Some Faith Formation Resources

Catholic Theological Union Chicago

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to:
Learn @ CTU
For an amazing variety of videos, articles and podcasts from leading theologians. For example, a series on the Joy of the Gospel by CTU lecturers.


Sunday Scripture Reflections
Subcribe to receive these reflections via email every Wednesday.


Church in 21 St C Boston College

Go to publications in the sidebar and select C21 Resources. C21 Resources is a compilation of critical analyses and essays on key challenges facing the Catholic Church today. Each issue features original and reprinted articles around a particular theme. Available in PDF format. Some recent event themes include: The Gift of Friends; Living Faith for the Journey; Forming Conscience.

Go to C21 vidoes to access the C21 YouTube Channel for a huge variety of videos. Topics are available on prayer, spirituality and scripture. Presenters include Fr James Martin SJ and Fr Ron Rolheiser OMI.


Parish Life Australian Catholics: Jesuit Communications

A weekly free subscription service via email that arrives on Monday with:

  • Editorial from Michael McVeigh
  • Readings for the following weekend
  • A commentary from Brendan Byrne SJ
  • Suggestions for Prayers of the People
  • Music Suggestion
  • Feature articles on topical issues
  • Digest of Catholic News

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Begin with the Heart - Fr Daniel O'Leary

Go to the sidebar and select the Weekly Reflection page and from there you can subscribe to an email of Daniel's weekly reflections.

Fr Daniel O'Leary is a priest of the Diocese of Leeds. He is an author of a number of books and has taught at All Hallows, Ireland.


Apps for Prayer and Meditation

World Community for Christian Meditation Australia

The website is well worth a visit as well as offering a meditation app for your phone.


Monastaries of the Heart

This is a web based 'monastary without walls' sharing Benedictine spirituality with contemporary seekers. The Benedectine Sisters of Erie provide this resource. Joan Chittister OSB is the creator and animator.

Membership is free and is provided to avoid unwanted contributions. Simply register online.

  • A weekly formation in the core elements of Benedictine life - prayer, lectio divina, good works, study and community
  • Regular online retreats
  • Option to contribute to a world wide community discussion of issues and sharing of resources
  • Inspiration from three monastic blogs including Joan Chittister.