish to sign up for Best Advent Ever, hosted by Matthew Kelly.


Thanksgiving Blessings and Prayers to all of you…from our entire St. Joe’s Staff and Catechists…Be Well and Stay Healthy