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Helpful Websites for Adult Formation


Liturgy, Prayer, Spirituality

Marian website of the University of Dayton

Creighton University provides a 34 week retreat online, Stations of the Cross through the eyes of Mary, daily reflections on the readings         

Liturgy of the Hours resource  

Liturgy pages of St. Louis University, reflections on daily readings       

Fr. Ron Rolheiser.OMI provides spiritual reflections on his website                       

Best daily prayer website…from Ireland and the Jesuits…10 minute daily reflections in 18 different languages      

This website provides Trappist spirituality experiences in the model of Thomas Merton  

Fr. Paul Turner shares insights and reflections on liturgy


Preparation for Mass            

Scott Hahn gives a short video reflection on the Sunday readings    

USCCB provides daily readings in Spanish and English


Reference and News    

Official U.S. Catholic news                                

U.S. Bishops’ official website, daily Mass readings, documents, policies                             

Official Vatican website, 12 languages, tour the Vatican, all documents      

Catholic calendar


Religious Formation             

A myriad of helpful other links, published by Sadlier, family activities

Self explanatory…great site            

Three minute retreats, several free e-newsletters                   

Pauline Sisters website with printable activities for children, also the official website of the Catholic Magazine for Kids, retreats, spiritual reading for adults 

A blog of ideas, some for youth    

Another blog with liturgical ideas.  Joyce works in the Diocesan Offices in Joliet.      

Office for Justice and Peace, Diocese of St. Paul, MN , 7 Catholic Social Teachings

Some nice, free items, including the Saint of the Day that you can have sent to your inbox             

The social justice arm of the USCCB.  They have excellent resources on the 7 Catholic Social Teachings…new videos demonstrating each. 

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