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Links & Resources

Explore these Catholic links to learn about special prayers, articles and blogs for the Advent season.

View the mass schedule at St. Patrick's Cathedral here.

USCCB Advent Season - On the official website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, you will find a variety of suggestions and resources to celebrate the Lord's birth.

Advent & Christmas Season - Read through advent articles, columns and blogs featured on Catholic Online.

"A Blessed Advent to You," by Timothy Cardinal Dolan - The Gospel in the Digital Age

The Jesse Tree - The Jesse Tree is an enduring Advent tradition that illustrates the genealogy of Jesus through events in salvation history. It is fittingly an Advent catechetical tool because it helps review the plan of God that culminates in the birth of Jesus. Although Jesse Trees can be created in the shape of a Christmas tree by children, our medieval ancestors used a variety of media including ivory, illustrations, and stained glass to teach both children and adults about the "family tree" of Jesus, and ultimately about God's providence. Now catechetical leaders from across the Archdiocese of New York have prepared this Jesse Tree for your inspiration using the Internet. We invite you to make it a part of your Advent preparation to visit our Jesse Tree and reflect on the ancestors of Jesus Christ, the son of Adam, the son of God. (Luke 3:37).