Looking for new ideas or resources to engage your faith or your ministry? Here are our weekly curated links, including offerings in each of the following categories: Prayer for the Home, Educational Opportunities, Resources (for ministers, educators, parents, etc.), and Flourishing and Fun.
Prayer for the Home:
Faith Alive @ Home Summer Guide 2020
The Catholic Archdiocese of Newark has compiled a list of links and resources to help families nurture their faith together throughout the summer, including prayers and resources for dads in honor of Father’s Day this Sunday, and ways to help children understand discipleship.
McGrath Institute Online Courses Begin June 15
Need to fulfill continuing education requirements this summer? The next session of online STEP courses offered by the McGrath Institute begins June 15, including courses like The Catholic Faith and Tradition for School Teachers, The Art of Catechesis, and Youth Ministry 101. View the full list of offerings here.
Drawn into Friendship Retreat / Creado Para Amistad
If it’s been a while since you’ve been on retreat, this hour-long YouTube video structured around the days of Creation may be a place to start. Combining scriptural reflection with drawing, Christopher Alt, SJ, leads this unique retreat experience, offered in both English and Spanish.
Don’t Panic if You Feel Fear
This Church Life Journal essay offers brief, powerful excerpts from The Joy of God: Collected Writings by Benedictine nun Sr. Mary David, OSB. If you are struggling to respond in faith to the challenges of the present time, spend time in prayer with these words of wisdom.
And just for fun:
The Met 360º
If you’ve never visited New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can do so virtually through this series of six videos. Explore the majesty of the Great Hall, the peaceful beauty of the Cloisters, even the Arms and Armor Galleries.
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