Prayer Resources

School of Prayer

Pope Benedict XVI offered an extensive series of reflections on prayer during his General Audiences in 2011-12. This site contains links to the talks.

Liturgy of the Hours

Daily liturgical prayer according to the rites of the Roman Catholic Church. This site contains: the Liturgical Calendar, the Liturgy of the Hours and the Daily Lectionary for the Mass.

Ecumenical Daily Prayer

Daily liturgical prayer based on the Book of Common Prayer.

Daily Meditation

Sacred Space
Ignatian meditations based on the daily Lectionary of the Roman Catholic Church.

Daily Readings

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Caledar of daily readings according to the Daily Lectionary for the Mass.

Preparing for Sunday Mass

Center for Liturgy at Saint Louis University
Prayers and reflections to help in preparation for Sunday liturgy. Historical and cultural contexts of Sunday readings, as well as thoughts from the early Church.

Saint of the Day

American Catholic
Life stories and inspiration from Catholic saints.