"Susan Hines-Brigger has a
way of making every day of Advent relevant...It made me look forward not just to
Christmas, but to Advent as well!"
—Judy Zarick, author of Moved by
Faith: Stories From American Catholic Radio
activities are affordable, doable for a busy family, and focused not only on
creating meaningful fun for the family but, as importantly, reaching out to the
—Elizabeth Bookser Barkley, author, professor, and chair
of the Department of English and Modern Languages at the College of Mount St.
Susan Hines-Brigger, mother of four, knows the weeks leading up to
Christmas can easily become a nightmare of whiny behavior, crowded to-do lists,
and a less-than-spiritual experience. A Catholic Family Advent has a
solution. An entry for each day of Advent offers a Scripture for reflection, a
short meditation, a fresh idea for an easy family activity, and a short