Think Advent with these free background images for your phone

Here’s a clever idea to turn your mind to Jesus –80 times a day! That’s the average number of times people unlock their phone. So before you even get to your favorite Catholic app, you can encounter sacred art depicting Christ and the Holy Family this Advent. It’s a gift from the folks at Ascension!

Download all 5 of these original images (complete with instructions for changing your phone’s background image) from their Rejoice! Advent Meditations with Mary Journal:
  • The Annunciation
  • The Visitation
  • The Journey to Bethlehem
  • The Manger
  • The Nativity

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Author:Jennifer Kane

Content Evangelist, Jennifer Kane, is a secular Carmelite (OCDS), wife, mother, grandmother who worked for more than 30 years in marketing/communications which included 20 years in radio broadcasting including news director. She holds degrees in Journalism/Communication (BA) and English (MA) from St. Bonaventure University. In 2016 she authored the Vatican application for minor basilica status for The Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, New York. Pope Francis granted that title in 2017. Research on the basilica formed the basis of her history book, A Place Set Apart. She previously authored the book, A Worthy and Capable Clergyman, the second part of the history book in a slightly different format. She is founder and editor of the website,, the #1 English language website cataloging/reviewing Catholic apps for mobile devices.

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One Comment on “Think Advent with these free background images for your phone”

  1. November 4, 2018 at 5:18 pm #

    Hello! Download and enjoy the ChristmasTree of Kindness App ( which may be used as an Advent activity. Each ornament is earned by completing an act of kindness. Receive a star for the top of the tree and Christmas Music when a tree is decorated. Celebrate knowing you made our world a kinder place!

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