Spiritual Resources


If you’ve struggled to read the Bible, this podcast is for you. 

Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz and featuring Jeff Cavins, guides Catholics through the Bible in 365 daily episodes.

The podcast is completely free and has been listed as one of the most downloaded podcasts during the pandemic. It’s restarted for Jan 2022 and you can easily catch up or just join in anytime.  

Each 20-25 minute episode includes:

  • two to three scripture readings 
  • a reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz
  • and guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in his Word.

Just look up “Bible in a Year Ascension Press” in Google or use the following link https://ascensionpress.com/pages/biy-registration  


Free on the Web for Readings at Mass for each day and the week ahead as used in the UK: Jerusalem Bible and Grail psalms.  Free trial of everything for a month. After that, you can choose whether you want to buy. You can get individual apps for your phone or tablet (for about 10), or a single registration code which covers all your phones, tablets, computers, and e-books.

Go to https://universalis.com/

Sacred Space:

 Sacred Space began in 1999 and has offered new content every day since then.  “We invite you to make a ‘Sacred Space’ in your day, praying here and now, as you visit our website, with the help of scripture chosen every day and on-screen guidance”.

To celebrate 21 years of Sacred Space, their popular newsletter has returned which you can sign up forSacred Space is now available on Apple/iOS and Android/Google Play devices

Go to https://www.sacredspace.ie/

Online Mass Schedule

A number of churches in the diocese are live streamed and can be visited online at any time.

Amongst those Masses currently celebrated on live stream are the following: