Links and Apps

Links and Apps for Resources, Formation, Outreach and Spiritual Growth

Holy Family wants to provide a list of links and apps for resources, formation, outreach and spiritual growth that either the parish staff utilizes regularly, our ministries work with to help those in our community who need assistance, or information that we feel might be of interest to our parishioners. This is not an exhaustive list and there are many additional great resources out there. We hope you are able to use this page to assist your spiritual needs.

Diocesan Website – Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph

Missouri Catholic Conference – Public Policy Agency for Missouri Catholics

The United Stated Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Apostolate of the Laity – As Promulgated by Pope Paul VI

Charities | Ministries

Bishop Sullivan Center – Inspired by Christian faith, Bishop Sullivan Center shows God’s love to people in financial hardship by providing food, help in finding jobs and other aid

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Providing a Wide Range of Social Services

Clay County Clothes Closet – Assists those in Clay County, Mo. with clothing needs

Journey to New Life – Works with the incarcerated to overcome roadblocks and successfully re-enter the community

Love INC of Clay County – Brings Christian Churches Together to Serve the Poor

Ronald McDonald Longfellow House – The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities is to reduce the burden of childhood illness on children and their families

Faith Formation

Office of Catechesis and Faith Formation – Diocesan Program of Lay Formation/Adult Education and Discipleship

Cardinal Newman Society – To promote and defend faithful Catholic education

Catechism – Catechism of the Catholic Church

Family | Grief | Marriage | Separation | Senior Care

Catholic Cemeteries – A list of Catholic cemeteries in the Kansas City-St. Joseph area

Family Life Offices – Support of all family-related matters, including grief resolution for death, divorce, separation

For Your Marriage – An initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Senior Care Assisted Living Resources - A guide to provide seniors and their loved ones with information on the cost of senior care in Kansas City, available area programs, and other helpful resources

Senior Care Longterm Care Resources - Financial Aid and Care Resources for Long Term Senior Care

Senior Home Downsizing Information

Job Postings from Parishioners

Immediate openings:
Med4Home, 108th & N Congress
Warehouse Distribution and Call Center positions 
Good benefits and chance for advancement
Jobs listed on Indeed
5 days a week, generally 8:30 to 5:30 pm

News Sources | Information | Editorial

American Catholic – A Roman Catholic site from the Franciscans

American Magazine – The Jesuit Review

Catholic Key – Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph

Crisis Magazine– A voice for the faithful Catholic Laity

The Word Among Us – A Catholic Devotional Magazine Based on the Daily Mass Readings


Bread 4 Today – Redemptorists of Australia and New Zealand; available on iOS, Android

Catholic ‘Apptitude’ – A Variety of Catholic Smart Phone Apps

CatholicTV iPhone/iPad App – Variety of Programming to Spread the Message of Jesus Christ

CatholicTV Android – Variety of Programming to Spread the Message of Jesus Christ

iBreviary – Liturgy of the Hours, Daily Readings, Catholic Prayers and Rituals; available on iOS, Android

 – For iPhone/iPad/iPod and Online (Requires Subscription)

The Pope App – Photos, Videos, Transcripts, Schedule, News; available on iOS, Android

Daily Scripture Resources

For full access to these resources, subscriptions may be required. Some are free.

Creighton University Daily Reflections – Provided by Faculty, Staff and Administrators

Daily Readings Audio – From the New American Bible

Daily Reflections Video – From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Give Us This Day – Daily Prayer for Today’s Catholic

Living With Christ – The Word of God, Daily Prayer and the Bread of Life

Magnificat – Pray With the Church Each Day

Today’s Readings – Today’s Readings from the New American Bible

Websites – Variety of Programming to Spread the Message of Jesus Christ

Dynamic Catholic – Dedicated to re-energizing the Catholic faith

Magis Center – Exploring the Connection Between Reason and Faith

New American Bible – The Complete New American Bible

Our Catholic Prayers
 – An Oasis of Graces

Silent Insight – Daily Catholic Meditations for Faith, Listening and Peace

Seven Last Words of Christ – An Online Meditation for Lent

Three-Minute Retreat – Loyola Press

Today’s Readings
 – Daily Mass Scripture