Coronavirus

Spiritual Resources

LIVE MASSES

Our Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist in Portsmouth, will be livestreaming the daily Mass and all of the Sunday Masses.

Mass every day at 12:15

Other Resources

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Universalis

Universalis is an app you can use on your computer, and on Apple and Android devices. It contains all of the daily Mass readings and prayers, the prayers of the Angelus, and the Prayers Divine Office in several languages.

Live-streaming

Four communities in Hampshire livestream their Masses via Church Services TV.

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Godzdogz

The Dominican Student brothers at Blackfriars, Oxford, run an excellent blog called 'Godzdogz' with spiritual resources and regular reflections. 

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Word on Fire

'Word on Fire' has a huge range of online resources for prayer and catechesis on their website and social media accounts, including a live daily Mass

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Spiritual Communion

Prayer of St Alphonsus Liguori

For the times in the days and weeks ahead where you will be unable to attend Mass and receive Holy Communion, you can still reach out to Christ in the Blessed Sacrament with an act of Spiritual Communion. When you are watching a livestream of the Mass, at the time when you would normally receive Communion you can instead say this prayer (written by the 18th Century Italian Saint Alphonsus Liguori):

My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the most Blessed Sacrament.

I love You above all things and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot now receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.

I embrace You as if You were already there, and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.

God WHo SPEAKS

'God Who Speaks' is the diocesan website for the Year of the Word. It's full of helpful spiritual resources and reading materials.

Office Number: 02392 825430

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