God in Cyberspace
I have discovered a number of sites on the internet that may interest you. I once mentioned SacredSpace.ie That is a site run by the Irish Jesuits that offers online guided meditations. It is quite good even though I did not find it personally helpful. The English Jesuits have come up with what I consider a much better site, Pray-as-you-go.org This site has guided meditations for MP3 players (e.g., Ipod). They are ten to fifteen minutes long, starting with the ringing of a bell, the traditional call to prayer. Then follows some soft music and an introduction to the theme for the day. A reading from the daily Mass follows, and then some more music, with a few brief reflections interspersed. The reading is repeated, and the meditation ends. It is designed for busy people who want to use travel time to pray. I have been using it for the past few weeks, and found it quite helpful. The speakers have what sounds to me like a
The sites run by priests on the internet did not impress me, with one exception.
The Carmelites from the
Just a few days ago I discovered the American Jesuits have a rather large site specializing in Jesuit meditations and retreats, http://www.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html There you will find a wealth of material, retreats, Stations of the Cross, meditations, talks. I have just begun exploring the resources available there.
There is a lot more than just this. As you explore the vast resources of the internet you will find a lot of junk, a lot that is not good. But there is also a wonderful opening for promoting the Good News of Jesus Christ. I am sure