Advent: Jesse Tree
- Tree of Jesse - The Text This Week
- The Jesse Tree - by Catherine Fournier - How to build it and how to use it during advent. Includes several pages of drawings for the Jesse tree symbols.
- The Genealogy of Jesus - A different ancestor of Jesus is introduced each day from December 1 to December 25.
- Advent Pilgrims and Citizens of Heaven - "The following prayers along with the verses of the hymn "O Come, O Come, Immanuel", are based on seven prayers from the early church used in the seven days before Christmas. These prayers address Christ using many of the Messianic titles found in the Old Testament."
- Jesse Tree Instructions (Activity) - Catholic Culture: A short history of the Jesse Tree, ideas on how to create a tree and ornaments, and suggested Scripture verses for each ornament.
- Jesse Tree - Overview
- Jesse Tree-an Advent Tradition - crossroadsinitiative.com
- Advent Activities: Jesse Tree Readings and instruction on how to use it.
- Sample Jesse Trees (Catholic Icing)
- Jesse Tree Ornaments - This page on the Web site of the Diocese of Erie provides free Jesse Tree ornaments to download and use to make a Jesse Tree.
- Learn about and make a Jesse Tree for Advent, including symbols and a coloring activity. - osv.com
- Getting ready: Plan a Jesse Tree - background information and links to resources on the Jesse Tree
- Making a Jesse Tree: Instructions and ornament are provided here.
- Jesse Tree Symbol and Shape Patterns (pdf)- simple line drawings that can be colored.
- The Jesse Tree, or Who were Jesus' Relatives by Sr. Joan L. Roccasalvo, C.S.J.
- The Jesse Tree - article by Rev. Johann G. Roten, SM - "...the Jesse tree is a visual representation of Jesus' genealogy which dates back to the father of David who was Jesse."
Related: Advent General Resources -Advent Prayers - Advent Wreaths & Crafts - Advent: Meaning - Advent Calendars
Advent Coloring Pages - Advent & Christmas Clipart - Liturgical Seasons - Coloring Pages