What is Spirituality?
Spirituality is the Catholic way of imagining reality and responding to the world with a profoundly deep sense of awe and responsibility.
An icon is not merely a holy picture. Its meaning goes deeper than the surface reality to the spiritual reality of matter transformed.
Dawn dispels the darkness...
The universe beats to your pace and rhythm Lord. May my life and soul share your breath and heartbeat always.
Lord, your love wells up to surround me and make me safe. Let me drink of your love now and always, Amen.
The Penal Crucifix
Discover more about The Penal Crucifix and the important part it played in the story of faith and Christianity in Ireland.
Please find below an array of useful links to various website The Prayer and Spirituality Commission has came across. If there is a link which you think should be added, use the contact form to let us know.
Sacred Space is a work of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus - the Jesuits. The site originated in the offices of the Jesuit Communication Centre in Ireland in 1999. Within a short time, many other languages were introduced.
This US based website offers a means of prating the Liturgy of the Hours in English. Each hour can be simply read or listened to using the podcast.
The official website features a section with spiritual and catechetical resources to aid pastoral preparation. All of the items are downloadable.
Another American based resource. This page offers various linked Catholic works on spirituality together with articles on the theme. Of interest too are features on particular schools of spirituality such as Dominican and Franciscan.
This website provides the means of reading some classical works of Christian spirituality online. Most of the works of the saints are reproduced in their entirety.
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