Great Websites Catholic Resourses

Catholic Resources

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS CATHOLIC RADIO

If you aren’t able to attend Mass daily, tune in to 101.7FM to hear Mass each morning at 8am from EWTN Chapel in Alabama and each weeknight at 9pm from St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo.

Have Faith Buffalo - Explore Catholic Life in your 20s and 30s.

Rediscover: By Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis

Real Life Catholic

Catholic Grandparents Association

Children’s Rosary

Buffalo Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Any Given Sunday Project

Virtual Tour of Our Lady of Victory Basilica

American Life League

Ladies of Charity

How to Pray

Queen of Peace Healing Ministry

 Catholic Biblical Studies

https://www.biblegateway.com

Catholic Bible Online

The Catechism of the Catholic Church - the Catechism online

The Code of Canon Law

Catholic Answers - great Catholic apologetic resources

National Catholic Register - national Catholic newspaper

Catholic Culture - Catholic news, events, articles and resources

Catholic Fidelity - great catholic resources on apologetics and more

Catholic First - loads of Catholic resources

Catholic Saints - data base on Catholic saints, patrons and  feast days

Ignatius Press - publisher of excellent Catholic books and DVD's  

Well known prayers - click HERE

Catholic Parents  http://catholicparents.org

Daily Mass Readings
http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/index.cfm

Catholic Hierarchy - Current and historical information about bishops and dioceses
www.catholic-hierarchy.org

Knights of Columbus- Home of the world's foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society
www.kofc.org

Catholic Cemeteries
www.buffalocatholiccemeteries.org

Catholic Health System
www.chsbuffalo.org

Compilation of WNY Catholic Ministries
www.wnyreligion.net

Diocesan Evangelization Site
www.evangelizebuffalo.org, partly funded by a grant from Our Sunday Visitor, includes resources, available programs, a video of faith stories,ideas for evangelization teams, one-on-one evangelization strategies, a selected bibliography and more. 

By Topic

APOLOGETICS


American Catholic - The homepage of the Franciscan magazine, St.Anthony Messenger, this site offers a sampler from e-cards to movie reviews tosaint of the day.
www.americancatholic.org

Catholic Answers - One of the largest Catholic lay apologetics site, it also offeres links to the original Catholic encyclopedia and This Rock magazine archives.
www.ccwny.org

Catholic Biblical Apologetics - This website surveys the origin and development of Roman Catholic Christianity from the period of the apostolic church, through the post-apostolic church and into the conciliar movement.
www.catholicapologetics.org

The Catholic Encyclopedia - This includes online text of the original 15volumes of history, teaching and general information from the 1917 Catholic Encyclopedia. It's excellent for historical research, but does not reflect modern thought or teaching.
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen

Catholic Online- A comprehensive site with news, links, saints, directories and Scripture. It offers and easily searchable database.
www.catholic.org

CHARITIES


Catholic Charities - Network of social service organizations in the United States
www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

Catholic Network of Volunteer Service - Listing of more than 200 volunteer opportunities in the United States and oversea.
www.cnvs.org

Catholic Relief Services - The official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic community.
www.crs.org

CULTURE


Catholic Culture - Information on Catholic life sponsored by Trinity Communications.
www.catholicculture.org

Catholic Forum- A forum and discussion area for Catholics.
www.catholicforum.com

EDUCATION


Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
www.accunet.org

Catholic Educator's Resource Center - Free resources for Catholic catechists
http://www.catholiceducation.org/index.html

Catholic Educator's Resource Center - Resource library of the Church's moral and social teachings
http://www.catholiceducation.org/index.html

Favorite Resources for Catholic Homeschoolers - Information for Catholic homeschoolers
www.love2learn.net

Ministry to Children
http://ministry-to-children.com/

Seton Home Study School -Largest Catholic home schooling program in the United States
www.setonhome.org

FINANCE


Veritas Financial Ministers - Financial advice from a faithful Catholic perspective
www.veritasfinancialministries.com

 

GENERAL CATHOLIC SITES


Catholic First- Prayers, saints, Scripture, Church teachings
www.catholicfirst.com

Catholic Treasury - Catholic beliefs, prayers, spiritual teaching
www.catholictreasury.info

Daily Gospel- The daily readings, psalm and saint of the day in a free, personalized email.
www.dailygospel.org

Vatican Information Service - The daily newsletter from the Holy See Press Office is available through free subscription. You can choose from several languages.
mlists.vatican.va/mailman/listinfo/visnews_en

Zenit -Daily news from the international news agency Zenit can be received via email subscription.
http://www.zenit.org/600?l=english

JUST FOR FUN


Catholic Doors - Midi music of favorite Catholic hymns
http://www.catholicdoors.com/musi2/index.htm

Fisheaters -Clean Catholic jokes
http://www.fisheaters.com/jokes.html

Greeting Cards- Free online e-cards with Catholic inspiration
www.catholicgreetings.org

LOCAL CATHOLIC MEDIA


Daybreak TV
www.daybreaktv.org

Pro Multis Catholic Book & Gift Center
www.promultis.com

Western New York Catholic Newspaper
www.wnycatholic.org

WLOF Catholic Radio
www.wlof.net

MARIAN


The Mary Page -Home of the largest collection of materials on Mary, from the University of Dayton in Ohio.
http://campus.udayton.edu/mary

Sodality of Our Lady
www.sodality.ie

MEDIA

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WNYCatholic Weekly Podcasts


Busted Halo - Online magazine for spiritual seekers in their 20s and 30s from the Paulists
www.bustedhalo.com

Our Sunday Visitor - Home of Our Sunday Visitor with news,information and archives
www.osv.com

Catholic Exchange - News, comments, reviews, movies, blogs from well-known authors
www.catholicexchange.com

Catholic News Service - The oldest and largest news service specializing inreporting on religion
www.catholicnews.com

Catholic World News - Global news coverage with Catholic emphasis
www.cwnews.com

EWTN Global Catholic Network - Site of the Eternal Word Television Network with TV,radio and library resources.
www.ewtn.com

Godspy -Online magazine covering politics, science, economy and the arts
www.godspy.com

Ignatius Press
www.ignatius.com

National Catholic Register
www.ncregister.com

U. S. Catholic- General interest magazine for American Catholics
www.uscatholic.org

The Vatican
http://www.youtube.com/vatican

Vatican News
http://www.news.va/en

Vatican Radio - Programs in 40 different languages from 61 different countries
www.vaticanradio.org

Zenit - The World Seen from Rome- International news agency focusing on the Vatican and the Church
www.zenit.org

NATIONAL LINKS


Catholic Families Web Site
www.domestic-church.com

Catholic Youth Web Site
http://www.ewtn.com/ewtnkids

EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network)
www.ewtn.com

New York State Catholic Conference
www.mycatholic.org

PRAYERS


Catholic Prayers - Nearly 3,000 Catholic prayers from ancient to modern times
http://www.catholicdoors.com/prayers/

Ebreviary -Daily Liturgy of the Hours
www.ebreviary.com

Novenas - Alist of 182 novenas on virtually every topic imaginable
http://www.catholicdoors.com/prayers/novena.htm

Universalis- Office of Readings(British website, so texts and feast days may differ somewhat from U.S. Texts)
www.universalis.com

RESEARCH


Biblia Clerus- Sacred Scripture, its interpretation in light of Sacred Tradition and the teachings of the magisterium with appropriate theological commentary andexegis.
http://www.clerus.org/bibliaclerus/index_eng.html

Catholic Liturgical Library - All things related to the Latin rite of the liturgy
www.catholicliturgy.com

Code of Canon Law - Entire code of canon law online
http://www.intratext.com/X/ENG0017.htm

CatholicHistory.net - History of Catholicism in the United States
www.catholichistory.net

Catholic Biblical Association of America - Association for scholarly study in Scripture
Cba.cua.edu

Papal Encyclicals - An extensive collection of papal encyclicals and other papal documents from the current pope back to Pope Honorius (1226)
www.papalencyclicals.net

RIGHT TO LIFE/NFP


Americans United for Life - Pro-Life information
www.aul.org

Couple to Couple League - Information on natural family planning
www.ccli.org

Human Life International - International pro-life organization
www.hli.org

National Right to Life - The ultimate goal of the National Right to Life Committee is to restore legal protection to innocent human life.
www.nrlc.org

Pure Love Club -Abstinence education from Catholic Answers
www.pureloveclub.com

SAINTS AND PLACES


Catholic Shrines - List of all Catholic shrines in the United States
www.catholicshrines.net

Divine Mercy- Information about the devotion to Divine Mercy
http://www.divinemercysunday.com/index.htm

Haglographies -Biographies of many of the saints of the Catholic Church
www.catholic.org/saints/stindex.php

Index of Patron Saints - Ideal for confirmation names
saints_sqpn.com

Lourdes - Official site of the shrine at Lourdes,with online prayer requests
www.lourdes-france.org/index.php?goto_centre=ru&contexte=en&id=405

Online Guide to Saint Benedict of Nursia - The life of St.Benedict and instruction on Benedictine theology and modern monasticism
www.e-benedictine.com

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas- Extensive information on Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City
www.sancta.org

SCRIPTURE


New American Bible - New American Bible online with search engine
http://www.usccb.org/bible.index.cfm

Prayer Text
www.liturgyhours.org

Scripture Catholic - Two thousand Scripture citations from the Old and New Testaments defend the Church's teachings
www.scripturecatholic.com

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology - Resources for Bible study from Scott Hahn
http://www.salvationhistory.com/home.cfm

SHOPPING


The Catholic Company - Books, gifts and statues that are uniquely Catholic
www.catholiccompany.com

Restored Traditions - Famous religious art work from great Catholic artists over the centuries
www.restoredtraditions.com

Sacred Silks- Art inspired by the sacred places of the world
www.sacredsilks.com

Stella Maris Books - Books, gifts, hard-to-find liturgical items, statues
www.stellamariscatholicbooks.com

SPECIALTY


Association of Hebrew Catholics - Designed to preserve the identity and heritage of Catholics of Jewish origin within the Church
Hebrewcatholic.org

Café Theology- Faith-sharing website for young Catholic adults
Cafetheology.org

Canon Law -Dr. Edward Peters' canon law resources
www.canonlaw.info Cantemusdomino - Resources for sacred liturgical music

Catholic Come Home - Ministry for fallen-away Catholics who wish to return to the Church
www.catholicscomehome.org

Catholics in the Military - Site for Catholics serving in the armed forces,their families and loved ones
www.missioncapodanno.org

Catholic Jobs- Job listings in Catholic organizations
www.catholicjobs.com

Catholic Match- Catholic singles and dating site
www.catholicmatch.com

Catholic Moms
www.CatholicMom.com

Catholic Youth Networking
- Networking site for Catholic youth
www.catholicyouth.freeservers.com

Courage -For men and women who wish to live chaste lives in accordance with the Church's teaching on homosexuality. There is a link to Encourage, a ministry for parents and siblings of people with same-sex attraction.
www.CourageRC.org

Dads.org -Site of St. Joseph's Covenant Keepers,a site for husbands and dads
www.dads.org

Family Life Center International - Articles on faith and family life with Catholic emphasis
www.familylifecenter.net

Mirror of Justice - Blog dedicated to Catholic legal theory.
www.mirrorofjustice.net

Your Aging Parent - Spiritual resources and information for Catholic caregivers
www.YourAgingParent.com

SPIRITUALITY


Adoration Chapel - A 24-hour webcam at St. Martin of Tours Church in Louisville, KY
Louisville-catholic.net/WebCameras/AdorationChapel/tabid/825/Default.aspx

Sacred Space- Online daily prayer and Scripture from the Irish Jesuits
www.sacredspace.ie

Mass Times - Times and places of Masses around the world
www.Masstimes.org

VOCATIONS


Christ the King Seminary
www.cks.edu
 

Diocese of Buffalo Vocations Office
www.buffalovocations.org

 

General Vocations Information
www.vocation.com

 

Religious Communities of Men in Buffalo
http://www.buffalodiocese.org/religiouscommunitiesofmen.aspx

 

Religious Communities of Women in Buffalo
http://www.buffalodiocese.org/religiouscommunitiesofwomen.aspx

 

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Vocations Website
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/vocations

 

Vocation Boom!
www.vocationboom.com