Resources for Catholics During the Covid-19 Pandemic

March 18, 2020 - As the world continues to make sense of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have collected some resources that you can use during this tumultuous time. 

Prayer Video from Pope Francis

On March 17, 2020, Pope Francis said a special prayer at mass for the elderly who are some of the most vulnerable to this virus. 

Events at Parishes

While most people will not be able to go outside to attend mass, some of our parishes are livestreaming and recording masses for the faithful who are avoiding groups.

Live Streaming

Liturgies Monday through Friday

  • Our Lady of Hope, Portland, ME: 9 AM & 7 PM. Click here (scroll down to see live stream video)
  • The Church of St. Francis Xavier Xavier has daily masses live streamed on their Facebook page at 12:05pm. Click here to view their Facebook page.
  • The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola NYC live streams their masses at 5:30 PM on their Facebook page. Click here to view their masses

Saturday liturgies:

Our Lady of Hope, 8 AM Saturday. Click here (scroll down to see live stream video)

Sunday Liturgies

Recorded Liturgies

Recorded Homilies

Prayer and Reflections

A Meditation for the Anxious During Covid-19

The Jesuits Conference has shared a brief meditation to calm anxious nerves amid a global pandemic. Click here to view the reflection.

St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Patron of Epidemics

Fr. Fred Betti, SJ, associate pastor at St. Michael’s Church in Buffalo shared a prayer card for St. Aloysius Gonzaga who is the patron of victims of epidemics because of his work in caring for plague victims. Click here to view the card.

Coronavirus Resources from ISN

The Ignatian Solidarity Network has collected Covid-19 resources including reflections, prayers and updates from ISN Network institutions. Click here to view those resources.

Recent News

May 21, 2020 - Nativity Preparatory School in Boston has announced that Mr. Gadisa Goso has been named the next principal effective for the 2020-2021 academic year. Mr. Goso is member of Nativity Prep's class of 1997 and previously taught at Nativity.

May 19, 2020 — A new report released today from Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and the Jesuit Conference brings to life the real and often heart breaking consequences of US asylum policies.

May 18, 2020 — May marks the fifth anniversary of the publication of Laudato Si’. Through this landmark encyclical, Pope Francis called the Church and all people to transform our relationship with creation.

Dr. Joseph Sclafani, a member of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps in New York, is part of a team tasked with transcribing the diaries of Dorothy Day.

May 13, 2020 - Fr. Daniel Lahart, SJ, president of Regis High School recently asked one of the school’s alumni, Dr. Anthony Fauci, class of ’58, to record a video for the Jesuit graduates of 2020.

May 12, 2020 - Susan Baber has been named the Associate Provincial Assistant for Secondary Education for the new USA East Jesuit Province. The new province will come into being on July 31, Susan will assume this new role in August.

Fr. Dennis E. McNally, SJ, beloved painter and professor of fine arts at Saint Joseph’s University, dies at 76.

view all news

Search news

Eastern Point Retreat House
Eastern Point Retreat House, a grand house located on the Atlantic shore in Gloucester, Mass., has been welcoming retreatants since 1958.