Spiritual Resources

We offer these resources for you to stay engaged, hopeful and supportive with others.

COVID-19 and Catholic Social Teaching    and   Ignatian Wisdom for Troubled Times

PRAYERS

Videos and Reflections 

MASS and Liturgies

 

Prayer for Care for Creation

COVID-19:

"Examen for Teens with Anxiety>> a helpful approach to the Examen for anyone experiencing anxiety in these difficult days.

Song: Be Not Afraid by Catholic Artists from Home

Praise Song for the Pandemic AbbeyoftheArts.com

North Carolinians can call the Hope4NC Helpline to talk with trained counselors who provide emotional support and share resources on building coping skills during times of crisis. Additional resources and information: Managing Overall Health and Wellness Resources 

An Ignatian Examen for Life During COVID-19

A Prayer Amid an Epidemic 

St Jude Novena

Racial Justice:

An Ignatian Examen for Racial Justice Awareness Click here to pray. Prayer & Reflection: Examen for Racism

Devotional: We Will Breathe Again  From the blog Caffeinated Catholic, a prayer series on racism that engages scripture in a very Ignatian way.

Prayer to Overcome Racism

Pray for DACA

Prayer resources:

Sacred Space: Your Daily Prayer Online

Pray As You Stay

Pray as You Go Podcasts

Pray the Examen video    

A Prayer of Solidarity

Magnificat

Give Us This Day 

The Word Among Us

JesuitResource.org>> Xavier University offers a collection of Ignatian prayers, quotes, reflections, and other resources.

USCCB Prayers, Links to Liturgies and more 

Video of Ignatius' story in less than 10 minutes!  Ignatius of Loyola – Finding God In All Things

The Ignatian Year - 500 Years since Ignatius Conversion

Kennedy Lecture VIDEO Who Are My Brothers and Sisters? Being the Good Samaritan in Today's World Joan Rosenhauer, JRS/USA

See the article by Pope Francis referenced in Fr. Shea's homily:
"A Crisis Reveals What is In Our Hearts" (NY Times)
and a summary at this page.

Vatican News

Gerard O'Connell, America's Vatican correspondent writes In new encyclical, Pope Francis envisions ‘renewed hope’ from universal love, open to ‘every man and woman’

Colleen Dulle, host of "Inside the Vatican," gives her top five takeaways from the new document.

What is Ignatian Spirituality?>> 
Explore the Jesuits East website>>

Five Things the Spiritual Exercises Taught Me About Jesus
What is the benefit of the Spiritual Exercises? To learn more click here.

Fr. Shea Vocation Article CNH page 32 http://catholicnewsherald.com/home-page/current-edition

Interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci, a graduate of multiple Jesuit institutions - Regis HS NYC, and the College of the Holy Cross, MA  Dr. Fauci's Jesuit Education Helped Prepare Him for this...  from AMDG A Jesuit Podcast >>

America magazine: How Can Catholics Help Lead Fight Against Racism

Engaging in a Racial Examination of Conscience

PEACE AND JUSTICE - The Ignatian Way>>

Catholic News Herald link http://catholicnewsherald.com/

 

Bishop Jugis: ‘Welcome back to Mass’

How to make a Spiritual Communion

Diocese of Charlotte

Catholic Churches Listing of Jesuit Parishes

Vatican News YouTube

St Peter Church Videos on YouTube

Catholic Current (USCCB) Mass Resources and Prayer https://catholiccurrent.org/covid19/

Sunday Connection for families

Find Mass when you travel: Roman Catholic Church Near Me

Stations of the Cross - 

St Peter Stations of the Cross - video

For Children

Stations with Mary

The Way of the Cross (Midwest Jesuits)

Jesuit Refugee Service Stations of the Cross: Use JRS/USA’s Stations of the Cross to accompany Jesus on his journey, as we watch and pray over displaced people around the world.

Deacon Jim Bozik walks the Stations of the Cross - pray along with him and the Eitzenbergers, a Faith Formation family. See the video below:

 

 

Practice Good Hygiene    Please follow the following good hygiene practice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 from MeckNC.gov:

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning product.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60%–95% alcohol.
  • Practice social distancing by staying at home and staying at least six feet distant when you do need to go out.


NC Division of Public Health NC COVID19 Updates  https://www.ncdhhs.gov/press-releases?field_agency_department_tid=All&field_press_release_terms_tid=688

Center for Disease Control :  www.cdc.gov/COVID19

Please keep the sick, caregivers and all healthcare workers in your prayers as we respond to the current coronavirus outbreak. 

 

Spiritual Resources