Spiritual Resources

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Ever wonder what the Catholic Church teaches on a particular topic? The Catechism of the Catholic Church provides a complete and accurate exposition of Catholic doctrine. You can access the entire Catechism online.



The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website provides resources on prayer and worship, Church beliefs and teachings, issues the Church faces and ways all Catholics can get involved, media resources, readings of the day and other information about the Bible, and more. 


Word on Fire Catholic Ministries is a nonprofit global media apostolate that supports the work of Father Robert Barron and reaches millions of people to draw them into— or back to— the Catholic faith.
This site features homilies, videos, articles, DVDs (and more) by Bishop Robert Barron. He speaks on topics from the Eucharist, Priesthood, Angels, and Popes, to science, sexuality, movies, music, and modern culture. 

 

 

 

 

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Ascension Presents is an evangelistic platform bringing entertaining, faith-filled, and dynamic presenters straight to your newsfeed. By providing engaging video content for their audience that reflects the good, the true, and the beautiful, they hope to bring their audience's hearts closer to Christ.

Video Channels Include:
Fr. Mike Schmitz - Videos discussing Catholic teaching, social and cultural topics, and real world questions we often ask of ourselves and God.
Caffeinated Conversations - Short interviews with successful people about their journeys and how God is present in their lives.
Culture - Covers various topics by various presentors, features artist/musician spotlights, prayer life, virtues and more.




“Chris Stefanick is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and television host who has devoted his life to inspiring people to live a bold, contagious faith.” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput calls Chris “one of the most engaging defenders of the Christian faith on the scene today.” Check out his site to view his inspirational videos on a wide range of topics, listen to archives of his radio spots, read his blog, preview clips from his reality show on EWTN, or learn more about his live seminars.




“Discerning Hearts creates engaging multi-media, specializing in audio productions (podcasts/radio broadcasts) faithful to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and its rich, authentic spiritual tradition.” Some of the podcast categories include: Spiritual Formation, Prayers, Novenas, & Devotionals, Sacred Scripture Studies, Apologetics, Catholic Social Teaching, Arts & Literature, and the Lives of the Saints. There is something for everyone!



If you listen to the Catholic Channel on Sirius XM, you are probably familiar with the Busted Halo Show with Fr. Dave Dwyer. This site contains audio of some of his radio shows, podcasts and Fr. Dave’s homilies, along with additional resources such as articles on Life, Culture, and Ministry and even Virtual Retreats. The “In Two Minutes” video series is perfect for those who want a quick, daily dose of Catholic catechesis.



“The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network addresses the challenges facing humanity and assists the mission of the Church. Their vision is to pray and work to meet the challenges of the world identified by the Pope. His intentions are keys for our prayer and mission. Each of us are apostles in our daily life, walking a spiritual path called the “Way of the Heart,” working to serve Christ’s mission.” Join millions of Catholics around the world by uniting your prayer with theirs through this ministry.
“[The World Apostolate of Fatima’s] mission is to help people learn, live and spread the message of Our Lady of Fatima in communion with the Church and in concert with the New Evangelization.” Learn more about the Story of Fatima through videos, blogs, devotions, prayers, and more.
 

 

“Shalom World is a Catholic, commercial-free, 24/7, HD family entertainment channel […] Amidst the sea of secular media […] we know that you are searching for something more for yourself and your loved ones.” Watch live programming, view previously aired episodes, daily Mass and Adoration, as well as Catholic news from around the world.
 




The Dynamic Catholic Institute is working to revitalize and re-engage Catholics by introducing them to the genius of Catholicism. This site provides free resources to aid in spiritual growth. Books, CDs, and DVDs that normally sell retail from $12-$18 are free (you pay shipping and handling). 

The Institute also organizes pilgrimages to sites around the world and hosts events throughout the United States with their dynamic speakers and contributors. 
Access the daily Mass readings and the daily texts for the Liturgy of the Hours (the prayer of the universal Church, seven times a day.)

Catholic News Sites


Visit Vatican News for information on the activities on the Pope, the Vatican, local Churches, and world news updates. “Their purpose is not just to inform, but to offer a key to interpreting news and information in the light of the Gospel.”
 

 

 

“The Catholic News Agency was founded in 2004 in response to Pope St. John Paul II’s call for a ‘New Evangelization.’ […] CNA offers free access to its news items […] in order to increase awareness of the activities of the universal Church and to foster a sense of Catholic thought and culture in the life of every Catholic. Though its focus is spread throughout the world, CAN closely covers the Catholic Church in the United States and news related to the creation of a culture of life.”

 

 

“Catholic Exchange seeks to enable all to be enriched and strengthened in their Christian faith as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. By offering accessible articles and helpful tools for spiritual growth, we seek to make saints in our own time — especially among those who live busy lives but still seek to grow in friendship with Christ. [They] publish the finest articles that explore the saints, devotions, and the everyday spiritual and practical aspects of Catholicism.”
“A news site dedicated to offering the very best in smart, wired and independent coverage of the Vatican and the Catholic Church.”