Online resources

PRAYER

 

Contemplative Outreach, Ltd.
A website dedicated to fostering Centering Prayer, a form of contemplative prayer. There is an article a week for spiritual growth by Fr. Thomas Keating as well as resources for books, praying and links to other sites. 
www.centeringprayer.com/

Prayer Windows
This site presents an internet gallery that uses paintings to display a way to pray in a creative manner. The artist, Bob Gilroy, S.J., uses creativity to express feelings and communicate with God. Directions are provided so viewers can learn how to see God reflected in their own lives through the arts.
www.prayerwindows.com/

Online Retreat – Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius
This site has a wealth of opportunities for online learning, retreats, and prayer. You have the option of making an online retreat on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius over a 30 week period. There are opportunities for daily and weekly prayer, and reflections from a number of spiritual authors. 
http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html

Sacred Space – Daily Prayer Online
This site is run by the Irish Jesuits. If invites you to spend ten minutes, praying as you sit at your computer, with the help of on-screen guidance and scripture chosen especially every day. The site offers an awareness exam and reflection questions. Offered in 22 languages in addition to English.
www.sacredspace.ie/

Universalis
Liturgy of the Hours. Pray with the Church as Universalis Publishing makes the liturgical and devotional resources of the Catholic Church available electronically.
https://www.universalis.com/USA/-600/readings.htm

The Word Among Us 
A Catholic devotional magazine based on the Daily Mass readings. It offers daily reflections and encourages prayer requests. www.wau.org

STUDY

 

Boston College Online Classes
Boston College offers online courses on a variety of scriptural and spiritual topics. They usually have at least one free online course about scripture and several classes offered for a reasonable fee. Excellent quality, good instructors. 
http://www.bc.edu/schools/stm/crossroads/courses.html

 

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
Whether you’re studying Scripture for the first time, looking to take your studies to a higher level, or whether you’re ready for advanced training, these online courses will enrich your knowledge of Sacred Scripture and your Catholic faith.
http://www.salvationhistory.com/

 

American Catholic
AmericanCatholic.org, home of the online editions of St. Anthony Messenger, Catholic Update, Millennium Monthly, Youth Update, Scripture From Scratch and other Catholic features, is a service of St. Anthony Messenger Press and Franciscan Communications, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
www.americancatholic.org/

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