Spirituality Resources


A. General:

  1. Universalis: This site provides you with links to the daily Mass readings (available in 2 translations: New American Bible (USA) and the Jerusalem Bible with Grail psalms (other parts of the world), Liturgy of the Hours, yearly calendar and the new Order of Mass.
  2. Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, OMI: This link will bring you to his website. He is the President of the Oblate School of Theology and writes books and articles. There is an archive of his articles on all kinds of topics/spirituality and you can sign up for a twice weekly reflection to be sent to your e-mail.
  3. Word on Fire: "Word on Fire Catholic Ministries is a nonprofit global media apostolate that supports the work of Bishop Robert Barron and reaches millions of people to draw them into— or back to— the Catholic faith." The website provides a great number of excellent resources and also links to courses (fee required).

B. Jesuit:

  1. Sacred Space: This is run by the Irish Jesuits and will guide you through a reflective process on the readings of the day. You can also click on a link that explains the reading or helps you with the reflection.
  2. Pray as You Go: Jesuit Media initiative in England. You can download this to your MP3 player and listen to a meditation on the readings of the day.
  3. Thinking Faith: This is an online journal of the British Jesuits with timely articles, film and book reviews. You can get it sent to your e-mail address.
  4. The Sunday Website at St. Louis University (St. Louis, Missouri): This is an excellent website that gives a variety of commentaries on the Sunday readings. Very informative and interesting!
  5. Loyola Press: Loyola Press is a publishing company in Chicago, Illinois. However, the website offers several blogs that you can subscribe to which can be sent to your e-mail address. They offer daily reflections from various people, access to Ignatian Spirituality on-line retreats and commentaries on the Sunday readings.
  6. America Magazine: This is a Jesuit magazine from the US which has articles on many timely subjects.

C. Franciscan:

  1. Richard Rohr: Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This was founded by Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM. Their mission is to "encourage the transformation of human consciousness" through centering on the Gospel message, contemplation and "equipping people to be instruments of peaceful change". You can sign up for his daily e-mails on topics of spirituality.
  2. Franciscan Archives: This is an online resource for Franciscan documents, history, saints, theology etc.


  1. England/Wales
  2. Diocese of Salford
  3. Ecuador Catholic Conference of Bishops
  4. Irish Catholic Bishops Conference
  5. Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops


  1. Online Catholic Encyclopedia
  2. Catechism of the Catholic Church
  3. Vatican website: This will provide you with up to date information and links to encyclicals, letters etc.