American Catholic – The St. Anthony Messenger Press is proud to have received the prestigious First Place award for “Best Web Site” from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada. Since the earliest days of the Internet, AmericanCatholic.org has sought to spread the message of Jesus in the style of Sts. Francis and Anthony. As the best Catholic Web site, going into the new Millennium they will continue to offer the very best articles, Catholic information, daily meditations and the extremely popular Saint of the Day feature.
Ask A Catholic – formerly Christifideles Pizza and Theology Society, is a Catholic support group of orthodox lay Catholics loyal to the Holy See and the Church’s Magisterium whose primary interest is Catholic apologetics and evangelization. They answer questions and clarify misperceptions visitors have about what the Church teaches via e-mail, and meet periodically via pizza parties to address questions and concerns they have about the local Church in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
Catholic Answers is the largest Catholic apologetics and evangelization organization in North America. Their site is among the best and most comprehensive of the Catholics sites on the internet. It features a large library of online answer tracts, personal and insightful newsletters, a number of their popular booklets, and an audio archive of their popular radio programs “Catholic Answers Live” and “The Doctor is In.” This site is well worth frequent and extended visits.
Catholic Culture – Catholic Website Review
Catholic Educator’s Resource – … clear presentation of Catholic teachings, history, and … Catholic Education. Culture and Civilization. Facts and Misconceptions. History. Catholic Stories …
Catholic Exchange: Bringing Catholics Together – A non-profit web portal for Catholics that not only offers the news, sports, weather, and financial information you find on any quality portal out there, but a ton of Catholic content as well, much of it found no place else. a non-profit charity endeavoring “to evangelize the world via media with the Good News of Jesus Christ in the Catholic Church . . . in response to the need for greater catechesis and revival of the lay faithful in a time when materialism and relativism are marginalizing Biblical principles as the basis on which people make moral choices.” This is a very well designed site that is easy and fun to use. The columnists are some of the Church’s most respected authors. The wide variety of resources makes this site well worth a visit.
Catechetics Online is a site focused on providing resources for Catholic catechists. It seeks to “foster solidarity among Catholic catechists while offering a variety of resources and building community.” This well-designed site is a virtual powerhouse. It features online community forums and chatrooms, as well as catechetical, apologetical, spiritual, and general resources. The user can study the Church’s teachings, find pictures to use in class, learn the meaning of a Bible verse or look up Aquinas’ thoughts on baptism. With so many resources to choose from, this is a great site for all, catechists, non-catechists, and especially non-Catholics.
Catechetical Resources is an online community where catechists can come together and exchange thoughts and ideas as well as find support. While the site focuses on the Faith and Life and Image of God series, there is much more available. Also, all of the resources are topic and grade specific, making the site a good resource no matter what program you are using.
Catholic Poets and Writers – This website exists to help Catholic poets, writers or editors by providing information on researching, writing, and revising poems, articles, stories, and books from a Catholic perspective. A critique service is also available for reasonable fees.
Catholic Treasury is a personal website with the primary goal of making the works of saints, doctors of the Church and respected theologians available online. While many of these works are available on other sites, the webmaster has collected them in one place and reformated the works into shorter pages accessed through an outline, making them more easily read online, even on a slow internet connection. The site also offers a number of other resources on Catholicism and the Saints.
Catholic Way – the only Catholic website on the Christianity.com network. It is dedicated to true ecumenism and presents the Catholic faith as the fullness of Christianity and the Catholic Church as the home for every Christian. The site features many articles under the following headings: New Evangelization, Culture of Life, The Call to Holiness, Marriage and Family, New Springtime, and Catholic Content. This site provides a great resource for Catholics and non-Catholics alike and is well worth a visit.
CBCP – The official site of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines
Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi – Links to papal statements and documents, the Bible in different languages, news, sources, and art — Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel, Raphael, Vatican museums, and churches from around the world.
The Catholic Goldmine – Compiled by Chris Miller of St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. Topics include such things as apparitions, church documents, prayers and devotions, pro-life information, apologetics, Catholic radio, television, organizations/groups, schools, books on-line, bookstores, publishers, businesses, music links, religious art.
Catholic Information Network (CIN) – Apologetics, Around the World, Dioceses, Education, Adult, Education, Primary and Secondary, Español (Spanish), History of the Church, Internet Resources, Jubilee 2000 Links, Lent Links, Life Issues, Links, Recent Liturgy Links, Marian Sites, Marriage and Family, Natural Family Planning, Media, Organizations, Parishes, Prayer and Spirituality, Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimages, Social Teaching, Universities, Vocation, Webzines, Youth.
Catholic Internet Directory – From the Catholic Information Center on Internet. Topics include online books; commercial webs; church councils; early church writings; history, culture and exhibits; liturgy and worship; news bits; Catholic organizations; papal writings; the Pope; saints; Scripture; the Vatican.
Catholic.net – Features the latest news from Rome, articles from Catholic magazines, papal encyclicals, Church documents, and devotional services.
Catholic Online – Offers news, information, and services to the Catholic community. It is one of the largest Catholic internet operations in the world, and has been recognized internationally. A great deal of Catholic information is provided, and many outstanding organizations are hosted on the Catholic Online servers. Featured areas include Catholic news, saints and angels, education, media (including webcasting), hosting, online discussion, links to a “community” of Catholic sites, and sales.
The Crossroads Initiative – A ministry of Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio, is a Catholic apostolate of renewal and evangelization. Dr. D’Ambrosio is an author for the weekly Our Sunday Visitor column “This Liturgy of Ours”, and he has done a series for EWTN on the Early Church Fathers.The site itself features a wide range of resources, including a library of documents, a section on the Eucharist, and a database of articles. The subjects covered are extensive, from the year of the Eucharist to the Theology of the Body, from prayer to how to deal with daily trials, from marriage and sexuality to parenting and Christian family life.
eCatholicism.org – Joe Cece’s site covering different areas of Catholic life and faith. “Each week we bring you the best Internet resources for information regarding Faith Formation, Family Ministry, Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Social Outreach, Justice/Peace and Prayer & Reflection.”
EWTN – Not really a directory but contains links to a number of Catholic sites and a searchable library of thousands of articles. All material and links consistently conform to Mother Angelica’s vision of Catholicism.
First Things – the Journal of Religion and Public Life, published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society
Human Life International is the largest international, pro-life, pro-family, pro-woman organization in the world. They not only fight the evils of abortion, contraception, sex education and family breakdown, but also bring the good news of the Gospel of Life to the whole world. In many countries, HLI is the pro-life movement. This site is an excellent online pro-life resource from one of the greatest pro-life organizations in the world.
NCCBUSCC – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States. The purpose of the Conference is “to promote the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place.”
New Advent – Catholic Encyclopedia; Quick Questions; Other Religions; Church Fathers; List of Popes; Summa Theologica; Quizzes & Humor; Miscellaneous; Offsite Links;Tracts.
The Holy See – This is the Vatican’s own website. In one of six languages, you can learn about the workings of the different Vatican offices, keep up with the activities of the Pope, and read current and past documents issued by popes and Roman offices
Resources for Catholic Educators – Don’t be misled by the title. This is a wonderful collection of sites gathered by Gilles Côté, Religious Education Coordinator of Immaculata Regional High School in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Topics include: Apologetics, Art, Articles, Bible Study, Bishops, Books, Catholic Directories, Catholic Organizations, Catholic Rites, Catholic Web Sites, Christian Sites, Christology, Church Documents, Church History, Church News, Cults, Drama and Music, Ecumenism, Family Life, Famous Catholics, History – General, Homily, Humor, Liturgical Seasons, Liturgy, Magazines, Reviews, Journals, Monasticism, Moral Issues, Mystics and Mysticism, Philosophy, Pope John-Paul II, Prayer, Publishers and Suppliers, RCIA, Reference, Religious Communities, Religious Education, Sacraments, Saints, Science and Christianity, Social Justice and Peace, Storytelling, Theology, Videos, Women in the Church, World Religions, Youth Ministry, Unclassified, Vatican, Sites en français
Theological Resources on the Web – Woodstock Theological Center Links. Links to Official Catholic Sites. Academic Sites: Ethics. Academic Sites: heology. Jesuit Information Sites. Other Theological/Religious Sites. Publications.
Theological Studies Resources – Excellent collection prepared by the Department of Theological Studies Loyola Marymount University. Topics: General & Catholic Resources, Bible & Scripture, History of Christianity, Liturgy & Sacraments, Moral Theology & Social Ethics, Pastoral Theology, Spirituality & Prayer, Systematic Theology, World Religions
Theology Library – The most comprehensive resources on theology on the net.
The Word Among Us is a monthly devotional magazine for Catholics. They self-describe their mission thus: “to encourage Christians to know the love of God in a practical and personal way. Following the daily Mass readings, it is our hope that the Spirit will ‘enlighten the eyes of our hearts’ (Ephesians 1:18) so that we may know Jesus more deeply through prayer, Scripture, and the teachings of the Church.” Along with select featured articles from each month’s magazine, the site includes resources such as Bible study lessons, timeless stories about Catholic saints and other Christian heroes, guidance on marriage and family, and much more
Zenit – is a non-profit international news agency, made up of a team of professionals and volunteers who are convinced of the extraordinary richness of the Catholic Church’s message, particularly its social doctrine. ZENIT belongs to Innovative Media Inc., a non-profit organization based in New York. Its objective is to inform readers about the “world seen from Rome,” with professionalism and faithfulness to the truth. The aim is to look at the modern world through the messages of the Pope and the Holy See, to inform others about the happenings of the Church in the world, and about the topics, debates and events that are especially interesting to Christians worldwide.