Catholic Answers – Catholic Answers, one of the largest lay apologetics sites, offers news, links and information.
Catholic Q and A - Questions and answers about multiple aspects of the faith.
Pure Love Club – Designed for youth and young adults, this site explains the virtue of chastity and abstinence until marriage. Provides answers to frequently asked questions and links to other resources.
Catechetical Resources – Catechetical materials for Catholics from preschool to adult.
Call to Discipleship – An e-resource for adolescent catechesis offers a calendar and Bible search.
Love2Learn – Site offers what it calls “favorite resources for Catholic homeschoolers and others who “love to learn”.www.love2net.com
Family Life Center International – Articles and resources are provided on parenting – from the terrible twos on up to the teenage years. Includes information for Catholic married couples as well as Catholic singles, working to build or strengthen their Catholic family. www.familylifecenter.net
CatholicMom.com – Faith, family and fun from a Catholic perspective are all discussed here in the form of podcasts and articles from various columnists and contributors.
American Catholic – The St. Anthony Messenger homepage provides one-minute meditations, reflections on the saint of the day and links to the latest Catholic news.
Catholic.net – Web apostolate directed by the Legionnaires of Christ and Regnum Christi Movement aims to equip Catholics with information on their faith.
Catholic Online – news and information on a wide range of topics of interest to Catholics, including saints, vocations and prayers. www.catholic.org
Love and Marriage
For Your Marriage – this imitative of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops includes tips, quizzes, a blog, resources andadvice on how couples can prepare and care for marriages.
Catholic Match – Touting itself as the largest website for Catholic singles, this site claims to offer more than just matchmaking, but rather provides an online community for singles.
EWTN Global Catholic Network – EWTN, one of the largest religious media networks in the world, transmits programming 24 hours a day to homes in 144 countries. Site is home to the Eternal Word Television Network with TV, radio, and library sources.
Our Sunday Visitor – Home of Our Sunday Visitor, with news, information and archives.
The Catholic Company – the world’s leading Catholic storeic .
The Holy See – this is the first stop for all major official Church documents, papal writings, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, art and even “secret” archives. The search engine is a bit cumbersome, and not all documents are available in English, but vast resources and services are featured.
Pope 2 You – Staying connected with the pope just got easier! The Vatican has compiled multimedia applications to Facebook, YouTube, iPhone and WikiCath, so you can receive up to date information about the pope, and even messages from Pope Benedict XVI. www.pope2you.net
US Conference of Catholic Bishops – The official site of the US Catholic bishops includes an online Bible, the Catechism, publications, movie reviews and more.
St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology – includes research and study tools, from books and publications to multimedia and online programming.
Bible Gateway – Allows you to search various versions and translations of the Bible.
eBreviary – Site provides a daily listing of Liturgy of the Hours.
Mass Times – lists mass times for parishes throughout the world.
Real Presence Eucharistic and Adoration Association – Information on the source and summit of the Catholic faith, including links to adoration chapels with webcams so computer users can take a moment or two to pray before the Blessed Sacrament. www.therealpresence.org
Apostleship of Prayer – Join tens of millions of other Catholics committed to praying a daily offering for the salvation of all people, for the monthly intentions of the Holy Father and for the intentions of all Apostles of Prayer.
Rosary Army – Make them. Pray them. Give them away.
Catholic charities - a network of social service organizations lists various volunteer and charitable giving opportunities.www.catholiccharitiesusa.org
Catholic Relief Services - The official humanitarian agency of the US Catholic community lists relief organizations and ways to get involved internationally.
International Catholic Stewardship Council - designed to promote Christian stewardship as a way of life, this site offers information on conferences and provides an extensive list of stewardship publications, professional firms and Catholic associations. www.catholicstewardship.com/en/index.cfm
Religious Vocation Network – site allows you to navigate volunteer opportunities or search for vocations by first quizzing your preferences with the “Vocation Match” tool.
Catholics on Call – Assists young adults in reflecting on god’s call in their lives. Reaches out to men and women who may be considering the possibility of a life of service in the Church as a lay minister or Religious.
Cloistered & Monastic Communities – Developed to bring attention to cloistered and monastic communities, this site is for anyone discerning the call, “A day within the walls…” offers insights into cloistered communities and “testimonies” reveal stories about how some Religious chose to answer their call.
Year of the Priest
Vatican Year of the Priests page – Vatican’s web page for the jubilee year provides links to audiences and meetings where Pope Benedict XVI has discussed the priesthood, along with links to Vatican documents on the priesthood.www.vatican.va/special/anno_sac/index_en.html
Hot Catholic Blogs
CNS Blog – Catholic News Service offers links to interesting stories at cnsblog.wordpress.com
Catholic and Enjoying It – Mark Shea comments on a multitude of topics at markshea.blogspot.com
There's a Catholic App for that
A list of popular applications for your iPhone.
- iBreviary – if you want to pray and listen to the Liturgy of the Hours, but you’ve left your breviary at home….
- iPocket Bible – if you want to read Scripture passages or make a quick reference to the Bible…
- iConfess – if you haven’t been to confession for a while and need help with the examination of conscience…
- iRosary – if you want to pray the Rosary and need a listing of the mysteries…
- Patron Saints and Candles – if you have a patron saint that you turn to in times of need and want to light a candle to him…
- iMissal – if you’re looking for the liturgical calendar, order of the mass, Scripture verses or prayers…
- Catholic Celebrations – if you’re wondering when a particular feast day takes place…
- Popes – if you can’t seem to remember which pope followed which…