Spiritual Formation

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

(T S Eliot)

Many places on the internet provide opportunities for spiritual growth and formation. Here are a few to begin with:


Pray As You Go
Daily prayer podcasts, MP3, and WMA files from London Jesuits

The Virtual Abbey
Online Anglican-Benedictine community of prayer. They offer evening prayer or compline live each night on Twitter: @Virtual_Abbey

Mission St Clare
Online daily prayer & candle-lighting; in English & Spanish from California Episcopalians

Sacred Space
Thoughtful & relevant daily prayer, available in many languages; from Irish Jesuits

Prayer Windows
Art as prayer

Painted Prayer Book
Artistic prayers & reflections on Scripture

For young adults, from The United Methodist Church (USA)

Lost in Wonder
Online labyrinth from The Methodist Church (UK)

World in Prayer
Prayers each Thursday for global events & people

Pray the Office
Celtic daily prayer from The Northumbria Community (UK)

Celebrating Common Prayer
A version of the Daily Office by the Society of Saint Francis (UK)

Common Worship
Contemporary liturgical texts, including daily office, from The Church of England

On Twitter? Try following @Twiturgy @Twiturgies

A nonprofit organization that advocates, encourages, and resources intentional living and spiritual formation.

A Call to Spiritual Formation
from Renovare

Refuah Shlema
This Hebrew prayer may be recited to ask God for a complete and speedy recovery

The Virtual Church from Liturgy
Virtual candle lighting, daily prayers, and other collected resources from around the world

A quarterly journal reflecting on the spiritual life

Full Circle Beads
Order beautiful hand-made Anglican/Protestant prayer beads (or rosaries). Great customer service, too!

The Order of Saint Luke
A dispersed & ecumenical religious order dedicated to sacramental & liturgical scholarship, teaching, and practice.

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