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 & Reflection: Examen for Racism>>

 

Here is a link to information which is important to know about the Supreme Court Decision. Pray for DACA>>

Prayer to Overcome Racism>>

Song: Be Not Afraid by Catholic Artists from Home>>

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

Praise Song for the Pandemic by Words and narration by Christine Valters Paintner AbbeyoftheArts.com

Sacred Space: Your Daily Prayer Online

Pray As You Stay https://pray-as-you-go.org/p/s/2759

Pray as You Go Podcasts

Pray the Examen    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKpOHgBnLeU&feature=youtu.be

A Prayer Amid an Epidemic

An Ignatian Examen for Life During COVID-19

A Prayer of Solidarity

Hope & Community in time of Coronavirus

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

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 >>

 

Five Things the Spiritual Exercises Taught Me About Jesus
What is the benefit of the Spiritual Exercises? Becky Eldredge shares five things she learned about Jesus through her experience of the retreat. To learn more about making the Spiritual Exercises click here.

America magazine: How Can Catholics Help Lead Fight Against Racism

Engaging in a Racial Examination of Conscience

US Bishops' Combating Racism page>>

For Catholics and all believers, racism is more than a moral and national failure; it is a sin and a test of faith.  At this Public Dialogue four African-Americans—an archbishop, an academic leader, a pro-life advocate, and an anti-poverty leader—helped us understand and act in response to this crisis.See this webinar from Georgetown Unvi. - https://youtu.be/JX1Ov5F4sZY

PEACE AND JUSTICE - The Ignatian Way>>

CATHOLIC NONVIOLENCE INITIATIVE

St Peter Church Videos on YouTube

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Pope Francis' Laudato Si' for all of us & the earth!

How to make a Spiritual Communion

Diocese of Charlotte

Catholic Churches Listing of Jesuit Parishes

Vatican News YouTube

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

Sunday Connection for families

USCCB Prayers, Links to Liturgies and more 

Stories of Hope CRS

Give Us This Day 

The Word Among Us

 

 

Give Us This Day 

The Word Among Us

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

 
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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