Pray2gether Pray2gether is an app that offers families an opportunity to connect and build their relationship with God and each other through prayer. Each participant can read and reflect on a selection of scripture or an aspect of the Catholic faith and share their reflection with the other members of the family. Download for: Apple iOS / Google Play
THEME-BASED PRAYER Prayers during a Pandemic and in dealing with the Coronavirus
3-Minute Retreats (Loyola Press) Each day, a new retreat features soothing music, Scripture verses, and reflective thoughts and questions. Meaningful time with God is always just a touch away. (English and Spanish)
Online Prayer Book (The ChurchYear.net) ChurchYear.Net hosts over 100 free prayers. They have compiled many of their prayers into this one site, with prayers for Catholics and other Christians. In today's virtual world, you don't need a regular prayer book, so come here, to this online prayer book page to get started, and find all the prayers you need for any occasion.
Daily Meditation & Reflection (Henri Nouwen) Drawn from a wide range of Henri Nouwen’s writing, these short meditations inspire and guide people's mind and heart. Each reflection takes less than a minute to read and yet can set the tone for the day. It is sent via email in the early morning.
Good News Ministries Receive by email life-enriching reflection on the daily readings from the Catholic Mass. On Sundays, the reflection include questions for private and group use, sent a week early to help you prepare for next Sunday's Mass.
Ignatian Spirituality (Loyola Press) IgnatianSpirituality.com provides pathways into the major areas of Ignatian spirituality: prayer, spiritual direction, retreats, and making good decisions.
Jesuit Prayer (Jesuits) Daily prayer is essential for nourishing our relationship with Christ. We become ever more mindful of God’s presence in all facets of our lives. Through the daily Scripture, Reflection, and Prayer, JesuitPrayer.org helps people be fortified in God’s faithfulness and his invitation to move through your day in a spirit of service to others. The prayer experience is provided every day of the week, with reflections rooted in Ignatian spirituality.
The Examen (Building Faith) The Examen is a daily prayer practice that was highly recommended by Saint Ignatius. It is a way to connect with God about your day to day experiences good and bad.
Liturgy of the Hours - Divine Office App (Catholic Exchange) Listen and pray the Liturgy of the Hours on the go. The Divine Office App is an opportunity for you to participate in the recitation of the Liturgy of the Hours, an ancient and meditative collection of psalms, hymns and scripture that represent the public prayer of the Christian community. If you are unable to pray in community, but love the contentment of praying with others, an added feature of The Divine Office App lets you view location where other Christians around the World are simultaneously praying with you. Also available are three Lite apps: Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, and Night Prayer.
Online Retreats for Adults and Teens (Good Ground Press) Online retreats give you a chance to look at where you are in your journey to God, to be more aware of your journey, and of the loving God with whom you journey. Even if you have never made a retreat before, you will find this user-friendly. The important thing is to begin and to look forward each day to this special time with God. As the weeks pass, you will grow in relationship with the God who loves you, and deepen your understanding of yourself and others.
Children's Guided Prayer (Catholic Kids Media) Two minutes of video guided prayer and reflection.
Pray-As-You-Go (Jesuit Media Initiatives of Great Britain) Pray-as-you-go is an initiative to provide daily prayer in MP3 format, for people travelling to and from work. It can be downloaded from the website or through iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pray-as-you-go/id129950199). Review of the Day is a short reflection back over the day, recalling events and taking note of your feelings.
Daily Reflection (Sacred Space) Sacred Space ordinarily follows the scripture sequence of the Revised Common Lectionary. Longer reflections on the daily scripture readings are presented for Sundays, weekdays and many saints are presented daily. Make a 'Sacred Space' a daily practice, spend ten minutes, praying here and now, at a computer, with the help of on-screen guidance and scripture chosen specially every day. (Irish Jesuits) (Multiple languages)
Saint of the Day E-Newsletter (Saint Anthony Messenger Press) Saint of the Day iPhone App provides a daily entry that is audio capable and includes a brief saint biography, commentary on the saint’s relevance to your own life, and a reflective quote from Scripture, the saint, or another spiritual writer.
Prayers for Parents, Teachers, Classrooms, and More
Online Prayer Book(The ChurchYear.net) Prayers from a variety of Catholic and other Christian sources. They are for teachers, for things and people that teachers pray for (such as students), daycare workers, parents, babysitters and principals. Many schools use these prayers during their morning announcements and in classrooms. Blessing Prayer for Siblings (Sadlier) Prayer for Expectant Mothers (Catholic Online)
Prayers and Rituals for Families - Miscarriage, Stillborn, Death of a Child