Conducted by the Marianists
 
Here are some online resources you might like.
Vibrant Faith at Home-- Catholic family ministry.  Parenting, grandparenting, godparenting.  Free membership.

Sunday Connection -- Spiritual growth articles for the family.  Sunday readings.  3-minute daily retreat, and daily inspiration.

The Five Loaves-- A place to share spiritual experiences and insights, via prose, poetry, music, photography, and videos. Very new.

USCCB -- US Conference of Catholic Bishops.  News of interest to Catholics.  Daily Mass readings.  Lots of information on the Church.

Word on Fire

Now You Know-- Audio and videos for sale on various topics concerning spirituality.

C21-- Boston College online.  Non-credit courses for spiritual enrichment and faith renewal.  Mini- courses are free;  others cost about $85 each.

Explore Faith -- Practical spirituality.

Monasteries of the Heart -- Communities of seekers, online or local, following Benedictine values and priorities.  Gather for prayer, discussion, and reflection.  Focus on beauty, poetry, nonviolence and social change.  Some ideas for meditation.  Stongly feminist: Sr. Joan Chittister.

Good Ground -- Resources for living the Gospel, for teens and adults.  Some items sold, some free.  Srs. of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

Gratefulness -- An inspirational site dedicated to just what it says.  A life full of gratefulness is a life full of joy.

Bible courses -- St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology courses.  Self-paced, no grades.

Enter the Bible -- A Lutheran study of the Bible, which takes it book by book and section by section.

American Bible Society -- weekly commentary for use in praying with the Scriptures (lectio divina).

Loyola Press -- 3-minute retreats -- daily online prayer.

America Magazine online -- read the current issue

Know someone who has left the Church but might be ready to come back?  Show them the Catholics Come Home website.

The Jesuit Post -- blogs by young Jesuits; an attempt to put faith into modern language and cultural context

The Catholic Catechism Online -- table of contents and full text.

Catholicity -- A site that offers free CDs, free novels, Catholic news, commentary, prayers and devotions, a simplified catechism, access to the Catholic Encyclopedia, explanation of Church teachings and law, and daily Mass readings.

I'm Glad You Asked -- A pastor gives answers to questions asked by members of his parish.

The Whole Truth about the Church and the Bible -- a pdf file

Check out the Diocesan web page regarding Adult Faith Formation,which actually includes things for the whole family, including weekly reflections on the Sunday gospel readings, and a substantial list of resources about the theology of the body.

Creighton University Online Ministries
If you are into all things online, try this website for all sorts of Catholic resources. Includes daily reflections on the Scriptures by Creighton students, book reviews, videos, audio retreats, prayer guides for the different liturgical seasons, and more. Check it out.

Daily Scripture Meditations
This is one of many places on the web where you can read a brief commentary on the day's Gospel reading and pick up perhaps a new insight. Just click on "Gospel commentary" in the left-hand column. Another site, which features two-minute videos on the gospel reading of the day, is here.
SERVICE  OPPORTUNITIES
Servolution-- a non-Catholic activist group out to "change the world" with simple acts of kindness.  "Church revolution through serving."

C.R.S. -- Catholic Relief Services -- outreach to the needy around the world.  News and fundraising.

Catholic Volunteer Network -- a place on the web to find over 200 possibilities for volunteering, inside or outside the USA.

Volunteer Match -- Find opportunities;  recruit others.

Create the Good -- Find things to do;  how-to guides;  post-volunteering opportunities.  An AARP project.

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Check out the opportunities to help right here at our parish. Look in the left-hand column of our home page for ways to get involved.
CATHOLIC  TV  AND  RADIO
Catholic Television
There are several places to watch
Catholic TV on line, such as ---


CatholicTV.com
Both videos and live shows, including daily Mass.

EWTN TV - live TV feed

TeleCare
From the diocese of Rockville Center. Live shows and videos. Also daily Mass from St. Patrick's Cathedral.




Catholic Radio
Three possibilities are --


EWTN radio -- live radio feed

Immaculate Heart Radio. Program includes a mixture of prayer and discussion, with frequent opportunities for listeners to call in with questions and get on-the-spot answers. Go to 740 on your AM dial. Or go here to listen online.


ADULT  SPIRITUALITY
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S
Crossing the Goal
A program for men, with a sports theme but which discusses real issues of spirituality and right living.

Legatus
An organization of Catholic businessmen. Features conferences and a magazine.

Heroic Media
A pro-life site dedicated to the heroism of women with crisis pregnancy who want to opt for motherhood. Videos, blogs, and a pregnancy hot line: 1-800-712-HELP
APPS  FOR PHONE OR TABLET
Pray-as –you –go is a terrific website and app. Every day a reading and music is on the app. It’s very well done, lasts about 10 minutes, and gets the day off to a good start. Download the app and enjoy.

Laudate -- The most comprehensive Catholic App. Available in English, Español, Português, and others. Daily Mass Readings, Order of Mass, Liturgy of Hours, New American Bible, Rosary and Latin Rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Stations of the Cross, Saint of the Day, Catechism of Catholic Church, Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession), Daily Examination of Conscience, various prayers and prayers in Latin with English translation. Podcast for Rosary and Stations. Daily Meditations. Podcasts of Daily Readings and meditations. Ability to bookmark prayers and create own categorized prayers. Export/Import for prayers. Edit prayers on your Mac or PC and Import into Laudate. Douay-Rheims Bible for offline use. Second Vatican documents, Code of Canon Law and papal encyclical letters. Android or iPhone. Free.

Saint of the Day app--free.  For Android.
Saint of the Day app -- $2.  For iPhone.

3-Minute Retreat app for iPhone and iPad

Daily Catholic Prayers -- for Android. Free.

Here is a free app for Android that offers daily inspirations.

BIBLE APPS

Glo Bible app for iPad -- Includes the full text of the Bible (in several translations), a Bible atlas, a Bible timeline, a topical index, and various photos, videos and virtual realities. Allows bookmarks and notes. Offers reading plans. Audio option included. Basic version is free; premium version $40.

Daily Audio Bible -- Go through the Bible with a global community. For Android. $1

Children's Bible -- Bible in comic book form. Includes videos. For iPad, iPhone. Free.



USEFUL  NON-SPIRITUAL  TOPICS

iTunes University app -- take (or even create your own) college-level courses.

M.I.T. OpenCourseWare -- free noncredit courses from many departments at M.I.T.

Dave Ramsey -- financial advice for the ordinary person. Classes, tools, a radio show. Also for those who want more: Financial Peace University -- 2 hours per week for 13 weeks, costing about $100.

AARP -- American Association of Retired People -- Loads of things to learn, to join, to do, and to get discounts on, aimed at those over 55.

Road Scholar -- created by Elderhostel. Educational tours, including some with a "service learning" element.

TED Talks -- over 1100 talks on all sorts of subjects.