Recommended Resources

Emmaus Journey  provides the starting point for a number of groups.  The site includes reflections on the daily readings for the year which can be used to provide focus and discussion points.

Renewal Ministries  is the home website for our 2017 conference keynote speaker Peter Herbeck.  Free resources can be obtained on the site, including Peter's daily podcasts.

id.9:16  is the home website our second keynote speaker Peter Burak.  i.d.9:16 exists to form young adults into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ.

Crossing the Goal  provides Sports-themed faith message – direct, to the point, man-to-man.  Men are the focus with an easy to follow format based on professional football best practices. 

That Man is You (TMIY)  is an interactive, multimedia men’s program focused upon the development of authentic male leadership. Over the course of three years, the program successively considers men in their relationship to God, to their spouse and to their children. 

Battle Ready  is an effort to encourage and strengthen the fighting spirit in all Christians.  The site includes a number of programs from our 2016 Men’s conference keynote speaker Doug Barry.

Be a Man with Fr. Larry Richards  challenges men to be strong, without putting on a mask of false strength or machismo. Fr. Larry calls men to admit their weaknesses and limitations, while urging them to find strength in faith and genuine love to overcome their sins and faults. He inspires men to become the true heroes they long to be – men of authentic courage, compassion and integrity. 

Catholicism presents a thematic presentation of what Catholics believe and why, so all adults can come to a deeper understanding of the Catholic Faith. This engaging and interesting formational program uses the art, architecture, literature, music and all the treasures of the Catholic tradition to illuminate the timeless teachings of the Church.  Additional resources are also available on the 
Word on Fire website, including podcasts from Bishop Robert Barron.

All Hearts Afire  is a bold and fresh approach to small group, parish-based, faith renewal programs. It is designed to help us live the complete Catholic life of faith, charity, and the sacraments. It's designed to set our hearts on fire with love of God and neighbor and to inspire us to works of mercy in our families, parishes, and communities.

Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained  features 20 video and discussion sessions that brings together some of the most trusted Catholic teachers in the world to guide you through the breadth and richness of the Catholic faith.

The Great Adventure  Catholic Bible study program is designed in such a way that anyone can make sense of the Bible and experience the life-changing power of God’s Word. Hundreds of thousands of people have found new meaning in their lives after going through The Great Adventure Bible studies.

Catholic Answers  provides information on top issues and how to respond to challenges from outside the faith.

Laudate App  is the most popular free Catholic App for your phone.  It includes the daily readings, bible access, and a number of prayers.

Relevant Radio is a popular Catholic radio station with a free App for those outside of the broadcast area.

Please visit the official website for the Diocese of Joliet and 
the Vatican.