Congress Catholic Resource Links Page

Compiled expressly for the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress
held at the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center
by the
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Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese


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Latest updates: January 05, 2017

This page of web links is in no way an exhaustive list of Catholic Internet sites. (Though here you will find some links that come close!) This is meant only to provide examples of what can be found on the World Wide Web. Other pages worth noting from the same site are indented.

Information presented here is alphabetical (by title) under the following categories and is in the following format:
 

Title of Web Page

A hyperlink to the page. The link title comes from the web page title

http://www.RECongress.org   

The URL is printed below (only for hard copy convenience)

Site description

Site descriptions are compiled and written by the Congress Tech Center, which is not responsible for missing or incorrect links.



Catholic Resources on the Internet

Or check out popular search engines (Yahoo!, Alta Vista, etc.)

American Catholic - A Roman Catholic Church site from the Franciscans
http://www.AmericanCatholic.org
AmericanCatholic.org draws from the family magazine, St. Anthony Messenger, offers a variety of  features, like Saint of the Day and Minute Meditations.

Archdiocese of Los Angeles
http://www.la-archdiocese.org/
Homepage for the L.A. Archdiocese - and home to the Religious Education Congress!

Bank of Catholic Moral Theology Questions
http://www.boshf.org/moraltheologybank
Brother Malcolm Melcher’s "Bank" of Catholic questions for use in extra drill work, for quizzes, for tests and for examinations in a variety of different religion courses. For Moral Theology this project has grown to over 600 questions.

Bank of Catholic Bible Questions
http://www.boshf.org/biblebank
A second religion bank of religious test questions on the Bible, composed of over 900 Old Testament/New Testament questions.

Boutique Baptism
http://www.boutiquebaptism.com
Founded in 2013, an online boutique focusing on christening and baptismal clothes for kids, owned and operated by Michael Hall in Portland, Oregon.

Busted Halo
http://www.bustedhalo.com/
BustedHalo.com features stories, reviews, interviews, faith guides, commentaries, audio clips, discussions and connections to retreat, worship and service opportunities.

Catechism of the Catholic Church
http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/_INDEX.HTM
The Catechism of the Catholic Church is an official summary of the teachings of the Catholic faith.

CatholiCity!
http://www.catholicity.com/
Everything Catholic -- from novels to audio tapes, chat, marketplace, and lots of links.

Catholic.net
http://www.catholic.net/
Catholic.net is successor site to the Catholic Information Center on the Internet (CICI), one of the pioneering Catholic web sites since its inception in 1995.

Catholic Answers
http://www.catholic.com/
Catholic Answers is one of the nation’s largest lay-run apostolates of Catholic apologetics and evangelization. 

Catholic Biblical Apologetics
http://www.catholicapologetics.org/
Resource to answer the questions: "What does the Roman Catholic Church teach about ...? ... and why?"

Catholic Climate Covenant
http://catholicclimatecovenant.org/
The Catholic Coalition on Climate Change site to inform about the climate change and what we can do.

The St. Francis Pledge
http://catholicclimatecovenant.org/the-st-francis-pledge/
A pledge for all Catholics to communities to reduce our carbon footprint and care for God’s Creation

Catholic Culture
http://www.catholicculture.org/
CatholicCulture.org is Trinity Communications' site providing Catholic editorials, news and commentary.

The Catholic Calendar Rosary Page
http://www.easterbrooks.com/personal/calendar/rosary/
Online aid designed and created by Bob & Linda Easterbrooks  to pray the Rosary, (personal@easterbrooks.com)

Catholic Dating Sites
http://www.catholicdatingsites.net/
Independent reviews of Catholic dating websites online, also offering the "Top 100 Date Movies for Catholic Singles," and the "8 First Date Questions to Know if He’s the One."

Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/
The Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913 was an unofficial encyclopedia designed for Catholics, and has many articles on Catholic beliefs, practices, saints, and organizations. (More recent encyclopedias are available in many libraries, but are not freely readable online due to copyright.)

Catholic Exchange
http://www.catholicexchange.com/
Catholic Exchange was organized exclusively for religious, charitable and educational purposes. It is endeavoring to evangelize the world via the media.

The Catholic Goldmine
http://www.catholicgoldmine.com/
After Christopher Miller's Catholic Goldmine finally went offline in April 2006, it was resurrected by The Catholic Company in 2007.

Catholic Goldmine Resources  •  #1   •  #2  •  #3  •  #4  •  #5
Catholic #1 Goldmine (Resources)
Downloadable handouts on all areas of the Catholic faith, provided by St. Mary's Catholic Church of Piscataway in Clinton, Maryland

Catholic Hierarchy
http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/
Though this site by David M. Cheney is not officially sanctioned, it lists current and historical information about the Catholic bishops and dioceses around the world, including the popes, sees and events in the Church worldwide.

Catholic Information Center on Internet
http://www.catholic.net/
The Catholic Information Center on Internet hosts directory of Catholic publications and media, diocesan and pro-life directories, and the Catholic Internet Directory™

Catholic Information Network
http://www.cin.org/
Catholic Information Network (CIN) offers a free exchange of news, information and discussion, providing Catholic electronic evangelization since 1987.

The Catholic Internet Directory
http://www.catholic-church.org/cid/
The fruition of a lot of hard work by editor Tim DeRyan, this is the online version of the P J Kenedy Catholic Directory.

Catholic Match
http://www.catholicmatch.com
Their temperament test is rooted in both natural law and Gospel values (instead of scientific fact or New Age philosophy) to help members understand the temperament God gave them and their future spouse, while leaving room for sacramental grace to impact both behavior and spiritual maturity.

Catholic Media House
http://vimeo.com/catholicmedia
Catholic Media House provides a huge selection of downloadable Catholic Christian media for projection onto the big screen.

Catholic Online
http://www.catholic.org/
Catholic Online began as a CompuServe Forum and now contains over 5 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.

Catholic-Pages
http://www.catholic-pages.com/
Run as a personal web by a young Australian family, the site offers search, discussion boards and some Catholic humor.

Catholic Singles.com
http://www.catholicsingles.com/
They claim a huge database of Los Angeles Catholic singles with the highest number of religious singles online and diverse Catholic members from which to choose.

Catholic Singles Network
http://www.catholicsinglesnetwork.com/
Catholic Singles Network is a Catholic lay ministry that introduces good Catholic men and women to each other, based on their common interests and positive values. They note it is a "friendship service," not a marriage brokerage organization.

Catholic Travel Centre
http://www.gocatholictravel.com/
Burbank, Calif-based company offers customized religious group travel tours, including special interest tours, choir tours and the Oberammergau Passion Play.

CatholicWeb.com
http://www.catholicweb.com/
CatholicWeb.com offers online resources for Catholic dioceses, churches, schools, organizations and individuals interested in the Catholic faith, and also provides Catholic churches with free Web site hosting and E-mail service.

Catholic Youth Apostles
http://www.youthapostles.com/
Catholic Youth Ministry for the New Millennium

Center for Concern
http://www.igc.org/coc/
The Center of Concern works with international networks promoting analysis on social justice issues.

Center for Ministry Development
http://cmdnet.org
Offers "FaithWays" resource; also website offers features and resources

Christus Rex
http://www.christusrex.org/
Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi's busy page has links to prayers and Holy Land images.

Code of Canon Law
http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG1104/_INDEX.HTM
The Code of Canon Law is an official compendium of the primary disciplinary rules and regulations of the Church as a whole.

DiscountBible.com
http://www.discountbible.com/bible-store/SF.html
Online store offers Bibles, CDs, DVDs, MP3s, audio Bibles and Bible software along with games and gifts; also used and blemished discounts.

Fr. B's Catholic Corner
http://showcase.netins.net/web/frburkle/
Home to information on sacraments, prayers and Q&A, and Jubilee 2000 pages.

eCatholicism.org
http://www.ecatholicism.org/
eCatholicism.org, owned and maintained by Joe Cece, is an outgrowth of his work over a period of years as the About.com Guide to Christianity - Catholicism.

The Holy See Vatican Web Page
http://www.vatican.va
The official page of the Vatican. It's interesting to note that the Vatican web site posts Vatican documents on line as soon as possible. The document on the laity was posted shortly after it was released.

The Holy See - Jubilee 2000
http://www.vatican.va/jubilee_2000/pju_en.htm
Documents, a calendar of events and online editions of "Tertium Millennium"

Joan of Arc - Maid of Heaven - Site Map
http://www.maidofheaven.com/maidofheaven_sitemap.asp
Site dedicated to the life of Saint Joan of Arc (Jehanne d'Arc) with pages covering the history of the life of Joan of Arc. 

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
http://www.schrockguide.net/
Previously with her Guide to Educators on discovereducation.com, educational technologist Kathy Schrock's page of resources, especially her evaluation surveys, one each at the elementary, middle and secondary levels for evaluating critically a web page.

MinistryLink Homepage
http://www.csbsju.edu/sot/MinistryLink/
MinistryLink, an online database of Church employment opportunities sponsored by Saint John's School of Theology & Seminary, posts jobs available, job seekers and volunteer organizations.

MyCatholicVoice.com
http://www.mycatholicvoice.com/
Launched in February 2008, MyCatholicVoice is an online Catholic resource for personal inspiration and community ministry. Designed to capture, organize and share photos, audo and video of the Catholic Church, the site features a broad range of current and historical material.

National Catholic Partnership on Disability
http://www.ncpd.org/
Established in 1982 to implement in parishes and dioceses throughout the United States the 1978 Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on Persons with Disabilities.

National Conference of Catholic Bishops
www.usccb.org/
The NCCB and the USCC oversee the the spectrum of domestic Catholic concerns.

News Releases

Daily Readings
 

National Society for Volunteer Catechists
http://www.catechist.com/nsvc.php
Catechist Magazine with the University of Dayton has set up a support site for people involved with their Catechist Formation Program; it posts articles and information on additional resources.

New Advent
http://www.newadvent.org/
New Advent is a Colorado-based organization that uses the Web to spread the Catholic faith; hundreds of books, sermons, letters, and other works from the first eight centuries of the Church, also a Catholic Encyclopedia.

New American Bible - USCCB
www.usccb.org/bible/
The New American Bible is the official Bible translation used for liturgies in the United States.

Once Catholic
http://www.OnceCatholic.org
Franciscan site (Cincinnati province) works with online counselors, addressing the eight reasons U.S. bishops have cited for people leaving the Church, including abortion, divorce, conflicts with priests, etc.

Online Seminary Schools
http://onlineseminaryschools.org
Information about how seminary schools work, what to expect once enrolled, and how to make the most of your learning experience.

Parishes Online
http://www.ParishesOnline.com
Searchable online directory of dioceses and Catholic churches with Mass times, etc.  Search by pastor name as well.

RCNet - A Catholic Network
http://www.rc.net
Links to Christian resources; RCNet hosts home pages free of charge to Catholic parishes and schools.

Saint Mary's Press
http://smp.org/
Offers resources, especially their "H.E.L.P" series

Theologika
http://www.theologika.net/
Book, audio and video suggestions from trusted authorities in theology, philosophy, religious studies, and the social and behavioral sciences.

U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops (NCCB/USCC)
http://www.nccbuscc.org/
Official site of the Catholic Bishops of the United States (National Conference of Catholic Bishops/U.S. Catholic Conference)

Vatican Exhibit Main Hall
http://sunsite.unc.edu/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/Main_Hall.html
The Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit with a number of virtual exhibit rooms from which to choose.



Catholic Resources on Search Engines

Current listings of Catholic resources by popular search engines.
Linked and listed alphabetically, followed by a sample link of an actual search.

AltaVista Main Page
http://www.altavista.com/


Catholic Search
http://catholicsearch.net/
 

Catholic Surf
http://www.catholicsurf.com/
 

CNET
http://www.cnet.com/


Everything Catholic
http://www.everythingcatholic.com/
 

Excite
http://www.excite.com/
                      or go right to a search for "catholic publishing"
                    Excite Search Results: catholic publishing

Google
http://www.google.com/
 

Wikipedia - Catholicism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic

Yahoo!
http://www.yahoo.com/ 
 



  Catholic Organizations & Clubs

Information primarily based on Organizations in the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

ACTHEALS (formerly the Association of Christian Therapists)
http://www.ACTheals.org
International, ecumenical association providing resources and support to Christian healthcare professionals, clergy and associates.

AIDS COUNCIL
http://www.la-archdiocese.org/org/HIV
Parish-based training provided for education and pastoral care. Coordinated annual events for AIDS Walks and World AIDS Day.

ALLIANCE FOR HOUSING AND HEALING
http://www.alliancehh.org
Founded in 1987 as a collaborative between the Archdiocese and Catholic hospitals, the Serra Project provides residential assisted living to those disabled and impoverished by HIV/AIDS, and financial assistance and housing case management through its sister organization, Aid for AIDS.

ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS IN AMERICA, INC.
http://www.aohlosangeles.com 
Oldest and largest Irish Catholic organization in the United States to meet like-minded Irish Americans who share the same values and beliefs in friendship, unity and Christian charity. Division One was founded in Los Angeles in 1875.

ANGELUS
http://www.angelusnews.com
Begun as The Tidings on July 1, 2016, the weekly newspaper has transformed into a multimedia platform, Angelus News, including the weekly newsmagazine Angelus of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, produced by The Tidings Corp.

APOSTOLATE OF HOLY RELICS
http://www.apostolateforholyrelics.com
Non-profit organization dedicated to the care and devotion of authenticated relics.

THE ASSOCATION OF CATHOLIC STUDENT COUNCILS (TACSC)
http://wwww.tacsc.org
For nearly 30 years, committed to developing life leadership skills through leadership development programs for Catholic elementary and junior high schools throughout California and across the United States.

THE CABRINI LITERARY GUILD
http://www.cabriniliteraryguild.org
To assist, financially and otherwise, Catholic and charitable organizations through activities to stimulate interest in Catholic literature, thought, action and philanthropy.

CALL (CATHOLIC ASSOCIATION OF LATINO LEADERS)
http://www.call-usa.org
National organization dedicated to the growth and spiritual formation of Latino leaders to work for their local bishops in specific community service and educational projects.

THE CARDINAL NEWMAN SOCIETY
http://www.rc.net/cardinalnewman/
The page hosts an intercollegiate organization of students, educators, and alumni; also links to Catholic colleges.

CATHOLIC ALUMNI CLUBS
http://www.caci.org
Part of Catholic Alumni Clubs International, CAC is a local organization of single Catholic professional men and women. Each CAC provides a friendly setting for Catholic singles to meet and develop friendships with other Catholic singles at a variety of enjoyable, interesting, and fulfilling activities.

CATHOLIC BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS, INC.
http://www.catholicbigbrothers.org
Professionally supported adult volunteers are matched with youth, ages 7-18, in mentoring relationships in community, site and school settings, including programs for children of prisoners and youth in foster care.

CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRY ASSOCIATION
http://www.ccmanet.org/
This is the home base for the Catholic Campus Ministry Association discussion group and is also a resource for Campus Ministers of all faiths.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES
www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/
Catholic Charities offers a list of Catholic Charities agencies and Catholic-related sites.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAS
http://www.catholicdaughterscalifornia.org
Formed in 1903, as one of the oldest and largest organizations of Catholic women in the Americas, serves to promote “unity and charity” in spiritual and social work for the Kingdom of God, the local Church, parishes and the lives of women.

CATHOLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION (CEF)
http://www.cefdn.org
Primarily provides tuition assistance to the most financially deserving students attending Catholic elementary and high schools within the Archdiocese.

CATHOLIC MOTHERS INTERNET CONNECTION
http://www.totallycatholic.com/CatholicMothers.php
Specifically for Roman Catholic mothers, this site helps Catholic moms from around the world make
contact with each other.

CATHOLIC SINGLES NETWORK OF LOS ANGELES (CSN)
http://www.catholicsinglesnetwork.com
Offers social events to introduce single Catholic men and women who have similar interests and positive values. Phone for free brochure.

CATHOLIC WORKER
http://www.catholicworker.org/
An unaffiliated site with information about the Catholic Worker; links to articles and reflections

CATHOLICS IN MEDIA ASSOCIATES (CIMA)
http://www.catholicsinmedia.org
Established in 1992 to offer opportunities for Catholics and those who share our values in media to link their faith and their professional lives.

CENTER FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION
http://soe.lmu.edu/centers/cce
Serves Catholic educators and schools in a range of graduate programs, including PLACE Corps (Partners in Los Angeles Catholic Education), CAST (Catholic Archdiocesan School Teachers), and Catholic School Leadership certificate, as well as professional development conferences, faculty retreats, research studies, strategic planning and consultations for schools, educators and boards.

CENTER FOR RELIGION & SPIRITUALITY
http://extension.lmu.edu/crs
Continuing education courses and professional development programs for religious educators, pastoral ministers and general public, offered both in English and Spanish.

CHAPLAINS / CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION (CPE)
http://www.urbanchaplaincy.org
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) professional training accredited by ACPE (www.acpe.org) and NACC (www.nacc.org); one unit in 10 weeks with 100 group hours and 300 clinical hours. Fr. Chris Ponnet is available for parish or cluster training in English.

CHARISMA IN MISSIONS, LA PORCIUNCULA (Catholic Center of Evangelization and Renewal Ministries)
http://www.carismaenmisiones.com
Seminars and courses for Hispanics, Catholic evangelizers’ formation courses, direct-owned evangelization missions, social service programs, prayer hot-line services, TV and radio ministries, and Catholic bookstore.

CHRIST CHILD SOCIETY OF PASADENA, INC.
http://www.christchildpasadena.org
Non-profit organization dedicated to child welfare.

THE CHRISTIFIDELES PIZZA AND THEOLOGY SOCIETY
http://www.cpats.org/
Certainly gets my prize for a unique name, CPATS hosts pizza theology parties and the Christifideles
Laici newsletter … if you missed the party!
Update: Now part of AskACatholic.com

CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNITY-USA
http://www.clcusawest.org
Discerning community for mission through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola.

CLARETIAN TEACHING MINISTRY
http://www.catholicbooks.net
Created in the early 1970s, CTM is the ministry of Fr. John H. Hampsch, cmf, and is now one of the largest spiritual teaching outreaches of its kind with proceeds used to help the poor of the Claretian missions worldwide.

CONRAD N. HILTON FUND FOR SISTERS
http://www.hiltonfundforsisters.org
Supports apostolic ministries of Catholic sisters worldwide.

CURSILLO OF LOS ANGELES (English)
http://www.cursillo-losangeles.org
Make Christian Communities possible in neighborhoods, parishes, work situations, and places where people live.

EL SEMBRADOR MINISTRIES
http://www.elsembrador.org
To transmit evangelization through parish ministry, events, TV, radio and the Internet.

CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER
http://www.CEEofLA.org
A team of two married couples and a priest facilitate and guide this weekend experience for engaged couples.

ESPERANZA IMMIGRANT RIGHTS PROJECT
http://www.esperanza-la.org
Non-profit law office that serves low-income immigrants, particularly those in immigration detention in the Los Angeles metropolitan region, who cannot afford private counsel.

ESTRELLA DEL MAR DE LOS ANGELES, INC. (Regis House Community Center)
http://www.regishousecommunitycenter.com
Established in 1949 by the Sisters of Social Service of Los Angeles, Regis House offers a variety of educational, recreational and social service programs at low or no cost.

FAMILY THEATER PRODUCTIONS
http://www.familytheater.org
In the spirit of founder, Fr. Patrick Peyton, C.S.C, use mass media to entertain and educate families by producing films, TV programs, short videos, internet content, and a national billboard campaign. Sponsors Prayer & Pasta for Catholic newcomers on second Wed., and other faith opportunities for Catholics in Hollywood.

FILIPINO CURSILLOS IN CHRISTIANITY
http://www.fcic-la.org
To create small groups of Christians who will evangelize their environment with the Gospel spirit, and commit themselves to the spiritual aids the Church offers to grow in piety, study, and action.

THE FOCOLARE MOVEMENT (Work Of Mary)
http://www.focolare.us
Worldwide ecclesial movement that aims to fulfill Jesus’ prayer, “May they all be one,” to renew family life, youth formation and social endeavors.

FRIENDS OF JOHN PAUL II FOUNDATION OF CALIFORNIA
http://www.fjp2la.com
The Pope John Paul II Foundation was established in 1981 as a religious, educational, charitable and non-profit organization in response to the historic election of Pope St. John Paul II. The local Friends Chapter, Friends of John Paul II Foundation of California, was established in October 1986.

GRACE (GATHER RESPECT ADVOCATE CHANGE ENGAGE)
http://www.grace-inc.org
Strives to address the vital needs of people living in poverty and seeks to make a positive difference in the lives of low-income families and their children through value-based collaborations.

HOLY NAME SOCIETY
http://www.nahns.com
A Catholic fraternal organization for lay people and religious to promote devotion and reverence and help members grow in holiness.

HOMEBOY INDUSTRIES
http://www.homeboyindustries.org
Provides training and support to formerly gang-involved and recently incarcerated men and women to allow them to become contributing members of society.

THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED CATHOLIC STUDIES
www.ifacs.com
Provides fellowships for senior scholars to pursue their research in relationship to the traditions of the Catholic Church. Sponsors international conferences and symposia internationally and in U.S. cities.

ITALIAN CATHOLIC FEDERATION
http://www.icf.org
A non-profit fraternal organization dedicated to promoting activities that build family spirit. ICF members share their culture, heritage and religious beliefs.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
http://www.californiaknights.org
To support pastors and the local bishop.

KOINONIA JOHN THE BAPTIST – CALIFORNIA
http://www.koinonia-la.org
Koinonia (Greek for “community”) of believers for the New Evangelization.

KOLBE ACADEMY
http://www.kolbe.org
Information on home schooling.

KOLPING SOCIETY
http://www.kolping.org
Affordable room and board for men.

LADIES OF CHARITY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
http://www.ladiesofcharityla.org
Founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1617, programs serve poor and sick with food, clothing and financial assistance in service centers.

LAY MISSION-HELPERS ASSOCIATION
http://www.laymissionhelpers.org
Founded in 1955 by Msgr. Anthony Brouwers to provide training and support for Catholic laity, singles, couples and families who serve three years in mission dioceses around the world.

LEGION OF MARY
http://www.lasenatus.org
Sanctification through evangelization, prayer and active spiritual works.

THE THIRD ORDER OF THE LION OF STYRIA (OLS)
http://www.orderofthelionofstyria.com
This “Apostolic Order of Chivalry” is open to men (knights) and women (dames) of the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and other apostolic churches whose members vow to support the traditional morality common to the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches.

LOS ANGELES CATHOLIC ALUMNI CLUB
http://home.roadrunner.com/~lacac/site/Welcome.html
A club of nearly 200 Catholic singles who are college graduates, professionals, registered nurses, entrepreneurs and others who have acquired the equivalent status in education or job related positions. The majority of our members are in their late 20s to early 50s, although all age groups are represented and welcomed.

LOS ANGELES ORPHANAGE GUILD
http://www.laorphanageguild.com
Operated by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, established 1951 to raise funds and awareness for Maryvale.

LOYOLA PRODUCTIONS, INC.
http://www.loyolaproductions.com
Non-profit creative media company that builds on the 450-year-old Jesuit tradition of effective involvement in the communication arts through mainstream films, TV series, award-winning documentaries, promotional films and instructional videos that reflect the Jesuit commitment to education and social justice.

LUZ DE CRISTO USA
http://www.luzdecristo.org
Non-profit organization promoting evangelization in Spanish through mass communications -- TV, radio, monthly newsletters and speakers.

MILITIA OF THE IMMACULATA
http://www.kolbemission.org/en
Spread consecration to Mary Immaculate and formation for MI members in the spirituality of St. Maximilian Kolbe.

MISSION DOCTORS ASSOCIATION
http://www.MissionDoctors.org
Founded by Msgr. Anthony Brouwers in 1959, two programs for U.S. licensed Catholic doctors and their families to provide medical care for the poor and training for local healthcare professionals at mission hospitals and clinics around the world.

PARISH CATALYST
http://www.parishcatalyst.org
To build vibrant Catholic parishes through research and peer collaboration.

PARTNERSHIP FOR RE-ENTRY PROGRAM (PREP)
http://www.prepla.com
Provides a ministry that seeks ways of improving the successful reintegration of parolees back into the community by providing inmates with pre-release self-help modular correspondence courses.

PAULINE BOOKS AND MEDIA
http://www.pauline.org
Catholic books, music, software, movies and gifts.

PAULINE CENTER FOR MEDIA STUDIES
http://www.bemediamindful.org
To promote media literacy education in schools and faith communities through Archdiocesan recognized certificate courses and workshops and the International Institute of Theological and Tribunal Studies in Los Angeles.

PAULIST PICTURES
http://www.paulistproductions.org
Founded in 1985 to provide thought-provoking entertainment and has produced award-winning television, documentaries, feature films and TV movies addressing social issue and moral questions.

PAULIST PRODUCTIONS (INSIGHT)
http://www.paulistproductions.org
Founded in 1985 to provide thought-provoking entertainment and has produced award-winning television, documentaries, feature films and TV movies addressing social issue and moral questions.

QUEEN OF ANGELS FOUNDATION
http://www.thequeenofangels.com
Sponsors annual archdiocesan Grand Marian Procession, Votive Mass and Feast of Our Lady of the Angels, and the archdiocesan annual celebration of L.A.’s birthday.

RETROUVAILLE
http://www.retrouvaille.org
A program for couples with troubled marriages, including separated or divorced couples, open to working on their marriages.

SCRC (Southern California Renewal Communities)
http://www.scrc.org
Serving the Catholic Charismatic Renewal through conventions, pastoral teaching events, healing Masses, retreats, Media Ministry and a bimonthly publication.

SACRED HEART RETREAT APOSTOLATE
http://www.sacredheartretreatcamp.com
One-day or overnight retreats for children, teens and adults.

ST. JOSEPH CENTER
http://www.stjosephctr.org
Non-profit social service agency established in 1976 to assist individuals and families; operates several programs for low-income and homeless persons.

ST. VINCENT SENIOR CITIZEN NUTRITION PROGRAM, INC.
http://www.stvincentmow.org
The St. Vincent Meals on Wheels program founded in 1977 to provide daily meals to homebound senior citizens.

SALESIAN BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF LOS ANGELES
http://www.salesianclubs-la.org
Provides guidance for character development of boys and girls with recreational learning, computer, career and cultural programs.

SAN DAMIANO FOUNDATION
http://www.sandamianofoundation.org
To communicate through films the spirituality of St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi to help inspire transformation within individuals, within the Church and within our society.

SERVANTS OF THE FATHER OF MERCY
http://www.servantsofthefather.org
Distribution and seeking donations of food, water, clothing, shoes, soaps, rosaries, prayer cards, blankets and more to homeless in Southern California.

SHIELD OF ROSES
http://www.shieldofroses.com
Catholic pro-life charitable organization that promotes counseling and financial assistance to abortion-minded women in crisis pregnancies.

SISTERS SERVANTS OF MARY GUILD, INC.
http://www.sistersservantsofmaryguild.org
To assist the Sisters in carrying out their mission, attending the sick in their own homes free of charge.

SOUTH CENTRAL LOS ANGELES MINISTRY PROJECT, INC. (LAMP)
http://www.southcentrallamp.org 
Founded in 1993 by eight congregations of women religious to meet the needs of the materially poor, especially women and children. LAMP provides parenting classes, ESL, bilingual counseling, and childcare (to age 12) to strengthen families.

UNIVERSITY SERIES FOUNDATION, INC.
http://www.theuniversityseries.org
Operates The University Series adult education program.

VALLEY FAMILY CENTER
http://www.valleyfamilycenter.org
Established in 1987 to provide individual and family counseling, and programs for parent education; perpetrators and victims of domestic violence; children, teens and at-risk youth; after-school and evening tutorials for grades 2-12. All services in English and Spanish.

VIDA NUEVA
http://www.vida-nueva.com
Begun in 1990, the Spanish monthly of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, produced by The Tidings Corp.

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
http://www.ILoveMySpouse.net
http://www.sacramentallove.org 
http://www.twocanlove.org
A weekend experience designed to give married couples a technique of loving communication.
 


 


Other (Fun) Links

You didn't miss these, did you??!

Liturgical and Sanctoral Catholic Calendar
http://www.rosaryshop.com/calendar.php
Provides information to help individuals pray the Liturgy of the Hours, the rosary, and follow the daily Mass readings in their personal prayer lives.

Catholic Greetings
http://www.CatholicGreetings.org
Free Catholic greeting cards, inclusive of Pet Blessings for kids, with teachings about the Saint or what the Church teaches.

Spy Emergency - Catholic Virus
http://www.spy-emergency.com/research/V/Virus.DOS.Catholic.html
Did you know there's even a Catholic computer virus?!

Microsoft Bids to Acquire Catholic Church
Maybe you missed this one?


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