Catholic Links

Daily Mass Readings

http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/index.cfm

Official Catholic Sites

The Holy See- All major Church documents, papal writings, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, art and even "secret" archives can be found here. The search engine is a bit cumbersome, and not all documents are available in English, but it's still the first place for all things Catholic.

www.vatican.va

U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops - The official site of the U. S. Catholic bishops includes an online Bible, the Catechism,publications, movie reviews and more.

www.usccb.org

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

Diocesan Resources

Buffalo Diocese

www.buffalodiocese.org

Catholic Cemeteries

www.buffalocatholiccemeteries.org

Catholic Charities

www.ccwny.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. 

Other Sites of Interest

Apologetics

Local Catholic Media

Saints and Places

Charities

Local Schools

Scripture

Culture

Marian

Shopping

Education

Media

Specialty

Finance

National Links

Spirituality

General Catholic Sites

Prayers

Vocations

It's in the Mail

Research

 

Just for fun

Right to Life/NFP

 

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

 

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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

 


It's in the Mail

Another way to obtain your daily Catholic fix is through email. Typically you are asked to subscribe by filling out a form with your email address. Then the information is automatically sent to your email box every morning.

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

 

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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

 

Pope Benedict Fan Club Just what it says - a fan club for the pope

www.popebenedictxvifanclub.com

 

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

 

Local Schools

Canisius High School

www.canisiushigh.org

 

Cardinal O'Hara High School

www.cardinalohara.org

 

Holy Angels Academy

www.holyangelsacademy.org

 

Kenmore-Tonawanda School District

http://www.kenton.k12.ny.us/kenton/site/default.asp

 

Mount St. Mary Academy

www.msmacademy.org

Nardin

www.nardin.org

 

 

Niagara Catholic

www.niagaracatholic.org

 

Niagara Wheatfield

www.nwcsd.k12.ny.us/

 

North Tonawanda City Schools

http://www.ntschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

 

Sacred Heart Academy

http://www.sacredheartacademy.org/

 

St. Christopher

http://school.saintchris.org/

 

St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute

www.sjci.com

 

Sweet Home

http://www.sweethomeschool.org

 

Tonawanda High School

http://www.tonawandacsd.org/ths/site/default.asp

 

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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

 

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Media

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

 

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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

 

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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

HolyArt.com - wide range of spiritual goods. 

http://www.holyart.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

 

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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