We intend to update this page to provide several helpful links to facilitate your access to major sources of information about the Church as well as sites dealing with Evangelization, Prayer, and Social Justice. Thank you.
United States Catholic Conference
This is the official website of the U.S. Catholic Bishops.
It offers links to every U.S. diocese as well as the Sunday liturgy readings
and movie reviews. Current news releases and official statements of the U.S. Bishops are offered.
This is an excellent research site.
The New York State Catholic Conference
This site is a source of information on the positions
of the New York State Bishops and the Church regarding pressing public policy issues of the day.
This is the official website of the Holy See. It
offers news and substantial information.
The Catholic Encyclopedia
The Catholic Encyclopedia gives users information on
the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine. An
The Catholic News Agency
CNA provides up to date information on the Church and issues of interest and concern to Catholics. Its Resources and Documents sections are fine resources for those who are searching for the texts of materials of practical use to Catholics or documents of the Church.
The goal of Zenit is to provide objective coverage of
events, documents, and issues emanating from or concerning the Catholic
A premiere Catholic site offering a wealth of information including daily news briefs provided by Catholic News Service of Washington, D.C.
The National Catholic Bioethics Center
The NCBC works closely with Bishops and Priests as a bioethical resource,
offering insights and documentation from a sound Catholic perspective on
many issues in bioethics. Resources at their website will be helpful
to people seeking counsel on complex issues related to the medical care of
their loved ones as well as to those who are seeking a more complete
understanding of the ethical teaching of the Church on the issues the Center
Maintained by a former Associate Director at the USCCB, this website
offers information about books and other resources that are available to
help Catholics integrate their faith into daily life. A variety of
links is also offered. A calendar of events involving Catholic offices
and institutions is included. A listing of Bishops’ conferences around
the world is given.
Courage is a Roman Catholic organization that ministers to those with same-sex attractions and their families.
The Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association offers
user-friendly resources to help Catholics bring the Good News of Jesus
Christ to inactive Catholics and those with no Church family.
This website by Claretian Publications gives busy parents ways to pass on their faith to their children. It also includes a weekly Monday morning e-mail meditation for parents.
This site reaches out particularly to Catholics who no longer practice or who are not sure about their Catholicism.
This site offers the scriptures of the day according to the Lectionary of
the Church. It offers easy links to prayer sites and scripture
This site originating in Ireland offers a daily meditation for Catholic
believers. It is intended to guide people through a short meditation
proper to the day while a person follows the process at his or her computer.
This is well adapted to busy individuals with today's needs.
The Carmelite Sisters of Indianapolis focus on a different news item each week and invite the viewer to pray the news through a series of reflections.
This site from the Jesuits at Creighton University gives reflections on daily liturgy readings, and a 34 week online Ignatian retreat.
Catholic Advocacy Network
The NYS Catholic Conference maintains the Catholic Advocacy Network through which members can make their ideas known to elected officials on a
variety of issues with substantial social implications for our society.
The link to the network is easy through the NYSCC site.
Network, a national Catholic Social Justice Lobby, educates, lobbies and organizes to influence the formation of federal legislation to promote economic and social justice.
This site offered by the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis's Office for Social Justice is a
useful social justice resource for Catholic education and parish social justice commission
Jesuit Refugee Service operated by the Jesuits.