Resources for Children and the Domestic Church

Resources for helping families, children pray and stay engaged in the liturgy during the pandemic.

Formation Sessions with Children: How can we keep our youngest parishioners engaged in the liturgy?  How might we continue to meet virtually (and safely) with our Elect of catechetical age?  Sr. Sandy DeMasi, SSJ (Region III) has developed some creative approaches, including a virtual Children’s Liturgy of the Word. For more information, please see the Children’s Liturgy of the Word page on the website for St. Rose of Lima Parish in Short HIlls, NJ. St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church – Children’s Liturgy of the Word (

Resources for Families and Children (Diocese of Richmond) 

Diocese of Davenport Resources resources and links including Liturgy of the Hours

Art and Faith – Loyola Press

Recommendations for Popular Movies to Watch at Home – National Catholic Reporter

Saturdays with the Saints – Past seasons of the McGrath Institute for Church Life – University of Notre Dame popular game-day lecture series.

OCP Resources: For parish leaders as well as at-home resources for children, teens, adults

Magnificat – English or Spanish

Magnificat Celebration of the Word Service

Liturgical Press – Give Us This Day resources

E-Breviary QR Code – Bill Blondi of E-Breviary has provided a shareable QR code which links to their webpage for the current hour of the Liturgy of the Hours.  He suggests that it be posted in the vestibule of churches or shared with families for prayer at home.  By aiming a cellphone camera at it, one can open the page.

Liturgy of the Hours (Liturgical Training Publications) 

Daily Readings Calendar from USCCB

Daily Readings Video Reflection from USCCB

3 Minute Daily Retreats from Loyola Press

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Since 1970, the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions has served the clergy and faithful of the dioceses of the United States by providing leadership, scholarship, and resources to aid in the authentic implementation and celebration of the liturgy.