Advent Retreat with Fr Denis McBride C.Ss.R.

Due to requests from our customers we are delighted to be able to provide access to another Fr Denis' retreat. 

Father Denis McBride leads a FREE online retreat, based on his book Stations of the Infancy. Fr Denis will read twelve of the fourteen episodes chosen from the Infancy Narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. 


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Stations of the Infancy

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Dear Friends,
Following the generous response to my retreat “Reflecting with Paintings” I have been encouraged to offer a retreat for Advent. Following the example of St Alphonsus Liguori, I devised a set of fourteen stations – called “Stations of the Infancy” – as a mindful way through the season of Advent.
Together with Alessandro, our film maestro, we have made a set of twelve Stations - 3 for each week of Advent. They are short pieces – each Station lasts about eight minutes – aimed at helping us approach the great feast of Christmas. You are very welcome to join us each week of Advent and I hope that this free resource will prove a helpful and joyful one.


Denis McBride, C.Ss.R.  


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Retreat with Fr Denis McBride C.Ss.R.
Advent Retreat Week One

Available for the First week of Advent, from Sun 28th November 2021





One of the three images
​​​​​​​in this week's video retreat:

Virgin Annunciate
by Antonello da Messina

Retreat with Fr Denis McBride C.Ss.R.
Advent Retreat Week Two

Available for the Second week of Advent, from Sun 5th November 2021

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One of the three images
​​​​​​​in this week's video retreat:

Madonna of the Magnificat
by Sandro Botticelli

Stations of the Infancy
by Denis McBride C.Ss.R.

Advent Extra 2021
Your Journey to Christmas

Journeying towards Jesus
in Advent

Diary 2022
Through the Year with the Saints

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Fourteen episodes are chosen from the Infancy Narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, except for the very first, which is taken from John and which stresses the awesome reality of God becoming truly human.

Advent Extra, with its theme “From darkness to light”, celebrates the Light of the World, who transforms even the darkest moments. Through articles and daily reflections, a famous painting reveals the birth of that light; birds and the world’s biggest choir sing through Covid.

In a world in which our high streets begin their celebration of Christmas months earlier, Advent is a counter-cultural ‘still small voice’.

This stunning hardback diary features a beautiful painting each month and a thought-provoking reflection by Fr Denis McBride or Sr Janet Fearns that accompanies the saints throughout the year. This diary celebrates a few of the great known saints and the ones few have heard of:we salute them all through the year.

Retreat with Fr Denis McBride C.Ss.R.
Advent Retreat Week Three

Available for the Third week of Advent, from Sun 12th December 2021





One of the three images
​​​​​​​in this week's video retreat:

Madonna of the Pilgrims
by Caravaggio

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Retreat with Fr Denis McBride C.Ss.R.
Advent Retreat Week Four

Available for the Fourth week of Advent, from Sun 19th December 2021


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One of the three images
​​​​​​​in this week's video retreat:

The Flight into Egypt 1
by Gillian Lawson



The Animals' Christmas
a Gospel Children's Book


Christmas Cards
Icon of St Joseph


Celebrate Advent 2021
Children's Magazine


Advent & Christmas
Wisdom from St Alphonsus

Read the nativity story as never before – told by the animals who were there. Get Sarah the Spider’s perspective on the Annunciation or Daniel the Donkey’s tale of carrying Mary to Bethlehem. 

Each pack contains six cards with envelopes, depicting the stunning St Joseph icon written by Br Richard Maidwell C.SsR. The greeting message reads, “Wishing you and all those you love every blessing for Christmas and the New Year”.
PACK OF 6 CARDS 120 x 178mm

A magazine for Catholic kids full of cool activities and fun quizzes. Perfect for 7-12 year old, it will encourage them to think about and grow in their faith while they have loads of fun! 

The latest addition to this popular series of seasonal meditation books provides not only Scripture readings for the seasons of Advent and Christmas, but pairs them with a daily selection from the cherished writings of St Alphonsus Liguori.