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


Videos and Reflections 

MASS and Liturgies

Ignatian Spirituality Resource for Lent

We have compiled programs, prayers, and other resources from OIS and our partners across the Jesuit and Ignatian community in one place, designed to accompany you on your spiritual journey through Lent.  
More ways to find God during lent.


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 

A Coronavirus Prayefor this Weary Winter

An Ignatian Examen for Life During COVID-19

An Ignatian Examen for Racial Justice Awareness Click here to pray.

Prayer to Overcome Racism

Prayer for Care for Creation

Parents! An Invitation to a Little Peace...

Prayer & Reflection: Examen for Racism

Pray for DACA

Song: Be Not Afraid by Catholic Artists from Home

Praise Song for the Pandemic AbbeyoftheArts.com

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

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

Sacred Space: Your Daily Prayer Online

Pray As You Stay

Pray as You Go Podcasts

Pray the Examen video    

A Prayer Amid an Epidemic

A Prayer of Solidarity

Hope & Community in time of Coronavirus

USCCB Prayers, Links to Liturgies and more 


Give Us This Day 

The Word Among Us

Live Stations of the Cross with Fr. James Martin, SJ – Friday, March 12, 2021 at 2pm ET

Join JRS/USA for a live reading of the Stations of the Cross with Fr. James Martin, SJ. Join us, as we accompany Jesus on his journey, as we reflect in solidarity and pray for displaced people around the world.

RSVP here

The live event will be recorded, so you can return to this as a spiritual resource throughout the Lenten season. You can also download a copy our stations here: https://www.jrsusa.org/resource/stations-of-the-cross/


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’

Bill McCormick, S.J. a contributing editor at America, shares  Pope Francis wants ‘Fratelli Tutti’ to move us to action—like the Good Samaritan

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

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

Engaging in a Racial Examination of Conscience

PEACE AND JUSTICE - The Ignatian Way>>


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


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




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