Knowledge of the Faith

There is a tremendous amount of information about the universal church on the Vatican website, as well as links to the Vatican Museums, the Vatican Library and the Vatican Archives.

The website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops offers Catholic news, information about national Catholic programs, movie and television reviews as well as the texts of statements of the US bishops. The site also includes the full text of the Catholic Catechism.

The official website of the Sadlier Company, whose texts we use in our children’s religious education program, supports the faith formation of religious education teachers (catechists), families and children.

Franciscan Media is a non-profit ministry of the Franciscan friars. On this site you will find reliable information about the Catholic and Christian faith, including features such as Saint of the Day and Catholic News.

Thought provoking articles about our Catholic faith can be found on the US Catholic: Faith in Real Life website.

The New Advent site contains current news items and blogs, letters, speeches and books from the earliest Christians and an online version of the Knox Bible. The site also contains an online edition of the original Catholic Encyclopedia, published in 1913. The current edition was published in 2002 jointly by the Catholic University of America and the Gale Group and is not available online.

Busted Halo, produced by the Paulist Fathers, is an online magazine for seekers whose homepage says it all: “Faith Shared Joyfully”. One of its helpful features is the Daily Jolt with its associated Microchallenge.