|This site has links to basic Catholic prayers, Marian prayers, prayers to Jesus, Novenas, and much more. http://www.ewtn.com/devotionals/prayers/|
The Rosary is a popular devotional prayer of Catholics around the world. This website offers a guide to the prayers of the Rosary, images and meditations for each bead.
The Mass in Spanish
Para más información sobre la Santa Misa.
The Mass in English
|The USCCB website has the most current information about the Mass.|
The Children’s Rosary
This ministry seeks to promote prayer groups for children. They have wonderful resources for groups of children to pray the rosary, and are connected to prayer groups all over the world!
The Catechism of the Catholic Church Online. You can access the complete text of the Catechism here.
The USCCB Website
|The web site of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has a wealth of information about the Church in America including our beliefs and teachings, prayers of the Church and much more.|
|Creighton University, a Jesuit University, provides many wonderful online links including Sacred Space, Saint of the Day, an online retreat in several different languages, daily reflections and audio retreats.|
Loyola Press is another Jesuit resource that provides newsletters in English and Spanish. This resource is great for parents, teachers and families, as there are also activities for children.
Fr. Ronald Rolheiser,OMI
Fr. Ronal Rolheiser, OMI, is a thought-provoking writer on all matters of Catholic spirituality. His online resources include archives of his writings in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. His newspaper column is carried by over one hundred papers worldwide. Sign up for his free e-newsletter.
The Diocese of St. Petersburg
|Our Diocesan Web Site contains many great links and resources including links for parishes, schools and vocations. You can also find the bishop’s blog, photos from around the diocese, and training opportunities.|
|Busted Halo is an excellent Catholic website, with many features that appeal to younger adults.|
Salt and Light Media
| The mission of Salt + Light media is: to proclaim Jesus Christ and the joy of the Gospel in Canada and globally by telling stories of hope that bring people closer to Christ and the Catholic faith. This multi-media resource was established after World Youth Day, 2002, and seeks to help all become the salt of the earth and the light of the world.|
| Eternal Word Television Station is a Catholic television station with many resources, archived video presentations and much more.|
MORE ONGOING FAITH FORMATION OPPORTUNITIES
Are you eager to learn more about your faith so you can help others on their journey? Are you serving as a catechist or in leadership position in the parish? Do you want professional development for any area of Catholic lay ministry? Below are some suggestions for you.
|For those who wish to serve in catechetical (teaching) ministries, please click here for information about our basic catechist certification process. You will LOVE learning about your faith as an adult!|
In our parish, Linda Johnston is a catechist trainer and will be happy to answer any questions you have about the training process.
For ministry leadership formation
|Do you have the time and calling to undergo a prayerful and thorough formation process for pastoral ministry? Look into the LPMI program. At least a dozen of Holy Family parishioners are commissioned lay ministers of the Lay Pastoral Ministry Institute. Contact us if you have questions and we will have one of them call you.|
For technology applied to ministry
|Interested in mastering digital media for your ministry? Digital Discipleship Boot Camp can help you understand and apply the new, Web 2.0 applications in your ministry, no matter what area you minister in! DDBC is a fully online program, is reasonably priced and is endorsed by the Diocese of St. Petersburg Office of Evangelization and Lifelong Faith Formation.|
For understanding shifts in faith formation in the 21st Century
|This is professional development for the 21st Century parish administrator, Director of Faith Formation, catechist or lay leader who wants to learn how to integrate technology into faith formation.|
For Bible Study leaders
|Little Rock Scripture Study now offers FREE online training for Bible Study group facilitators. Learn the basics and prepare to be a better group leader here! Watch for LRSS Bible Institute for a prayerful and informative summer growth experience, too.|
For leaders of Small Christian Communities
|Since 1984 the North American Forum for Small Christian Communities supports diocesan personnel and members of other national organizations in the United States and Canada in their ministry of Small Christian Communities as an integral dimension of parish life.|
The USCCB Take Action Now page
|To read about topics highlighted on the USCCB website such as Religious Liberty, Faithful Citizenship, Marriage and Family, Cultural Diversity, Human Dignity, and Child and Youth Protection, visit this page.|
|This page contains links to a full spectrum of articles, services, action alerts, Church teachings and much more on the topic of respect for life.|
International Justice and Peace
|Information and advocacy resources online.|
Migration and Refugee Services
|Mission Statement:Grounded by our belief in Jesus Christ and Catholic teaching, Migration and Refugee Services (MRS) fulfills the commitment of the U.S. Catholic bishops to protect the life and dignity of the human person. We serve and advocate for refugees, asylees, migrants, unaccompanied children, and victims of human trafficking. |
—Approved by the USCCB Committee on Migration November 10, 2013