Religious & Spiritual Resources

The Sheil Catholic Center has gathered the below links for you to explore additional religious and spiritual resources online. While Sheil has recommended these sites for exploration, we do not necessarily support or endorse their content.

  • Archdiocese of Chicago. Information about the Archdiocese, which serves over 2.3 million Catholics in the Chicago area.

  • Bible. Every word in the book, from Acts to Zephaniah, presented by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the New American Bible.

  • Catechism of the Catholic Church. The Catechism aims to synthesize the essential and fundamental contents of Catholic doctrine, as regards both faith and morals, in the light of the Second Vatican Council and the whole of the Church's Tradition.

  • Catholic Encyclopedia. Full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine.

  • Catholic Worker. Your connection to the Catholic Worker Movement founded by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin.

  • Information about Catholic faith, from encyclicals to current articles on important events within the church.

  • Catholic Network of Volunteer Service. Connects volunteers with hundreds of domestic and international volunteer and lay mission programs for alternative breaks, summer programs and post-graduate service.

  • Catholics on Call. Catholics on Call reaches out to men and women who may be considering the possibility of a life of service in the Church as a lay minister, religious sister or brother, or priest.

  • Charis Ministries. Provides opportunities for spiritual growth in the Catholic tradition for young adults, ages 20-40, utilizing the gifts of Ignatian Spirituality.

  • Daily Readings. Readings and Psalms for each day of each month, presented by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the United States Catholic Conference.

  • Daily Reflections on the Readings. Reflections on the daily readings put together by the Collaborative Ministry Office at Creighton University.

  • Ignatian Spirituality. Explore Saint Ignatius’ method of prayer through which he reflected on and shared his own experience of God.

  • Northwestern University Religious Life. NU organizations and programs that offer religious reflection, worship and service.

  • Liturgy of the Hours. The official prayer of the Roman Catholic Church. Contains psalms, readings and intercessions.

  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The official organization of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States.

  • Vatican. Central governing body of the Roman Catholic Church, consisting of the Pope and the Roman Curia.