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Advent : Online Resources

The word Advent transliterates the Latin adventus, which means “coming.” This guide provides resources for pastors and lay people to prepare the church community for the first coming of Christ.


ATLA Religion Database

Indexes journals and book essays in religion and pastoral theology. Search for 'Advent', 'Christmas', 'Jesus--Second Advent', 'Epiphany Season', or 'Virgin --Annunciation".

Catholic Periodical and Literature Index A primary index for Roman Catholic journal articles, essays, book reviews and monographic literature. Search using "Advent" or "Christmas".

Ministry Matters

Ministry Matters provides a collection of commentaries, Bible dictionaries, and other reference works with which to prepare sermons, lessons, and research papers




Oxford Reference Online "Advent"