The following resources are recommended for daily individual prayer. If you have another favorite, please let us know.
Daily Mass Readings – USCCB Website – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website offers a calendar of the Scripture readings read at Mass. In addition to reading the daily readings, you can watch a video reflection, or listen to the readings on daily podcasts.
Sacred Space – the Irish Jesuits, brief on-line prayer -Sacred Space, inspired by the spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, is a joint apostolate of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus – the Jesuits, and Loyola Press. The site offers a daily brief and guided, on-line session of prayer, in various stages. Each stage is a kind of exercise or meditation aimed at helping you get in touch with God, and God’s presence in your life.
Richard Rohr – Daily Meditations offer brief reflections on contemplative spirituality. Fr. Richard draws from his Franciscan heritage, Christian scriptures and mystics, and non-dual teachers from every wisdom tradition who point to our inherent union with and longing for God. Throughout 2016, Fr. Richard’s meditations will follow the thread of Love through many of his classic teachings, including Grace, Scripture, the Trinity, Twelve Step Spirituality, True Self/False Self, and the Cosmic Christ.
Moments of Mercy – Loyola Press & Pope Francis – Reflect on feast days and saints of mercy through this Jubilee Year in the Moments of Mercy series. Messages are based in Scripture and include the words of Pope Francis and suggestions for actions and prayers. Sign up to receive free emails three to five times each month.
Creighton University Daily Reflections – Faculty and staff at Creighton, a Jesuit university in Omaha, Nebraska, write daily reflections based on the daily scripture readings. Additional offerings include an online retreat designed for busy people, online stations of the cross, and additional resources.