The Fleet Sources – 1 December 2019 – First Sunday of Advent – 1-A

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S) – From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Loyola Press – the Jesse Tree

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, First Week of Advent

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Second Week of Advent

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Third Week of Advent

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, Fourth Week of Advent


Answers (T)

“Why did Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem for the census?”


Advent: Anticipating Joy (N, C, S, T)

Refer to the Vatican’s posting of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal:

paragraphs 305, 313


Matthew Who? (N) – Matthew Who? (C) – Who’s Matthew? (S)

 New Advent notes this about St. Matthew:


Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S) – Buried Treasure (T)

The Great Adventure, A Journey Through the Bible: Matthew, the King and His Kingdom, Jeff Cavins & Sarah Christmyer: *Introduction to Matthew’s Gospel, p. 1  – “With more than one hundred quotes and allusions to the Old Testament, Matthew reveals their true, spiritual meaning as they are fulfilled in Jesus Christ.”

Jews for Jesus

Catholic Resources – “The Gospel according to Matthew: Quotations from the Old Testament,” compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.

Our Sunday Visitor – “The Gospel of Matthew serves as bridge to Old Testament,” by Karl A. Schultz

Net Bible – “Introduction to Matthew,” by Bob Utley


Our Salvation History: “In the beginning…” (T)

Online Etymology Dictionary – genesis


 Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass (S)– Catholic I.D.(T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 524)

Etymology Online – advent

Bible Study Timeline: Recapitulation


*Tugboat Challenge: The Jesse Tree, Week I

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree, First Week of Advent



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