Pre-Advent Giveaway!

Is Advent coming up faster than you expected it to this year? It’s like that for me, for sure. While I can’t help you with the pink and purple candles, I’m happy to say that thanks to my friends at Creative Communications for the Parish, I have 10 Advent prize packs to offer readers this year (plus 3 bonus prizes)!

Wonderful Life in Christ prize pack from Creative Communications for the Parish
(Advent wreath and gift bag not included in the prize)

Wonderful Life in Christ prize

This prize pack includes:

Our Greatest Gift: A Wonderful Life in Christ by Michael Hoy, a page-a-day devotional based on the scenes and themes of the Christmas classic movie It’s a Wonderful Life, placing the events of the fictional George Bailey story in the context of our faith.

Hear the Angels Sing! Christmas carol sticker book

Hark, the Herald Angels Sing by Stephanie Hovland, a daily prayer book for Advent based on the angel messages in the Old and New Testament.

Prayer bookmark for Advent


Prince of Peace prize pack from Creative Communications for the Parish
(Advent wreath and gift bag not included in the prize)

Prince of Peace prize pack

This prize pack includes:

Sarah Reinhard’s new booklet, Prince of Peace, offers four weeks of family devotions and related activities. The Advent themes of hope, peace, joy, and love are embodied in a weekly activity focused on helping others. 

Heavenly Peace, an Advent daily prayer devotional by Sarah Thomas Tracy, written to prepare readers for the coming peace of Christ.

Advent wreath table tent (no candles required!) with mealtime prayers for each week of Advent.

What Do I Wonder About Christmas? This set of 25 daily trivia cards are fun at meal time or to end the school day.

Prayer card and Prince of Peace ornament


I also have three bonus copies of Prince of Peace to give away!

To enter: Leave a comment on this post or on the posts on Facebook or Instagram stating your biggest Advent challenge.

More opportunities to be entered to win these prizes will be offered on social media, so be sure to visit the posts at the accounts linked above for bonus chances to win!

The fine print: This giveaway is open to winners in the USA only. This giveaway closes at 6 AM Eastern on Tuesday, November 17. 13 winners will be chosen at random and will be notified by email (for winners on this blog) or by direct message on Facebook or Instagram. Winners will have 48 hours to reply with their mailing address; unclaimed prizes will be awarded to alternate winners.

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Copyright 2020 Barb Szyszkiewicz
Photos of prizes provided by Creative Communications for the Parish

24 thoughts on “Pre-Advent Giveaway!

  1. Biggest challenge is slowing down to focus on the real reason for Christmas and getting caught up in the shopping, cooking, social stuff, etc. I keep telling my kids that the silver lining of this pandemic is that we’ll able to focus on what’s truly important this Christmas! ❤️

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  2. I’m so glad I found you. I am always looking for more resources for my catechism class. My biggest challenge during advent is planning something and then not sticking with it. Actually, this is my biggest challenge for most things.

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  3. My biggest challenge is getting my family to focus on the Advent season and not let it be overshadowed by their excitement for Christmas.

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  4. This would be wonderful. My biggest challenge is making the time to be intentional about prayer during the Advent season.

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  5. My biggest challenge is to stay focused on what is truly important during the Advent season and not getting wrapped up in what society says that you should be doing.

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  6. Excited for additional advent resources! One of my biggest challenges is my energy limitations. My husband works a rigorous job that keeps him away from us for weeks at a time. I homeschool and stay home with the children, but this offers unique challenges! I’m also dealing with a possibly heart defect so honestly my health has been the biggest obstacle. I have all these grand ideas but not enough time or energy to follow through! This would help us tremendously!

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  7. I am always looking for more ways to bring my young children and my family closer to Jesus! Thank you for doing this giveaway and for blessing families with beautiful resources.

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  8. LOVE-ly Advent idea! And in keepng with the spirit of generosity of the Christmas season – early I know!
    My biggest challenge is cuittng my TO DO list by a litle more every day! After more work and family items creep onto it each day, and my energy wanes at nite, I re-evaluate it each day. I know I have to keep my spirits up and my stresss low . .. to create the REAL JOY of Christmas around me.

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  9. My biggest challenge during Advent is focusing more on preparing for Christ and less on preparing (and stressing over) the gifts and celebration! ❤

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