Resources for Praying at Home

Even if you are stuck at home, you aren’t alone and you can still join your brothers and sisters in Christ by worshipping, adoring, and praying online or with the television. We’ve compiled resources for daily and Sunday Mass, Stations of the Cross, and other forms of prayer for your home.

Redeemer resources:
     
Fr. Jim's message for March 22nd, the 4th Sunday of Lent
     Fr. Jim's message for March 29th, the 5th Sunday of Lent

   Redeemer (#TogetherAlone) Stations of the Cross - Join Rob Courter and fellow parishioners at 7:00 p.m., Friday April 3rd. 
     Come and walk along Christ, as we pray while viewing our very own Redeemer Stations. 
     There are three different ways to join: (note: in order to see the stations, option 1 and 2 are preferred)
          1. Add the Zoom app* to your smartphone and use the Meeting ID: 438 174 633
          2. Join online*: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/438174633  Meeting ID: 438 174 633
          3. Call in by phone for audio only. Dial: (301)715-8592  Meeting ID: 438 174 633 # (no participant ID) #
     Click here to view the communal prayers accompanying the stations.

     “Morning Prayer - Social Distancing Style” - Join fellow parishioners at 7:00 a.m., Monday through Friday.  
      There are three different ways to join in prayer:

          1. Add the Zoom app* to your smartphone and use the Meeting ID: 458 858 7537
          2. Join the prayer online*: https://zoom.us/j/4588587537  Meeting ID: 458 858 7537
          3. Call in by phone for audio only. Dial: (301)715-8592  Meeting ID: 458 858 7537 # (no participant ID) #

     Worship aids - If using your phone, click below to download the daily worship aids.   If joining online, the worship aid will be on the screen. 
          Monday     Tuesday     Wednesday     Thursday     Friday
     Email Deacon Ron Reger with questions.

Diocesan Resources:
     Bishop Knestout will be livestreaming his private Sunday Mass at 10 AM each week.
     
Read Bishop Knestout’s press release to the faithful HERE.
     View the latest diocesan updates and resources HERE.
     Visit the Office of Worship website for daily prayer and Mass readings.

Other resources:
     Mass can be viewed online in many places such as Watch the Mass or Catholic TV  Fr. Dan Brady of St. Michael’s is streaming his daily Mass here.

5th Sunday of Lent - A format for celebrating a home Liturgy of the Word, including the Sunday readings, prayers and brief reflections.

5th Sunday of Lent for Families - A brief service for families based on the Sunday Gospel

"Act of Spiritual Communion" - View the prayer
       "What Is Spiritual Communion?" - Watch a brief video with Fr. Matt Kiehl, Campus Minister at William and Mary

Ascension Press - Live streaming the rosary daily at 4 PM, and Stations of the Cross at 7 PM

Ave Maria Press - Links to online daily and Sunday Masses, rosaries, novenas and more

Bishop Robert Barron - Online daily Mass celebrated either by Bishop Barron himself or by Fr. Steve Grunow, CEO of Word on Fire.  The video will be posted at 8:15am ET.

Busted Halo - Online Stations of the Cross

Catholic Relief Services - Brief videos that pair this traditional Lenten practice with Catholic social teaching, narrated by Bishop Robert Barron, Fr. James Martin, and others.

Family Theater Productions - a weekly Sunday Rosary, streaming live on Facebook at 7 PM

Looking to Sunday - Written reflections and recorded homilies related to the Sunday Scriptures, by Rev. Thomas B. Iwanowski, a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark

Magnificat - Free access to daily Mass, morning, evening, and night prayer

"Pope Francis' Prayer to Mary"

"A Prayer Amid an Epidemic"

Sunday Celebrations for Families  - A worship service for families, including music and videos from Pastoral Planning

University of Notre Dame, McGrath Institute for Church Life -
     - Author Timothy O’Malley suggests that, even if we cannot attend Mass, we can still participate in the Eucharistic sacrifice of Jesus, and indeed, that our sadness over not being able to attend Mass “is itself the Eucharistic sacrifice that many of the baptized will be called to offer.”  Read his blogpost here.
     - A simple outline for spiritual participation in the Eucharist you can do at home

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops -  A calendar of the daily readings