Links to Prayer Websites
NB. The Diocese of East Anglia cannot be held responsible for the content of websites to which it links.
The following are links to some recommended websites for prayer and reflection:
Reading the Bible
To read the Bible in the New Jerusalem Bible version, go to http://www.catholic.org/bible/
To read it in the New Revised Standard Version, go to http://www.devotions.net/bible/00bible.htm
Praying at your computer
Word to Life
The Catholic News Service provides a weekly column on the Scripture readings for Sunday Mass
The Jesuit Media Initiative in London provides daily prayer with readings and music. This can be downloaded to your MP3 player, etc.
The Irish Jesuits provide an excellent resource for prayer while sitting at your computer.
Universalis provides a daily page with shortened versions of the Daily Prayer of the Church, and the Scripture readings for Mass.
Stations of the Cross
The Stations of the Cross can be prayed on your computer in different ways.
http://www.cptryon.org/prayer/child/stations/index.html (for children)
(Pope John Pauls Scriptural Stations of the Cross)
(Pope Benedict on Good Friday 2006)
Requiem: prayer in mourning
A prayer site for those who mourn the loss of a loved one. Also, other resources, including funeral liturgy.
Daily Video Reflection
The website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops provides a daily video reflection on the Scriptures for that day, by a different priest each day from somewhere in the USA.
The website also has other brief videos.
Praying with the Taize Community
Taize is a small village in Burgundy, France, where the daily prayer of an ecumenical community of brothers has become the focus of pilgrimage for thousands of young people. The Taize web site provides resources for daily prayer and reflection.
For twelve minutes of prayer and song from Taize, click here
For today's Bible reading, click here
For this months Bible readings, click here
Praying in East Anglia
East Anglia is a diocese with an ancient tradition of prayer and worship, reaching back to St Felix and beyond.
Here are some of the resources available:
The National Shrine at Walsingham
Carmelite Monastery at Quidenham
Catholic Charismatic Renewal in East Anglia
Julian of Norwich