Online Resources and Links of Interest

General Catholic Resources

Catechism of the Catholic Church Complete text of the catechism
Catholic Answers Answers to common questions about Catholicism, resource for apologetics
Catholic Culture Resources for living as a Catholic in a secular world, includes document library, Catholic website reviews, the liturgical year
Catholic Exchange Organization for Catholic information on the Internet seeking to create a global community of spiritual, cultural, and political transformation
Catholic Information Network General Catholic as well as papal and liturgical documents
Catholic Net Information center with the latest Catholic news
Catholic Online Catholic news, links to resources on liturgy, scripture, spirituality
Catholic Pages Search engine with links to material on sacraments, theology, scripture, saints
Catholics United for the Faith Links to catechetical resources, Church documents, answers to questions
Diocese of Richmond Website of the Diocese of Richmond, Virginia
Eternal Word Television Network Cable network featuring Catholic programming, website includes library of documents
Family Life Center International Site offering resources to support and promote traditional family life
Our Sunday Visitor Catholic newsweekly
Religion Online Theology, ethics, history and sociology of religion, pastoral care, homiletics, worship (not a specifically Catholic site)
U.S. Ordinariate for Former Anglicans Information on U.S. ordinariate established for ex-Anglicans seeking communion with the Catholic Church
United States Bishops U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops website
VIRTUS Program designed to educate teachers, parents, and other adults who interact with children about sexual abuse and provide information to help prevent abuse
Vatican Holy See’s official website
Vatican Information Service News service providing information about the Magisterium and the pastoral activities of the Holy Father and the Roman Curia
Zenit: The World Seen from Rome News agency covering— from the Church’s perspective—social, political, and religious topics at the center of public debate
Worship and Prayer

Adoremus Society promoting renewal of Catholic liturgy
Catholic Liturgical Calendar Liturgical guide from U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Catholic Mystics Guide to Catholic mystics through the ages
Catholic Spiritual Classics Texts of spiritual classics
Mass Times Provides times of liturgy around the country
New Liturgical Movement Articles on the liturgy and liturgical arts
Readings for Mass Mass lections and psalms for each day of the liturgical year (U.S. Catholic Bishops)
Retreats Online Links to retreat centers in U.S., all faiths
Saints Information on saints
Saints Information on saints
Universalis Provides Liturgy of the Hours for each day
Valley Cursillo Central Virginia Cursillo: Christians seeking to live out their faith in their everyday lives
Study

Catholic Bible Online Complete text of the New American Bible
Catholic Dictionary Online Definition of Catholic terms and identification of Catholic figures
Catholic Encyclopedia 1913 edition of the encyclopedia
Catholic Liturgical Library Liturgical documents, latest changes, participation in mass
Christian Classics Ethereal Library Christian books in electronic format, including works of Church Fathers
Code of Canon Law Complete text of the law of the Church
Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life) Encyclical of Pope John Paul II
Guide to Early Church Documents Canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers, and other historical texts relevant to Church history
Homily.Net Catholic homily collections in English and Spanish for each Sunday and feast
New Advent Catholic Rersources Documents of Church Fathers, Summa Theologica, Catholic Encyclopedia, links to other Catholic sites
Papal Encyclicals Online Archive of encyclicals and other papal documents from Pope Gregory XVI (1831-1846) to the present
Sacred Page Books and Gifts Bookstore and source for Christian gifts located at St. Francis Parish
St. Francis Parish Library Collection of nearly a thousand materials located on second floor of Assisi Hall
Theology Library Spring Hill College site, with links to sites on canon law, vocations, religious orders, Church history, saints
Social Justice and Mission

Apostolate for Family Consecration Apostolate promoting renewal of the world through renewal of the family
Catherine of Siena Institute Dominican organization with the goal of equipping lay Catholics for their mission to the world
Catholic Vote Lay organization affirming the dignity of the human person from conception until natural death, the traditional definition of marriage, and religious freedom
Commonwealth Catholic Charities Organization providing support in crisis as well as services to strengthen families and nurture children in central and southwestern Virginia
Mary’s House Ministry of St. Francis Parish, Staunton, Virginia, offering hope and help to pregnant women
National Pro-Life Alliance Organization with goal of passing legislation to protect the unborn from the moment of conception
The UnChoice Site providing information on the alleged choice, often coerced, of abortion and its aftermath
Virginia Catholic Conference Public policy advocacy organization of the bishops of Virginia
Publishers

Ascension Press  
Catholic Video Catholic DVDs and other media
Emmaus Road Publishing  
Ignatius Press  
New Hope Publications  
Sophia Institute Books  
St. Joseph Comunications