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Bible

New American Bible Online Revised Edition-NABRE (Catholic)


Daily Lectionary Readings (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) - The USCCB website provides three ways to experience the daily readings: read or listen to the daily Catholic Lectionary readings, and watch a video reflection on the daily readings.
Audio Lectionary
Video Reflection


The Living Word (America Magazine & The American Bible Society) - “The Living Word: Scripture in the Life of the Church,” a two-year, multi-platform project, is aimed at promoting deeper engagement with the Bible. Content for "The Living Word" is organized around five themes: Conversion through Scripture; Praying with Scripture; Worshipping with Scripture; The Aesthetics of Scripture; and The Theology of Scripture. The website includes articles, media, video reflections, and lectures. ​

Living Word Videos- A Series of Reflection on Scripture


Understanding the Bible (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)


Learn

Busted Halo - An Online Magazine for Spiritual Seekers (Young Adults) - Busted Halo Ministries helps young adults explore their spirituality, listen to and encourage one another, discover (or re-discover) the rich depths of Catholic tradition, and connect to communities of faith where their unique gifts will be respected and used, and where they will find support on their journey towards God. BustedHalo.com strives to reveal the spiritual dimension of life through feature stories, reviews, interviews, faith guides, commentaries, audio clips, discussions and connections to retreat, worship and service opportunities.

Religion & Spirituality ​- A variety of articles, activities, and programs ("A Virtual Outdoor Retreat'')
Videos-The "two-minute" videos for Advent, Lent, Holy Week, and Pentecost; Sacraments 101 series; virtual Stations of the Cross
Googling God Resources - A variety of resources on the website organized into categories such as Basic Catholic Beliefs, Seven Sacraments, Prayer & Spirituality, Bible Boot Camp, Marriage, Morality, the Mass, the Church, and more.


Children's Ministry Magazine (Group Publishing) - Children's Ministry Magazine makes available a variety of free lesson plans that have previously appeared in their magazine for free use in your church, class or home, as well as Bible activities, games, crafts, and more.​​
Lesson Plans
Bible Activities


Loyola Press Sacraments Center - In this online center there information about the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church: Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation, Reconciliation, Anointing of the Sick, Matrimony, and Holy Orders.

Religious Education Activities (The Religion Teacher) - At The Religion Teacher you can find a large collection of Catholic religious education activities for various liturgical seasons, faith topics, and age levels. The activities on these pages include learning activities, crafts, worksheets, prayer ideas, and more. The website also include lesson plans for teaching about God and the Catholic faith.
Religious Education Activities
Catholic Lesson Plans


The Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation  - University of Dayton, - VLCFF offers adult religious education and faith formation anytime and anywhere via the internet. The goal is to support the church's professional ministry of religious education and faith formation in cyberspace. VLCFF offers a wide variety of courses, most lastly five weeks in duration. Courses are offered in the following areas: Adult Formation Leadership, Catechesis, Catholic Doctrine, Church History, Ecclesiology, Foundations for Leadership in Ministry, Liturgy/Sacraments/Prayer, Morality, Scripture, Social Justice, Spirituality, and Youth Ministry.
Course Listing


Pray


3-Minute Retreats (Loyola Press) - 3-Minute Retreats invite people to take a short prayer break right at their computer by spending some quiet time reflecting on a Scripture passage. People have control over the pace of the retreat. Subscribe to get the daily retreat via email or download the app for iOS and Android.

3 Minute Retreat App


Jesuit Daily Prayer - This prayer site offers a daily scripture reading, Ignation reflection, and Ignatian prayer for each day of the year. People can subscribe to receive an email each day. There are apps for iOS and Android.



Pray As You Go (Jesuit Media Initiatives of Great Britain) - Pray as you go is a daily prayer session, designed for use on portable MP3 players, to help people pray whenever they find time, but particularly while travelling to and from work, study, etc. A new prayer session is produced every day of the working week and one session for the weekend.  It is a framework for person prayer, lasting between ten and thirteen minutes, with music, scripture and questions for reflection. People can sign to receive prayer by email and download the app for iOS and Android.


​​Laudate Catholic App -The most popular and most comprehensive free Catholic App. Liturgy of Hours, Latin Liturgy of Hours, Latin Mass, New American Bible, interactive Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Seven Sorrows Rosary, Chaplet of St. Michael, Franciscan Crown Rosary, Latin Rosary, Latin Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Servite Rosary, Chaplet of Sacred Heart, multiple Stations of the Cross, searchable prayers and latin prayers with English translation.
Laudate App​​


Apostleship of Prayer - The Popes worldwide prayer network.


Serve


Catholic Relief Services
Habitat for Humanity
Heifer Project
SERRV (Fair Trade)



Worship


Between Sundays - Spiritual Practices of Everyday Living - Weekly Videos (The Five Loaves) - Between Sundays is a video reflection on the Sunday Catholic Lectionary readings that includes a commentary, storytelling, and music video.
​Between Sundays: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Life


Catholic Mom Sunday Gospel Activities - Coloring pages, lesson plans, Mass worksheets, crossword and word search puzzles and more to help prepare children and families for Sunday’s Liturgy of the Word (Catholic Lectionary).
​Catholic Mom Sunday Gospel Activities



Family


Catholic Mom - Catholic Mom celebrates all things faith, family, and fun with columnists and contributors, a book club, music, Sunday Gospel activities for children, and a weekly Catholic Moments Podcast.​​

Catholic Mom -Family


Common Sense Media - Common Sense Media is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology; and empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives - including reviews of movies, videos, apps, and video games.


Family Resource Center at Loyola Press - Find ideas, resources, and activities on how to integrate God into daily family life through prayer and other activities.
Catholic Kids
Catholic Teens
Family, Faith, and  Fun
Holidays and Special Occasions
Praying as a Family


For Your Marriage (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) - For Your Marriage is an online resource center for couples who are dating and engaged, Catholic married couples, and Catholic families and parents that includes articles, blogs, daily marriage tips, practical strategies, and faith practices.


Catholic Icing -