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Spiritual Resources

Strong in the Face of Tribulation
A Spiritual Resource from the Vatican
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Interlude by GIA

"Shelter in Hope"

"Discernment in the Cave"

Ignatian Wisdom for Troubled Times from ignatianspirituality.com

What might St. Ignatius give us as advice in these times of COVID-19?

Nikolaas Sintobin, SJ, in the voice of St. Ignatius, shares four tips to get through these troubled times in an article for the Jesuits in Ireland. 

Author Tim Muldoon reflects on practicing spiritual communion in a time when public
Masses are suspended.

And to encourage those feeling desolation, author Becky Eldredge 
shares how we can listen for God when we’re stuck.

Examen for Life During COVID-19

A Prayer Amid an Epidemic by Kerry Weber, America magazine

A Homily by Deacon Jason Downer, SJ 

Pray As You Go is a daily Ignatian Prayer Session

Sacred Space is a prayer ministry of the Irish Jesuits

Give Us This Day is offering free access to their daily prayer book

Meditation for the Anxious During Covid-19 from Jesuits.org


Wellness & Social Supports

Coping with an Excess of Stress

COVID-19 Anxiety and Stress: 30 Free Self Care Tools

Office of Ignatian Spirituality Livestream Programs:
Insights on Self Care & Insights on Grief and Loss
Click here for more information.

Yoga with parishioner Dawn Davis: 
Dawn shared yoga programs with us on February 29th and is offering on-line classes at 
www.dawndavis.com with donations during this time going to support the work of those helping vulnerable women and children at the Second Step program in Newton.

Calm.com has created a free resource page with meditations, stories, talks
and music to support your emotional wellness.
The full Calm app is available for subscription.

Talking to Children About Covid-19: A Parent Resource

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus NPR

Division of Social Services, City of Newton (Case management, Outreach, Fuel assistance, Food Pantry
Food Pantry: Newton Food Pantries is located at City Hall. Hours of operation are every Wednesday from 1:30 to 5:30, and the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon.  Please note that in April we will be open the second Saturday instead. Those who are homebound can arrange a delivery by calling 617-796-1233. If you have questions please contact Carol Berlin: 

Survival Guide with Mel Robbins: Living with Teenagers and Adult Children

Walking a Sacred Path - If you are able to get to the BC Labyrinth at the main gate,
these resources can be helpful to your walking meditation:
Five Paths

Dental Help from a Parishioner