Family Faith Resources

Catholic Websites & Blogs for Parents, Children, and Teens!

 

CATHOLIC ICING This is a great website for parents with little ones.  It has fun crafts that are based on different elements of our Catholic faith!

LOYOLA PRESS Family Movie Night suggestions, ways to make mealtime more meaningful, inspiration for family prayer, and fun family activities! CLICK THE LINK THAT SAYS: Our Catholic Faith, to see family-related ideas!

 

BROTHER FRANCIS (on Formed) Check out the YOUTH section on Formed.org to watch Brother Francis and other Catholic Children's Videos! Use this PARISH CODE to create an account and start Reading, Watching, and Listening for FREE! 3951db

 

Lifeteen.com  Awesome website for Teens!  Blogs, daily readings and reflections, saint of the day, Q & A, info about camp and much more!

 

LIFE TEEN PARENT LIFE The Parent Life Website where you will find incredible content to help you through the very challenging and blessed years of raising teenagers. We hope to serve you by giving you access to ideas, tips, and information on a variety of topics that will bless you, your marriage, and your family. Enjoy! TO REIGISTER, CLICK HERE (Our Parish Code is: Raphael33704)

 

CHASTITY PROJECT This site is filled with tons of powerful videos to help you navigate through conversations about relationships, love, and dating with your teen. 

 

INTERNET PROTECTION & FREEDOM FROM PORNOGRPHY This website hosted by the Diocese of Lincoln has tools for parents on how to set up filtering on your home network, how to lock down devices and set safe settings, and how to talk to your children/teens about pornography.  It includes very helpful video tutorials and additional links & resources! 

BUSTED HALO Entertaining 2-minute videos for grade school children and high-school teens on different liturgical seasons and various topics of the faith.  Plenty of articles to help you stay caught up with the true teachings of the Church and combat misconceptions in our society.  Also, check out the micro challenges throughout the week to help you live out your faith!

 

Lighthouse Catholic Media OnLine Store

Lighthouse Catholic Media

Is there a CD or MP3 that you'd like that isn't in the Lighthouse Catholic Media stand in the narthex? Click here/below to go to our online store and see all our titles, (CDs, books, booklets, MP3s) Proceeds from the sale benefit St. Raphaels.

http://www.lighthousecatholicmedia.org/store/refer/7488

Would you like to receive a brand new title at your home each month? Click HERE/below to join the CD of the Month Club from Lighthouse Catholic Media.

We also have past titles in the kiosk stand in the narthex. Please make use of this inspiring way to learn your faith and share it with others!

Proceeds from joining the club benefit St. Raphaels.

First and Only Catholic CD of the Month Club!

http://www.lighthousecatholicmedia.org/cdclub/refer/7488

 


 

 

 

 

 

The Official STRONG CATHOLIC FAMILIES PAGE!

 

 

Suggested Apps

 

myParish

Introducing myParish, the app for Catholic life every day. Connect with your parish like never before. Stay up-to-date with what is going on in your parish throughout the week.

With myParish app you can receive and easily respond to messages from your parish, and RSVP for upcoming events. Enjoy many useful faith-building resources and features to complement your daily faith life, such as, Confession and prayer time reminders, daily Mass readings, quick access to parish contacts, the ability to submit prayer requests, receive MassMode™ reminders to silence your phone before Mass, and much more.

 

Laudate

The most comprehensive Catholic App.  Daily Mass Readings, Order of Mass, Liturgy of Hours, New American Bible, Rosary and Latin Rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy (on Rosary screen), Seven Sorrows Rosary, Chaplet of St. Michael, Stations of the Cross, Saint of the Day, Catechism of Catholic Church, Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession), Daily Examination of Conscience, various prayers and prayers in Latin with English translation. Podcast for Rosary and Stations. Daily Meditations. Podcasts of Daily Readings and meditations. Ability to bookmark prayers and create your own categorized prayers.

 

Word on Fire

(Free) iOS. Catholic evangelization. This app is in a class by itself. Spawned from the popular website of the same name, Word on Fire offers daily blogs, articles, commentaries and over ten years of weekly sermon podcasts by the ministry’s founder, Father Robert Barron, from Chicago.  Fr. Barron is also the creator and host of the ground breaking, global ten-part documentary series, CATHOLICISM . Solid teaching in a relaxed, casual style that is easy to understand. His instruction is approachable and engaging.

 

FORMED

Often referred to as the “Netflix for Catholics”, the FORMED iOS App by the Augustine Institute provides convenient mobile access to any FORMED subscriber. Just login with your existing FORMED credentials and access thousands of video-based study programs, movies, documentaries, audio talks, audiobooks and even eBooks onDemand. Let these materials facilitate your spiritual journey as you try to more fully understand, live and share your Catholic Faith. Don't have a FORMED account yet? Visit our website to create an account. 
 

Catholic Stuff You Should Know

A lighthearted exploration of various prominent and obscure Catholic topics.

 

Mass Times

OFFICIAL APP OF MASSTIMES.ORG!

The purpose of the Mass Times ministry is to help Catholics get to Mass by helping them find churches and worship times worldwide. We do this by hosting and sharing the most comprehensive database of Catholic churches and worship times in existence. Dioceses, parishes, and many volunteers help us keep the database current. We also host the masstimes.org website that our visitors use to search for Mass times.

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