Keep Connected Spiritually
Saint Kateri's Feast Day celebration 2020 -- Terry Steele's readings
Saint Kateri's Feast Day celebration 2020 -- Fr. Tim's reading from Matthew 13
Saint Kateri's Feast Day celebration 2020 -- homily of Fr. Michael Heine, Vicar Provincial of Our Lady of the Angels Province
daily Catholic Mass https://franciscanmissionaries.com/homily/
AND https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBJEZpaqzKUzQZYaBeEALNQ (you may see Friar Mark Steed here!)
AND here is a listing of streamed and archived Masses in the Diocese of Albany, in which the Shrine falls
pray the Rosary with people all around the U.S. https://themapofhope.com/
pray a Rosary to end coronavirus with Pope Francis https://youtu.be/J5kYUHBQqJM
Franciscan prayers, including the Canticle of Creation https://www.olaprovince.org/ministries/franciscan-prayers/
Native American prayers, including the Mohawk prayer to the Great Spirit http://www.worldhealingprayers.com/2.html
Other thoughts: "The Peace of Wild Things" by Wendell Berry https://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poem/peace-wild-things-0/
"Stations of the Cross" by John F. Lyons Jr.
"Easter" by John F. Lyons Jr.
Ways to Deepen Faith
how to make spiritual Communion https://archny.org/acts-of-spiritual-communion/
Shrine Chaplain Fr. Timothy Lyons: "Some Thoughts on Scars and the Stations of the Cross"
Shrine Chaplain Fr. Timothy Lyons: "Embracing the Isolation of Coronavirus like St. Francis and St. Kateri"
Shrine Chaplain Fr. Timothy Lyons: "Coronavirus Isolation and Being Social with God"
"Saint Spotlight: St. Kateri Tekakwitha" interview with Shrine Programs Co-Chair Layna Maher on Catholic Feminist Podcast
how to practice contemplative meditation/centering prayer https://www.uscatholic.org/articles/201311/sit-down-and-be-quiet-how-practice-contemplative-meditation-28077
advice from monks and nuns on living a contemplative life in isolation https://aleteia.org/2020/03/23/wondering-about-how-to-handle-life-at-home-contemplative-monks-and-nuns-have-some-advice/
Saint Kateri Tekawitha: Patroness of Ecology and the Environment
Saint Kateri Conservation Center online library http://www.kateri.org/library/
Little Portion Farm, another ministry of Our Lady of the Angels Province https://www.littleportionfarm.org/
Global Catholic Climate Movement https://catholicclimatemovement.global/
The Institute for Ecological Civilization https://ecociv.org/
Interfaith Power and Light https://www.interfaithpowerandlight.org/
"Care for Creation" inititative of the Franciscan Action Network https://franciscanaction.org/issues/care-for-creation/
Staying in Touch with Creation
Cornell's red-tailed hawks https://youtu.be/9zYwa-9a56k
Cornell's Sapsucker Woods pond https://youtu.be/3WI4UZgxG64
U.S. National Arboretum bald eagle nest https://youtu.be/lchXSFuI8kg
Anacapa Islands ocean (underwater) https://youtu.be/ueik_Uu4xbo
International Wolf Center https://wolf.org/wolf-cams2/
Mount Diablo https://youtu.be/AlthfCT2j7Q
Anacapa Island peregrine falcons https://youtu.be/YmZv8Pfwum4
pre-recorded 2-hour walking tour through Olympic National Park https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9frdQgL9WlQ
SHRINE MONTHLY PRAYER LETTER
Thoughts from Fr. Timothy Lyons, OFM Conv., Shrine Chaplain and Director