Growing in Faith
Help along the way
We are happy to share the resources listed below to help you deepen, grow, and better understand your faith. Clicking on any of these will bring you to helpful sites, videos, articles, etc. that are in alignment with our charism and theology.
Technology, like everything in our world, is a gift. When we put it into service for God’s glory we can comfort, strengthen and nourish souls who are in pain, or are hungry, or in need of care. We encourage you to explore these resources to fortify you on your journey.
www.joanchittister.org – Joan Chittister is one of the most influential religious and social leaders of our time. For 40 years she has passionately advocated on behalf of peace, human rights, women’s issues, and church renewal. A much sought-after speaker, counselor and clear voice that bridges across all religions, she is also a best-selling author of more than 50 books, hundreds of articles, an online column for the National Catholic Reporter, and a blog for the the Huffington Post. She has received numerous writing awards and honors for her work, and is a noted international lecturer as well as a former fellow at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge University, England.
www.joycerupp.com – Joyce Rupp is well known for her work as a writer, international retreat leader, and conference speaker. She is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Praying Our Goodbyes, Open the Door, and Fragments of Your Ancient Name. Fly While You Still Have Wings is among her publications earning an award in the spirituality books category from the Catholic Press Association.
https://www.sacredspace.ie – Sacred Space is a ministry of the Irish Jesuits. We invite you to make a ‘Sacred Space’ in your day, praying here and now, as you visit our website, with the help of scripture chosen every day and on-screen guidance. Sacred Space began in 1999 and has offered new content every day since then. You can see some of the thoughts of other users of the site on our Feedback page.
http://catholicwomenpreach.org – Catholic Women Preach is an innovative project designed to address some of the most pressing challenges facing the Church today by responding to Pope Francis’ call for broader and more active engagement of the baptized in the preaching mission of the Church. This project is a deeply faithful, hopeful and joyful initiative intended to build up the Church. CWP offers the theologically informed perspectives of Catholic women.
http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html – A Ministry of the Collaborative Ministry Office at Creighton University. This comprehensive site offers Daily Reflections, Online Retreats, Stations of the Cross, Weekly Guide for Daily Prayer and much more! The site support a wide variety of languages as well as a rich assortment of Spirituality links.
https://dailyscripture.servantsoftheword.org/readings/ – This site offers readings which are intended as an aid for daily prayer and meditation. The selection of gospel passages follow the daily lectionary church readings. The scripture quotations are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (RSV), © 1973, Catholic Edition, © 1966, by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ. The meditations are written by Don Schwager.
https://www.contemplative-life.org/index.php?p=home – Our mission is to present the best of contemplative teachings. Through contemplative awareness, one becomes open and present to the mystery of God in the here and now—in the midst of daily life.
https://www.wordonfire.org/ – Bishop Robert Barron is a #1 Amazon bestselling author and has published numerous books, essays, and articles on theology and the spiritual life. He is a religion correspondent for NBC and has also appeared on FOX News, CNN, and EWTN. Bishop Barron’s website, WordOnFire.org, reaches millions of people each year, and he is one of the world’s most followed Catholics on social media. His regular YouTube videos have been viewed over 30 million times and he has over 1.5 million followers on Facebook.