Prayers and Resources

Free pastoral resources for praying together
even when we are apart

Our pastoral response to COVID-19 is evolving as rapidly as the world around us. Please check back regularly for updates, as we will continue to create and share free resources to meet the needs of parishes and individuals who are adjusting to physical distancing and temporarily altered parish schedules.
Holy Week at Home
  • TeamRCIA is sharing blog posts and videos offering guidance on celebrating the scrutinies and rites of initiation.
  • Follow PrayTell Blog to stay up-to-date on liturgical developments, scholarship, and commentaries on contemporary practices. 
  • Anne and Jeffery Rowthorn, authors of God’s Good Earth, wrote a litany for the coronavirus.
  • Traduzioni Correcto  (Decree In time of Covid-19) offers direction regarding the celebration of holy week liturgies (pages 3-4 are in English). Watch this video to hear Nick and Diana of Team RCIA summarize and break down how this document will affect parish liturgies. 

Give Us This Day
  • Give Us This Day is offering free access to the digital editions of the March and April issues.
Little Rock Scripture Study
  • Stay connected with your Bible study group. We compiled some ideas for ways to continue your study, pray together, and root yourselves in the word of God. Have other ideas? Let us know! We’d love to hear how your group is present to one another.
  • Listen to our free Spotify playlist, Psallite Music for Consolation, Hope and Healingfeaturing songs from the Psallite collection by the Collegeville Composers Group.
  • Our entire music catalogue can be licensed for streaming and reprinting through OneLicense. Please see their website for more information on worldwide gratis licenses through April 15.
St. John’s Abbey
  • Join the Benedictine community at St. John’s Abbey for Mass via the live stream. Mass is celebrated at 5:00 pm on weekdays, Saturdays at 11:30 am, and Sundays at 10:30 am CST. Please see the website for any changes to the Mass schedule for upcoming feasts and holy days.