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The Vatican News

Vatican News gives you the latest news and information on the Pope Francis, the Holy See as produced by the Vatican’s own media services and featured on VaticanNews, the official network hub of Vatican communication.


3 Minute Retreat

Download Loyola Press’s free app, the 3-Minute Retreat, for a peaceful prayer experience that helps you re-connect with God, re-center your day, and relax, wherever you are. Every day, the app guides you on a new bite-sized retreat filled with Scripture passages, soothing music, and reflection questions that you can pray at your own pace. Join the thousands of 3-Minute Retreat users who return each day to enrich their spirituality and rest in God’s loving presence.


Pray as You Go

Pray as you go is a daily prayer session, designed for use on portable devices, to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly whilst travelling to and from work, study, etc.


Step Up for Students

Since 2001 Step Up For Students, a state-approved scholarship funding organization, has empowered parents and students to make personalized education affordable.

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Catholic Charities

Some Miami staff reassigned to comply with social distancing and emerging needs.

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Active Kids 2.0

Every day she will bring you a NEW workout to do at home with no equipment! These workouts will be for KIDS of ALL AGES and their families! Let's use this time to have fun, get energized & stay active during this new transition of life!

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Heroes of La Florida

As the faithful across the world turn to the Church triumphant for guidance and assistance, we at the Heroes of La Florida Curriculum Project would like to offer you some resources for learning about the Florida martyrs and sharing their stories with your children.

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Stations of the Cross

All of the Gospels make it clear that the actual sentence of death on Jesus was delivered by the Roman prefect (governor) of Judaea, Pontius Pilatus (Pontius Pilate).1 Each Gospel also gives some account of Pilate as he confronted Jesus and his accusers and each implies some reluctance on Pilate’s part to sentence what he seemed to perceive as an innocent man to death. But, in the end, he does sentence Him.

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Scriptural Stations of the Cross by Saint John Paul II

The following stations of the cross are based on those celebrated by Pope John Paul II on Good Friday 1991. They are presented here as an alternative to the traditional stations and as a way of reflecting more deeply on the Scriptural accounts of Christ's passion.

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Adoration with the Daughters

As the world grapples with the reality of the pandemic, social isolation, and the personal fallout from efforts to limit the advance of the coronavirus, it feels like, more than ever, we need the guidance of Jesus in the Eucharist to calm our fears and carry us through only the Good Shepherd knows the pathway through this for all of us together, and for each of us individually.

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The Servants Live Streaming

The Eucharistic Cenacle on April 3 is cancelled. We will be transmitting it from our our "Two Hearts" Chapel through our SCTJM - TV YouTube Channel.

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Printable Stations for Children

It’s a great idea to go over the Stations of the Cross with children during Lent. When we find ourselves traveling on Good Friday (to be with family on Easter) I always print a Stations of the Cross booklet to take with us so we can pray them on the drive.

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Triduum Meditations

This Easter Triduum will be unlike any other. In place of public liturgies and gatherings where we come together to accompany Christ during his passion and celebrate the joy of his Resurrection, we will observe these Masses and services virtually from home.

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Holy Week at Home

Welcome, families!
Holy Week is the most important time of year for us as Christians, but this year we are unable to gather to pray and reflect.

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Magnificat MagnifiKid!

Dear parents,
The month of April bring the end of Lent and the celebration of Easter.

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Storytime with the Sisters

Time for Storytime with the Sisters! In this episode, Sr. Julia Mary of the Daughters of St. Paul shares a primary-grade picture book.

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Holy Week at Home kit

An easy-to-follow plan for this unique Holy Week.
Traditional and theologically edited
Know what to do on each day without having to do the research or buy special supplies
A Holy Week like no other!!

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How to make Palm Crosses

Holding a palm strip with the curled edge toward you, fold up the widest end in a loop about 2” long.


How to make a Resurrection Egg kit

One of my favorite ways to share the Easter story with my girls is through a set of Family Life Resurrection Eggs that my mom gave us when our oldest was just a toddler. This set has been well loved, and at this point it has quite a few broken eggs and missing parts, so this year I decided to make a brand new set!

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Families at Home

Panelists will share some best practices in keeping families healthy, holy and sane. Panel includes Julianne Stanz (Diocese of Green Bay); Christie Smith (Diocese of Greensburg); Rosemarie Banich (Archdiocese of Miami) and Debbie Gonzalez (Diocese of Dallas).

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Stay up-to-date with Archbishop Wenski

Find the latest statements and information from Archbishop Wenski.

Trust in the Power of Prayer

Unite in Prayer with Pope Francis

"Let us stay united. I invite all Christians to direct their voices together toward Heaven, reciting the Our Father tomorrow, 25 March, at noon". (7am Miami Time)

See Pope's twitter announcement here

For All - Managing Stress

Fighting off anxiety at every turn? Here are seven ways to manage 'COVID Stress Syndrome'. Dr. Greg Popcak is the author of “Unworried: A Life Without Anxiety” and the director of

Managing Stress

For All - Online Book Fair

Miami's own "Good News Book Fair" is offering a special virtual online book fair for the Archdiocese of Miami with 20% off for you to get resources now while everyone is home together and for later for Easter!

Good News! Book Fair

For Children

Free coloring books from the Vatican Archives for children...and the rest of us!

Digita Vaticana Coloring Books

For Families

Here are some ideas from the USCCB to pray and play together.

Building Family Bonds during COVID-19

For Marriage

Date Night ideas from the USCCB. Watch for more to come from the Office for Marriage and Family Life!

Weekly Dating Ideas

For Youth

Weekly National Youth Gathering featuring well-known speakers and musicians-every Sunday night.

Project YM Live!

For Life

For pregnancy support call 954.981.2922 and for post-abortion healing call 954.981.2984. Visit


For Young Adults

Catholic Young Professionals - Miami (online only) Monday, April 6th Guest Speaker: Brother Mike Martinez

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For those who work (and live) with Teenagers

Roy Petitfils, licensed counselor in Lafayette, LA, shares insights and answers questions to help address questions of ministry leaders, parents, and others.

Accompanying Families with Teenagers While Social Distancing

For our Grandparents and elderly neighbors

Grandparents’ vital contribution to the family, the Church and society was never as important as now. You are not alone. Connect with others and receive resources

The Catholic Grandparents Association