Catholic Ministry Resources
One Minute Homilies from The Jesuit Post, an online media platform that offers a Jesuit, Catholic perspective on the contemporary world.
The Ignatian Solidarity Network adapted the Examen for life during the coronavirus pandemic, Examen for Life During COVID-19.
Imagine: A Guide to Jesuit Prayer is a podcast by Tucker Redding, SJ, that guides you through a form of prayer called Ignatian Contemplation, in which you use your imagination to see and interact with various scenes from Scripture.
Sacred Space is your daily prayer online and is ministered by the Irish Jesuit. You can also download their app Pray As You Go.
Ignatianspirituality.com is a service of Loyola Press, a ministry of the USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). It serves all audiences, the curious, the knowledgeable, and the expert and offers information on Ignatian spirituality from Jesuit and Ignatian sources around the world, including:
- Reimagining the Ignatian Examen an app based on Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, SJ’s book, Reimagining the Ignatian Examen, which offers 34 adaptable versions of the Examen. With soothing music and step-by-step guidance, users can choose from one of the themed Examens—picking the reflection that best fits their current state of being—or select the Examen of the day.
- Questions Inspired by the Letters of St. Ignatius, Boston College philosophy professor, Marina Berzins McCoy writes about her encounter with St. Ignatius’ letters, the themes that emerged, and what this experience brings to her own life.
- Loyola Press 3-Minute Retreats are short prayer breaks at your computer that can give you 24 hours of peace.
- Imaginative Prayer, Jim Manney talks about his experience learning to pray with the imagination.
- Seven Ways to Use the Imagination in Prayer are Marina McCoy’s suggestions for approaches to praying with imagination.
- Listening for God Through Our Imaginations, Becky Eldredge outlines the steps of imaginative prayer.
Other Spiritual Resources
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website offers many resources, including:
- Daily readings
- Prayers and devotions
- Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love, A Pastoral Letter Against Racism
- Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship
The Taizé Community, in Taizé, France, offers weekly video prayer service and daily podcast services.