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 worshiping, adoring, and praying online or with the television. We’ve compiled resources for daily and Sunday Mass, and other forms of prayer for your home.

"Tips for Transforming Your Couch into a Pew" - Suggestions from Busted Halo

"Getting the Most Out of Livestreaming Worship" - Suggestions for participating meaningfully

Weekend Masses - For Weekly Updates on the Readings, Psalms, and Music, please visit our Redeemer Music Facebook Page. Updates are posted each week Wednesday - Sunday. Visit us here

Bringing Home the Word - Click dates below for two pages of valuable insights on that weekend's readings.
  Oct 24-25 | Oct 31 - Nov 1 | Nov 7-8 | Nov 14-15 | Nov 21-22 | Nov 28-29 (Advent begins) |   

Honoring Mary
     "The Rosary in 2 Minutes" 
- A quick video from Busted Halo
Rosary Petitions during the Pandemic - petitions for each decade of the rosary

“Morning Prayer - Social Distancing Style” - Join fellow parishioners at 7:00 a.m., Wednesday.  
     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*:  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 aid - Click here for the Oct. 28th worhip aid.  If joining online, the worship aid will be on the screen. 

      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 manView Sitey places such as Watch the Mass or Catholic TV  Fr. Dan Brady of St. Michael’s is streaming his daily Mass here.
     "With Your Spirit"
 - a database of livestreamed liturgies from across the country, including daily Mass

"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