Resources

Helpful Links

The Vatican (Holy See)http://w2.vatican.va/content/vatican/en.html     Official website for The Vatican.

US Conference of Catholic Bishopshttp://usccb.org/     Official site for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Albanyhttp://www.rcda.org    Official website for the Diocese of Albany

Catholic School in the Albany Diocese – http://www.higherpoweredlearning.org/     Looking for information on Catholic Schools in the area?  Check out this helpful site!

Today’s Bible Readingshttp://www.usccb.org/bible/     Gathered from the USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) website, get the readings for today and any date you are looking for.  Just click on the link and then click on Today’s Reading.

New American Biblehttp://www.usccb.org/bible/books-of-the-bible/index.cfm     Read the New American Bible online.  It’s as easy as choosing the book and verse you want to read and offers insight into difficult and parallel text as you are reading.

Saint of the Dayhttp://www.americancatholic.org/Features/SaintofDay/     A feature from The American Catholic site that gives you the Saint of the Day to learn about.

The Evangelisthttp://www.evangelist.org/     The Evangelist is the weekly newspaper put out by the Diocese of Albany.  Keep up to date on everything going on in our Diocese.  If you are not currently getting a subscription at home, and would like to, let Stephanie know in the office and she can get you signed up!

America Catholichttp://www.americancatholic.org/    Home of the online editions of St. Anthony Messenger and other Catholic features, is a service of Franciscan Media (formerly known as St. Anthony Messenger Press), in Cincinnati, Ohio. The first issue of St. Anthony Messenger magazine was published by the Franciscan friars of Cincinnati on June 1, 1893. Over the decades it grew into one of the principal Catholic family magazines in the United States. In 1970, in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, the magazine expanded into Franciscan Media, which has become one of America’s largest publishers of popular, inspirational and educational Roman Catholic spirituality resources. These include books, audiobooks, and e-books.

Catholic Onlinehttp://www.catholic.org/     Only Catholic Online, located at www.catholic.org, gives the largest and broadest population of Catholics worldwide easy access to comprehensive, educational and timely information about Catholicism, and provides a range of easy methods to integrate their faith into their daily lives. The mission of Catholic Online (COL) is to accurately represent the Catholic religion: its “past” and present. Today, Catholic Online provides over five million pages of content including the largest online historical and biblical database about the Catholic Church including comprehensive information about over 7,000 Catholic saints and comprehensive online scriptures from all books of the Old and New Testament.

Mass Times for Travelershttp://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/     Going out of town?  Use this website to help you find churches close to where you will be with their mass times so that you can plan ahead and not miss Mass!

Catholics Come Homehttp://www.catholicscomehome.org/     Catholics Come Home, Inc. is an independent, non-profit Catholic apostolate that creates effective and compassionate media messages and broadcasts them nationally and internationally, in order to inspire, educate and evangelize inactive Catholics and others, and invite them to live a deeper faith in Jesus Christ, in accord with the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.

Father’s For Goodhttp://www.fathersforgood.org/en/index.html     Fathers for Good is an initiative for men by the Knights of Columbus.  Whether you are a seasoned dad, a new dad, a dad to be, or a single guy wanting to know more about fatherhood, this Web site is for you.

Pflaum (used in Faith Formation) – www.pflaum.com     Pflaum Publishing Group is a national educational publishing and media company exclusively serving the K-12 education market. Pflaum publishes a wide range of materials for Catholic religious education including the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies Faith Formation Program for preschool through grade 8, which we use in our Faith Formation program.

Loyola Presshttps://www.loyolapress.com/     Loyola Press is much more than a publishing company. As a Jesuit Ministry, they strive to help you find God in all things and develop a deep, personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  Popular items on this site include: 3-Minute Retreats, Sunday Connection, Daily Inspiration, Saints Biographies, and Loyola Press Shop

Matthew Kellyhttp://dynamiccatholic.com/     At The Dynamic Catholic Institute they believe that millions of ordinary Catholics want to be involved in a movement that provides a game-changing strategy for the Church today.  They are passionate about finding a way for every Catholic to play a role in the great renewal that everyone knows the Catholic Church desperately needs.

Getting married in the church? Check out http://www.foryourmarriage.org/     an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.