Prayer and Seasonal Resources
From Golden Telescope Research Guides
- Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality - Loyola Press
- Daily Ignatian Retreat - Start at any time. Creighton University
- Advent, Loyola Press
- Advent Resources - IgnatiusSpirituality.com
- Sacred Advent Online Retreat with daily email reminders.
- Praying Advent - Creighton University
- Praying Advent and Celebrating Christmas - Creighton University
Online Advent Calendars - Save these as the startup page on your browser and have a calendar reminder everyday.
- Busted Halo Advent Calendar 2018 - Ideas for reflection and/or action for everyday.
- America Magazine Advent Calendar 2018 - Short audio podcasts with a daily reflection.
- Lenten Moments of Mercy - Loyola Press, Daily email series, bases on Lenten Scriptures and inspiring words of Pope Francis.
- Break Forth Lent 2018 - Ignatian Solidarity Network - a call to act with justice though the lens of Ignatian Spirituality and daily readings.
- Praying Lent - Creighton University
- Explore the Way of the Heart During Lent - Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network.
- Lent Daily Devotional Georgetown University - brief reflections and prayers via daily email.
- Return to Me, Lenten Reflections from Holy Cross, 2016 with reflections by Holy Cross students, Jesuits, professors, staff & alumni.
- 40 Days of Devotion - Franciscan University
- Pray As You Go - Into the Wilderness - Lent Audio Retreat 2018 Audio Retreat with daily installments. Available on the web, and available within the APP (See the Daily Prayer Reflection section below).
Daily Prayer Reflection - Divine Office - Liturgy of the Hours
- Pray As You Go (Website / Apple/IOS App / Android/Google Play App)Daily Audio reflections created by the Jesuit Ministry in Britain. These reflections are intended for commuters and others on the go. Daily Examen, Advent and Lenten reflections also available through the App.
- Reimagining the Examen - Phone App (Apple/IOS OR Android/Google Play) for praying the daily Examen. Select a unique prayer experience that’s tailored to your needs and mood.
- d365 devotionals 365 days a year. Each day consists of pause - listen - think - pray - go. Joint venture of several Christian denominations. IOS App available.
- Divine Office.org - Liturgy of the Hours
- Universalis - Liturgy of the Hours (7 times per day).
- Daily Office in English and Spanish - The Mission of St. Clare (Episcopal)
- Minute Meditations - AmericanCatholic.org
- Forward Day by Day - Daily Office and Daily scriptures with short reflections (Episcopal)
- Liturgy--Chapel New Zealand Anglican site that lists numerous daily prayer sites from different Christian traditions.
- Taize - At the Wellsprings of FaithInternational monastic community located in Taize, France. Includes bible readings, prayers, and Podcasts for each day.
General Prayer Resources
- Prayers for All Occasions - Catholic Online
- Topical Prayers: Prayers for different occasions (including the 90th birthday of the Queen) - Church of England
Rosary / Prayer Beads
Prayer beads and ropes are used in different Christian traditions. Here are an example of some:
- Rosary - Roman Catholic: Online Guided Rosary
- Orthodox Prayer Rope: Instructions on making a prayer rope and prayer explanation.
- Anglican Rosary - A blend of traditions.
- Pearls of Life - Developed in the Swedish Lutheran Church.
- Labyrinths: Ancient "walking" meditation. Online versions. Each one is done differently. Take a look at different ones until you find one with which you are comfortable.
- The Labyrinth Society About Labyrinths | Find the location labyrinths, Online labyrinth, Examples of labyrinths
- rejesus Online Labyrinth with music and reflection (requires flash)
- Prayer Archive - Beliefnet.com - Prayers from many different religious traditions and belief systems.
- Jewish Prayer - chabad.org
- Basics of the Muslim's Prayer - Introduction to Islamic prayer
- Judaism 101: Prayers and Blessings - JewFaq.org
- Hindu Japa MalaHindu Prayer on Mala Beads, using a mantra
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