These links are designed to offer you some resources for a deepening of prayer and reflection. There are so many available, so many web pages, publications and apps. These are offered by way of a beginning… just to point and sign post the way. If you know of good websites, links, resources, we’d be happy to have them pointed out to us so that we can share them with others. You can contact us using the Contact Form at the bottom of this page.
The Divine Office
iBreviary – The iBreviary is your portable breviary. You can use it to pray with the full texts of the Liturgy of the Hours in just five languages. Simply launch the application and all the texts of the day will appear before you. Download the App
Universalis – a superb, online resource with the Liturgy of the Hours, the daily readings from the Liturgy of the Word, a calendar all available via PC or App.
Bread4today – a Redemptorist resource. An app that can be downloaded from iTunes to help us pray through the day. These short reflections give us good direction! It is free to download, so why not give it a try? You can find more information about the App here
pray-as-you-go – an Ignatian resource immersing you into deeper prayer, reflection and contemplation
3-minute retreats – 3-Minute Retreats invite you to take a short prayer break right at your computer. Spend some quiet time reflecting on a Scripture passage.
Sacred Space – a joint venture by the Irish Jesuits and Loyola Press
Thinking Faith – Thinking Faith is the online journal of the Jesuits in Britain. Explore our website to find articles and reviews which will help you think about your faith and think, through your faith, about the world.
Centre for Action and Contemplation – you can sign up here for a daily newsletter offering you a simple reflection for each day from Fr Richard Rohr
Fr Ronald Rolheiser OMI – Sign up for Fr Rolheiser’s newsletter to receive a twice-weekly meditation from his previously published writings.
Living Light – Nationwide Christian Trust are a UK based organisation seeking to help people find The Lord and to strengthen them in their spiritual lives through a variety of initiatives.
Bishops’ Conference Publications
‘Do you love me?’ – A practical and participatory guide to Catholic prayer and spirituality. These guidelines are not just about what Catholic spirituality is, but also about how to develop your own relationship with God.
Retreats and Retreat Centres
These online directories will help you find centres that offer opportunities for Christian retreats
Emmaus House Retreat – a non-residential spirituality centre offering an integrated approach to the development of each person.
Shared Cloister – For many people there isn’t time or opportunity to travel to the monastery. The solution, therefore, is for us to bring something of the monastery to you. You can find online reflection, online retreats – shared and ‘five-minute’ retreats, talks and podcasts.
Ways of Praying
Taize – the website of the international community offers wonderful resources for prayer and reflection as well as their chants