Congress Resources: Reference Software

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Compiled expressly for the 1998 Religious Education Congress.
This page of web links is in no way an exhaustive list of Catholic software available. This is meant to only provide examples of what can be found.
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Reference Materials

 

1999 WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA
$19.99 (AMC Technology)
Reference
Win/95/98

ACCORDANCE  CD-ROM
(
GRAMCORD/OakTree)
Library of English Bible texts with search and hypertext links. Entire library of Accordance modules, with translations, reference works and Greek or Hebrew databases.
Mac
Requirements: System 6.05 or higher, 4 MB RAM, 2 MB hard drive space

ADAM CLARKE'S COMMENTARY
$75.95 (
BibleSoft)
Interdenominational commentary on the Bible with hyperlinked cross-references to other Scriptures.
Requires: PC Study Bible program

AGAINST HELVIDIUS
$15.00 (Catholic Software)
St. Jerome's stirring defense of Our Lady's perpetual virginity.
DOS/Win/Win95 (Disk only)

ANCHOR BIBLE DICTIONARY
CD-ROM edition of Doubleday's six-volume, 7,200 page dictionary. More than 6,000 entries by 800 authors.

ANCIENT WISDOM
$14.99 (AMC Technology)
Educational (ages 8 and up)
Win/95/98

ANECDOTES, STORIES & QUOTES
(Liguori Faithware)

ANSWERS CD
(Digital Fish)
Kierkegaard, St. Augustine, C.S. Lewis, Thomas Aquinas, William Lane Craig and others tackle the tough questions, also with a "Profiles" section of comments from "ordinary" people.
Win3.1/Mac
PC requirements: 486/33, 8 MB RAM, 1 MB hard drive space, VGA, sound card
Mac requirements: 68030-25 MHz, System 6.07, 8 MB RAM

APPARITION AND PROPHECY DATABASE
$35.00 (Catholic Software)
Messages and background information on 16 different apparitions and prophecies, with cross document searches.
DOS/Win/Win95 (DISK ONLY)
DOS requirements: VGA graphics
Windows requirements: SVGA graphics

ArtSOURCE ON CD-ROM
$49.95 (Youth Specialties)
Seven volumes of the best-selling ArtSource clip art library on one CD-ROM to create fliers, posters, letters, affirmations, and announcements.

BIBLE ATLAS
(Logos)

BIBLE LIBRARY FOR CATHOLICS CD-ROM
$99.95 (Liguori Faithware)
Includes New American Bible, New Revised Standard Version: Catholic Edition, and Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha, plus Greek and Hebrew definitions, Nave's Topical Index, Barclay's Daily Study Bible Series.
Windows requirements: CD-ROM drive, 100K of hard drive space and 4 Meg of RAM

BIBLE ON DISK FOR CATHOLICS (PC)
(Liguori Faithware)
Part of their collection of software products.

THE BIBLE ON DISK FOR CATHOLICS
$69.95 (Ligouri Faithware)
Explore Scripture, search for passages, for Scripture study and research; variety of Bible translations and supplemental Greek/Hebrew definition library.
DOS/Win/Mac versions available

BIBLE REFERENCE SERIES
(
Logos Research Systems)
Standard, Intermediate and Deluxe collections available for custom electronic Bible reference library.

THE BIBLE SOFTWARE COLLECTION ON CD-ROM
$69.95 (Brown-ROA)
Five complete programs – "The Family Bible Software," "In His Time," "The Bible Crosswords," "The One Minute Bible," and "Bible Screen Saver" – provide a wide variety of services, from exploring the Bible by key word or phrase search, to help with planning while incorporating Scripture passages into daily life. Intermediate through adult.

BIBLESOURCE FOR WINDOWS -- STUDY EDITION
$129.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
Bible software for Windows offering the NIV Study Bible Notes, NIV Bible Dictionary and the NIV Exhaustive Concordance. Link parallel passages, texts, translations or references and view them simultaneously in multiple windows. Search by word or phrase, create outlines, or make personal notes which export to your word processing software

BULLETIN ART
(
Logos Research Systems)
Nearly 150 Christian images ideal for creating lessons, bulletins, posters, web pages, fliers, newsletter and event programs.

BUTLER’S LIVES OF THE SAINTS ON CD-ROM
$29.95 (Harmony Media)
The classic four-volume Butler’s set – "Lives of the Saints for Children," "The
Wisdom of the Saints," "The Saints and Us," "Who and Why of the Patron Saints
– as well as "Saints and the Church Year Church History" hyperlinked to excerpts
of the saints' writings with hundreds of historical illustrations; Church history and
time line.

CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
$69.95 (Liguori Faithware)
For teachers, students, pastors, homilist, catechists, librarians, writers, parents, and more; search for the Church's teaching on any topic, find related paragraphs and footnotes, add notes or "bookmarks" to assist in personal study or homily writing

CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH ON CD-ROM
$69.96 (Brown-ROA) / (Our Sunday Visitor)
The first new compendium of Catholic doctrine in more than 400 years in a multilingual
(English-Spanish-French) format. All text searchable with Fuzzy Search and Relate Search,
also find related paragraphs and footnote information. Also includes the Creed, the
Sacraments, the Commandments, and the Lord's Prayer.
DOS/Win/Mac
PC system requirements: 486 or higher, 3 MB hard drive space, 8 MB RAM, 2x CD drive
or higher, mouse, VGA or better. Runs on Win3.1 or Win95, DOS 3.3 or higher.
Mac system requirements: Macintosh LC with 68030 processor or better (math co-processor
recommended), System 7.1 or higher.

CATECHISM OF THE COUNCIL OF TRENT
$25.00 (AMC Technology)
Features include cross-document search, copy and paste, Boolean search and software for creating quizzes on the catechism.
Requires: IBM or compatible and Win 3.1+.
(Disk or CD-ROM)

THE CATHOLIC ANSWER BOOKS (PC)
(Our Sunday Visitor)

CATHOLIC CLIP-ART ON CD-ROM
$49.95 (Liguori Faithware)
Includes Catholic Clip Art 2.0, Liturgical Seasons and Feast Days, Kid Collection -- over 375 images total.
Win/Mac available

CATHOLIC CLIP ART ON DISK
$49.95 (Liguori Faithware)
40 new images added for a total of 126 images on disk ready for parish bulletins, newsletters, educational resources, and other publications.
IBM/Mac versions

CATHOLIC CHURCH ON CD-ROM
(Harmony Media)

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH CD
$75.00 (Catholic Software)
Includes the Douay Rheims English translation of the Bible with topical index and Catholic Bookcase, over 100 works including encyclicals, Church documents, Catholic fiction and poetry, and writings of the Early Fathers. Also includes pictorial guides of the Order of the Mass in Latin and English, The Gospel Story and The Holy Land, Catholic Prayers, Marian Apparitions and a Catholic Internet Guide, along with CateQuiz software and two Catholic games (Catholic Concentration and Catholic Jumbles).
Win3.1/Win95
Requires: CD-ROM drive

CATHOLIC COLOR GRAPHICS
$35.00 (Catholic Software)
Collection of 51 .PCX format color pictures, including scans of classic religious art, and photos of churches and monasteries.
(DISK ONLY)

CATHOLIC COLLECTION ON CD-ROM
$139.95 (
Logos Research Systems)
Includes: New American Bible, New Jerusalem Bible, Latin Vulgate, Jerome
Biblical Commentary, The Confessions of St. Augustine, Interactive Tutorial CD,
and Electronic User's Guide.

CATHOLIC DESKTOP LIBRARY 2.1 CHURCH DOCUMENTS, 4th EDITION
$59.95
Vatican II Documents, Papal Documents, and Ecclesial Pronouncements including: "Consecrated Life Preparation for the
Sacrament of Marriage." Upgraded version includes six advanced search options, five view screens, and Advanced Help routine.
Win

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA AND CATHOLIC DICTIONARY ON CD-ROM
$49.95 (Our Sunday Visitor)
Entire text from both the "Catholic Encyclopedia" and "The Catholic Dictionary" linked
and searchable by word or phrase.

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA AND CATHOLIC DICTIONARY ON DISK
$49.95 (Our Sunday Visitor)
Entire text from both the "Catholic Encyclopedia" and "The Catholic Dictionary" linked
and searchable by word or phrase on a 10-diskette set.
Win3.0
Requires: 3.5" drive and 14 Meg of free hard drive space

CATHOLIC GUIDE TO THE INTERNET
$35.00
The addresses of a myriad of Catholic Internet sites, along with a description of each, with an
HTML module for your web browser for hyperlink access.
Requires: Windows 3.1 or higher; web browser to use the HTML module.

CATHOLIC GRAPHICS
$25.00 (Catholic Software)
93 images in the .PCX format, both line- and scanned art, all in in black and white or grayscale.
(DISK ONLY)

CATHOLIC LIBRARY CD-ROM
$199.00 (Catholic Software)
1,000 titles including writings of the Early Church Fathers, Summa Theologica, The Imitation of Christ; also 20th-century works by G.K Chesterton, fiction and non-fiction, search engine, customizable interface.
Requires: IBM or compatible, Win3.1 or higher, 2X CD-ROM drive.

CATHOLIC NET GUIDE 98
$35.00 (Catholic Software)
Provides descriptions and up-to-date links to Catholic Internet sites (fourth edition).
Win3.1/Win95

CATHOLIC PUBLISHER CD-ROM
$65.00 (Catholic Software)
Over 200 high quality clip art images, a desktop publisher, image viewer, and presentation software for electronic publications.
Requirements: IBM or compatible, Windows 3.1 or higher, and a 2X or better CD-ROM drive

CATHOLIC PUBLISHER 98 (CD-ROM)
$85.00 (AMC Technology)
With 300 high quality clip art images, a desktop publisher, an image viewer, and presentation software for electronic publications.
Requires: IBM or clone, Win 3.1+, and a 2X or better CD-ROM drive

CATHOLIC SCHOLAR'S PAC CD-ROM
$499.95 (
Logos Research Systems)
Includes five versions of the Holy Scriptures (New American Bible, New Jerusalem Bible, Latin Vulgate, The King James Version, Revised Standard Version); Jerome's Biblical Commentary, The Confessions of St. Augustine, Nestle Aland 26th Edition, Gramcord Greek Morphology, Vines Expository Dictionary, UBS Hebrew with Morphology, Rahlfs'
Septuagint with Morphology, TVM Tense Voice Mood, BAGD Greek Lexicon (Bauer), Liddell/Scott Greek Lexicon, Louw Nida Lexicon, Chapman's Greek NT Insert, Kittle (abridged) theological Dictionary, Kittle, Abridged Theological Dictionary, Harper's Bible Commentary, Harper's Bible Dictionary, New Bible Dictionary, Bible Knowledge Commentary, Torrey's New Topical Textbook, The Complete Guide to Bible Versions, Pilgrim's Progress, Morning & Evening (Spurgeon), Treasury of Scripture Knowledge, Strong's Expanded Dictionary, Logos Bible Maps.

CATHOLIC WALLPAPER (CD-ROM)
$20.00 (AMC Technology)
Images of religious art and stained-glass windows in three different sizes to insure that it will be shown full screen on your monitor.
Requires: IBM or compatible and Win 3.1+, and a CD-ROM drive.

CATHOLIC WEB PUBLISHER (CD-ROM)
$65.00 (Catholic Software)
The tools to create a Catholic web site: over 200 clip art images, including religious symbols and objects, buttons, banners, backgrounds, and lines, as well as an HTML editor, a guide, and free technical assistance.
Windows 3.1 or higher
Requires: IBM or compatible, 2X or better CD-ROM drive.

THE CD CATECHISM
$69.00 (AMC Technology)
Complete text of three different Catechisms: The Catechism of the Council of Trent,
The Catechism of St. John Neumann, The Catechism of the Cure' of Ars plus the
Catechetical Instructions of the Saints and Current Norms and Practices. With graphics,
search engine and topical organization. Also Cate-Quiz feature to create your own quizzes.
Requires: Windows 3.1 or higher, 2X CD-ROM drive.
SVGA graphics recommended, but not required.

THE CHESTERTON COLLECTION
$29.00 (AMC Technology)
Ten works by G.K. Chesterton, including: "Orthodoxy," "Heretics," and "The Innocence of Father Brown." Features include cross-document search, copy and paste, Boolean search and a user customizable interface.
Requires: IBM or compatible and Windows
(CD or DISK)

CHRONICLES OF THE BEGINNING TIME
Full-motion multimedia without a CD player! Experience biblical events beginning with
the Creation as you spread the Gospel on perilous sea voyages. Ages 7 to adult.
System Requirements: IBM-PC, 286, 640k of RAM, 10 MB of hard disk space.
VGA color graphics.
Optional: Sound Blaster, ProAudio Spectrum music card for enhanced sound
effects and music score.
IBM 3.5” DISK

CHURCH DOCUMENTS
$59.95 (Pauline Software)
Includes three titles: The Sixteen Documents of Vatican II; Related Post-Conciliar Documents; and Documents from Popes John XXIII, Paul VI, and John Paul II

CLIP ART
$79.95 (Liguori Faithware)
All three volumes of Clip Art for the Liturgical Year; includes 500 black-and-white TIFF-format images at 300 dpi for church, school, or personal documents.

CLIP ART, MORE AND EVEN MORE CLIP ART FOR THE LITURGICAL YEAR
$79.95
Three Clip Art for the Liturgical Year volumes by Clemens Schmidt and Placid
Stuckenschneider, O.S.B.: 500 quality TIFF-format images at 300 dpi resolution
(average image size: 2½" x 2½"), for, school or personal documents. Browser views
thumbnail images with notes. Notes can be indexed and sorted. Supports OLE
(object linking and embedding), such as PageMaker 5.0 and higher, for “drag and
drop,” or any program that supports TIFF format.
System requirements: IBM 386 or higher
Win3.1/Win95/Mac II

COMPTON'S INTERACTIVE BIBLE
$18.99 (AMC Technology)
Reference
Win/95/98

CYBER PATROL
(AMC Technology)
Cyber Patrol, the Internet filtering software, is used to manage Internet access, limit the total time spent online and restrict access to Internet sites that you deem inappropriate.

DAILY STUDY BIBLE SERIES: NEW TESTAMENT (CD-ROM)
(Liguori Faithware)

DAILY DOCTRINE
$15.00 (AMC Technology)
Displays a different magisterial statement on the faith or morals each time you start Windows.
Requires: IBM or compatible, Windows and, SVGA graphics.
(Disk only)

DEAD SEA SCROLLS REVEALED CD-ROM
$59.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
Unique documentary-style program offering footage of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the circumstances surrounding their ancient origins and recent discovery; with overviews, interviews with scholars, photos and translations of the scrolls themselves, with commentary and 3D depictions of Khirbet Qumran and neighboring caves. Full multimedia of 70 minutes of videos, one hour of interviews, and hundreds of photos, illustrations and film clips. Intermediate through adult.

DELUXE BIBLE FOR WINDOWS, NEW AMERICAN BIBLE VERSION (CD)
(Our Sunday Visitor)

DESTINATION VATICAN II
(Resources for Christian Living)
Multimedia experience of the Vatican.

DICTIONARY - 1828 NOAH WEBSTER
$28.99 (AMC Technology)
Noah Webster's 1828 version of the dictionary based on the Bible. Used in home-schooling.
Win/95/98

DOCUMENTS OF THE COUNCIL OF TRENT
$25.00 (Catholic Software)
All texts from the dogmatic council with cross document searches, along with color photos of Rome.
DOS/Win/Win95 (DISK ONLY)
Windows requirements: IBM or compatible, SVGA graphics
DOS requirements: VGA graphics.

DOCUMENTS OF VATICAN II
$25.00 (AMC Technology)
All the documents of Vatican II. Features include cross-document search, copy and paste, and Boolean search.
Requires: IBM or compatible and Win 3.1.
(CD or Disk)

DOUAY BIBLE '98
$85.00 (Catholic Software)
Multimedia Bible with English text and footnotes from the 1899 version of the Douay Rheims Bible, with New Testament footnotes from the Haydock Bible, St. Jerome's Latin Vulgate, an online Latin dictionary and a Dictionary of Bible Names. Also with a  concordance and search engine, topical index maps, and a biblical art gallery, color photos and music.
DISK or CD-ROM
Requires: IBM or compatible, Windows 3.1 or higher, and a 2X or better CD-ROM drive.
SVGA graphics and sound card recommended

THE EARLY FATHERS
$65.00 (Catholic Software)
Complete texts of 27 different works of the Early Church Fathers.
DOS/Win/Win95 (DISK ONLY)
DOS requirements: VGA graphics
Windows version: SVGA graphics recommended, but not required

THE EARLY CHURCH FATHERS BOOK COLLECTION
$275.95
(Logos Research Systems)
Hundreds of classic articles and book from the entire Edinburgh Edition of the writings of the early church Fathers split into three categories: Ante-Nicene, Nicene, and Post-Nicene Series I and II)/ Add notes or keywords, cross-referenced with hyperlinks.
Win3.1/Win95
Requirements: 8 MB RAM, 12 MB hard drive space,

THE EARLY FATHERS
$65.00 (Catholic Software)
The work of the Ante-Nicene Fathers. 27 different works are including St. Athanasius and St. Cyprian. And these are complete
texts, not excerpts. Features unlimited cut and paste, search, and cross document search capability.
DOS/Win/Win95
DOS version requires VGA graphics.
Windows version: SVGA graphics recommended

THE ENCYCLICALS OF JOHN PAUL II CD-ROM
$49.95 (Our Sunday Visitor)
The complete texts of all the encyclicals and major documents of Pope John Paul II.
Win/Win95/Mac

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CATHOLIC HISTORY AND CATHOLIC DICTIONARY ON CD-ROM
$49.95 (Our Sunday Visitor)
Over 2,500 detailed encyclopedia entries from the OSV "Encyclopedia of Catholic History" as well as Catholic terminology in their "Catholic Dictionary" hyperlinked and searchable by word or phrase. Complete with over 200 illustrations.
Requires: Win3.0 or better

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ENCYCLICALS '97
$95.00 (Catholic Software)
Nearly 350 papal encyclicals with short biographies, color graphics, and searchable text by a particular word or phrase.
Minimum requirements: Windows 3.1 or higher; 2X or better CD-ROM drive.
DISK or CD-ROM

EXPLORING THE HOLY LAND ON CD-ROM
$49.95 (Brown-ROA)
This multimedia adventure uses pictures text, audio, maps and timelines to teach about the significance of the Holy Land to those studying history, geography, religion and Scripture. Intermediate through adult.

FLOWER SONGS
$17.00 (AMC Technology)
A collection of poetry by St. Therese of Lisieux.
Requires: IBM or clone, Windows and, SVGA graphics.
(Disk only)

THE GARRIGOU-LAGRANGE COLLECTION
$35.00 (AMC Technology)
Seven works by one of the 20th-century’s most renowned theologians, Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange. Included are his commentary on the Summa Theologica along with his treatises on the Trinity, Christ, the Spiritual Life, Providence, Life Everlasting and Reality. Features include full search capabilities, and copy and paste.
Requires: IBM or clone, Win and SVGA graphics
(Disk or CD-ROM)

GENERAL INSTRUCTION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL
$25.00 (AMC Technology)
The Church’s book of liturgical norms.
Requires: IBM or clone, Win 3.1 and SVGA graphics.
(Disk only)

THE GREAT COUNCILS
$99.00 (Catholic Software)
All documents from the ecumenical councils, including Nicaea, Chalcedon, Trent, Vatican II. Infallible decrees are in italics, topical index, all searchable by any word or phrase.
(DISK or CD-ROM)
Requires: Windows 3.1 or higher, 2X or better CD-ROM drive; SVGA graphics recommended.

GREEK & HEBREW DEFINITIONS FOR THE BIBLE ON DISK
(Liguori)
Companion software for Bible on Disk series for Catholics

THE HEART OF CATHOLICISM: ESSENTIAL WRITINGS OF THE CHURCH FROM ST. PAUL TO JOHN PAUL II (CD)
(Our Sunday Visitor)

HEBREW TUTOR (CD)
(Liguori)

HISTORY THROUGH ART A.D. (1500-1950)
$13.99 each • $29.99 for four CD set (AMC Technology)
Educational (ages 9 & up)
Win/95/98/Mac

HISTORY THROUGH ART B.C. (GREECE-1500 A.D.)
$13.99 each • $29.99 for four CD set (AMC Technology)
Educational (ages 9 & up)
Win/95/98/Mac

HOOKED ON HEBREW CD-ROM
$49.95
Created by renowned Dr. Danny Ben-Gigi, this unique concept has been utilized for over a decade teaching thousands how to read, write and speak the Hebrew Language. Includes selected chapters of talking Bible, speaking, calendars, names, scenes, speaking clock, reading and writing programs, numbers, tutorials, testing, both modern and biblical Hebrew. For students to  professionals.

HOLY PICTURES (CD-ROM)
$25.00 (AMC Technology)
Over 75 beautiful color pictures of the saints, Our Lord, and Our Lady. Package includes two dynamite image editors which allow you to crop images and add special effects. A terrific value!
Requires: IBM or clone, Win 3.1+ and SVGA graphics.

HOW TO SURVIVE BEING MARRIED TO A CATHOLIC (CD)
$24.95 (Liguori)
An interactive multimedia version of the book of the same title, dealing with many issues and teachings of the Catholic Church. A frank and honest discussion of a variety of topics for people interested in the faith or Catholics who want to review basic facts of the Church, including a glossary of Catholic terms and discusssion worksheets. Great for RCIA groups and those considering marriage.

ILLUSTRATED CATHOLIC BIBLE ON CD-ROM
$29.95 (Harmony Media)
Illustrated Catholic Bible (RSV edition); Catholic Encyclopedic Dictionary; The Life of Christ;
maps of historic periods and places; liturgical music; illustrated summaries of biblical stories; hundreds of color illustrations; plus
photographs and other works of art.
Win3.1/Win95/Mac

INSIDE THE VATICAN ON CD-ROM
$49.95 (Videos with Values)
Adapted from the TV mini-series, this two CD-ROM set explores the grandeur and power of the Vatican. Hosted by Sir Peter Ustinov with hours of rare video footage, over 100 works of art, hypertext featuring the Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, and over 30 musical pieces.
DOS/Win3.1
Minimum requirements: 486SX 25 MHz processor, 4 Mb RAM, 2X CD-ROM drive, 8-bit sound card, SoundBlaster compatible, SVGA video card.

INSIDE THE VATICAN
$19.99 (AMC Technology)
3-CD-ROM set. Educational (ages 10 & up)
Win/95/98/Mac

JERUSALEM
(Simon & Schuster)

JERUSALEM: AN INTERACTIVE PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY CITY (CD)
(Liguori)

JOHN PAUL II COLLECTION: A CATECHESIS ON THE CREED (CD-ROM)
$39.95
Three books – "God, Father and Creator," "Jesus, Son and Savior," and "The Spirit, Giver of Life and Love – along with his
General Audience Messages on the Creed. Includes six advanced search engines.
Win/Win3.1/Win95

THE KID COLLECTION
$49.95 (Lectionary Based Resources)
Personalized educational materials based on the Gospel readings for each Sunday, with
stories, puzzles, and activities suitable for  Grades 1-6.
Win/Mac

THE KID COLLECTION - CATHOLIC CLIP ART
$49.95 (Liguori Faithware)
Graphic images for today's kids, contains 126 images of original artwork scanned at 200 dpi
DOS/Win/Mac

THE KID COLLECTION LECTIONARY-BASED RESOURCES
     Cycle A
     Cycle B
     Cycle C
$49.95 each or $99.95 for all three (Liguori Faithware)
Contains over 500 reflections, stories, puzzles, games and activities for youth based on Sunday Gospel readings. Material is ready to print or use with word processing, presentation or desktop publishing software. Lectionary-based, it includes material from Ligouri's Explaining God's Word (for Grades 1-3) and Good News Weekly (for Grades 4-6).
DOS/Mac/Win

LAMENTABILI
$9.00 (Catholic Software)
A decree issued by the Sacred Congregation for the Inquisition in 1907, Lamentabili is a syllabus of modernist errors condemned by the Church; many or the errors within the church today were condemned in this document.
DOS/Win/Win95 (Disk only)

THE LAND OF PROMISE (CD-ROM)
$39.00 (Catholic Software)
A virtual tour of Israel with color photographs of the Holy Land.
Requires: IBM or compatible, Windows 3.1 or later, SVGA graphics

LECTIONARY FOR MASS CD-ROM
$99.95 (Liguori Faithware)
The readings of the Lectionary for every Sunday and weekday Masses for all cycles,
Proper of the Saints, Commons, Ritual Masses, Masses for Various Occasions, Votive
Masses Sunday, feast days, and Solemnities for view on screen or in print.
System requirements: Win3.1 or later, 4 MB RAM, 4 MB hard drive storage

LENT STORECUPBOARD CD-ROM
$49.95 (Liguori Faithware)
Hundreds of articles, cartoon and original clip art. Homilies for each week day and
Sunday during Lent, also day by day programs for the 40 days of Lent.
Win/Mac

LESSON BUILDER
(
Logos Research Systems)
500 prepared lessons from InterVaristy Press, with thousands of discussion questions for creating and printing Bible studies and lessons.
Win95/NT/Mac
PC requirements: 8 MB RAM, 20 MB hard drive space
Mac requirements: 68040 or Power PC, 8 MB RAM, 20 MB hard drive space

THE LIFE OF MOSES
$29.99 (Tyndale House Publishers)
One of four titles (David, Paul, Jesus, Moses). Animated Bibles characters with New Living Translation of the story of Moses, memory games, word puzzles, Bible quiz and dot-to-dot drawings.
Ages 3 to 8.
Win3.1/Win95/Mac
Requirements: 486, 8 MB RAM, sound card, 2X CD-ROM drive

LIGHT FOR OUR TIMES: THE LIVES AND WORKS OF MOTHER TERESA AND POPE JOHN PAUL II (CD-ROM)
$29.95 (Harmony Media)
Includes the Pope's encyclicals, general audiences, homilies, other addresses, stories of the Pope's youth through his episcopacy in 1997, hundreds of photographs, audio clips, and the history of the Sisters of Charity and the work of Mother Teresa.

LIGHT OF THE WORLD
$19.95
Stained Glass Screen Saver. Details of stained-glass windows on the life, death and
Resurrection of Jesus.
Win

LITTLE OFFICE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
$25.00 (AMC Technology)
The Marian equivalent of the Liturgy of the Hours, the recommended devotion for those who wear the Brown Scapular.
Requires: IBM or clone, Win 3.1+ and SVGA graphics
(Disk only)

LITURGICAL SEASONS & FEAST DAYS
(Liguori Faithware)

THE LIVING WORD ON DISK
$49.95 -- one-year subscription: four disks mailed quarterly (Liguori Faithware)
Computer format of the Ligouri homily subscription, includes reflections on the Sunday Gospel, simple homilies/lessons, prayers based on the Liturgy of the Day and introduction to the readings.
IBM/Mac

THE LIVING WORD SPECIAL ON DISK
$14.95 (Liguori Faithware)
Contains 16 homilies for special occasions, each homily contains an introduction to the service or Mass, suggested readings, homilies, and a wide selection of suitable prayers
IBM/Mac

LOGOS BIBLE SOFTWARE COLLECTION ON CD-ROM
$49.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
A collection of 5 programs: Family Bible Software with a word search and note-pad for Bible study in both the King James and American Standard texts; the Logos New Nave's Topical Bible for over 100,000 Scripture references and more than 20,000 topics and sub-topics available to enhance Scripture exploration: In His Time, a personal information manager to control day-to-day activities; the One-Minute Bible Crossword of Bible events and characters on three skill levels; and the Bible Screen Saver randomly displays on-screen biblical information.

LOGOS BIBLE ATLAS
$79.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
A comprehensive electronic Bible atlas with more than 90 maps covering all of biblical history, as well as highly detailed geographic site maps (of Palestine and the Mediterranean region) and a 3-D topographical map. All maps are in color and can be merged with word processing and desktop publishing.

LOGOS BIBLE CLIPS ON CD-ROM
$119.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
The CD includes an Artwork Library containing 34 full-color backgrounds, 118 biblical figures, and hundreds of props and clips; includes a full instructional video.

LOGOS BIBLE CROSSWORDS - VOLUME I
$29.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
A collection of 200 Bible reference puzzles for computer play or printed out, with Bible verses that can be accessed from Logos system for further exploration. Three skill levels with Scribbles font and sound effects.

LOGOS BIBLE SOFTWARE
$129.95 - $159.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
For personal Bible study the Logos system works within Windows to show selections that can be linked with other add-on works on their system. Varied Bible versions available.

LOGOS BIBLE SOFTWARE ADD-ON MODULES
$29.95 - $59.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
Add-on modules allow different translations along with Greek and Hebrew texts side by side with reference works on the Bible and its people, places, and times. Varied Bible versions available.

MacBIBLE -- STUDY EDITION
$129.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
Software for Bible study and research on the Macintosh. Search by any word, group of words, phrase or part of a word. Intermediate through adult.

MARIAN COLLECTION
(Liguori Faithware)

MINISTRY STORECUPBORAD CD-ROM
$49.95  (Liguori Faithware)
Resource material for all pastoral settings: church, retreat center, school, parish, home.

NEW AMERICAN BIBLE
(Liguori)
Titles include these available versions: New Revised Standard Version (Catholic Edition); Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha.

NEW AMERICAN BIBLE - CD-ROM
$39.99 (Videos with Values)
Complete text with text search, color maps, timelines, topical hypertext link and more. Includes 200 scriptural accounts of Biblical events, miracles, and parables.

NEW AMERICAN BIBLE, ST. JOSEPH EDITION (CD-ROM)
(
Catholic Books by Benziger)

THE ONE-MINUTE BIBLE FOR WINDOWS
$39.95 (Gospel Films, Inc.)
A complete daily devotional and learning tool for self-directed Bible study; brings state-of-the-art computer efficiency to the age-old wisdom of God's Word. In addition to the carefully edited and organized readings from the NIV text it has over 25 in-depth learning aids.

ORTHODOXY
$15.00 (Catholic Software)
This treatise by G. K. Chesterton is a defense of orthodox Catholicism, with illustrations and search engine.
DOS/Win/Win95 (DISK ONLY)
DOS requirements: VGA graphics
Windows requirements: SVGA graphics

PATRISTICS
$30.00
Excerpts from the Church Fathers on over 40 different topics.
DOS/Win/Win95

PATROLOGY (CD-ROM)
$129.00 (AMC Technology)
The complete 37-volume collection of writings by the Early Church Fathers with over 1,000 different titles. Features include cross-document search, copy and paste, and Boolean search.
Requires: IBM or compatible, Win 3.1 and a CD-ROM drive.

PC PRAYERBOOK
$30.00 (Catholic Software)
Over 100 prayers and devotions can be viewed or printed.
DOS/Win/Win95 (DISK ONLY)
Requires: IBM or compatible and MS-DOS

PERSONAL BIBLE STUDY
(
Logos Research Systems)
Contains King James Version, My Utmost for His Highest, the Logos map set, Strong's numbers, Strong's Expanded Dictionary, 100 MIDI hymns and user's guide -- all upgradeable.
Win3.1
Minimum requirements: 386, 4 MB RAM, 2X CD-ROM

PREACH AND TEACH LIBRARY CD-ROM
$49.95 (Liguori)
Includes three text libraries: Preach and Teach -- over 400 articles, quotes, reflections on
Sunday readings for all three cycles, activities, Question/Answer articles; Anecdotes, Stores
and Quotes -- quotes from saints, reflections for the whole liturgical year categorized by topic
and Lectionary reading; The Marian Collection -- homilies, quotes and reflections for every
Marian calendar day and Marian themes for Lent, Easter, etc.
Win/Mac

QUEEN OF PEACE
$19.95
Stained Glass Screen Saver. Collection of traditional and contemporary stained-glass
windows featuring Mary.
Win

QUICK VERSE LIBRARY 2.0
$ FREE (
Parson Technology)
Part of the STEP (standard template for electronic publishing) book reading system.
New features include a "collection" feature, allowing simple searches and frequently used volumes into customized
folders.

QUICK VERSE MULTIMEDIA LIFE APPLICATION BIBLE
$49.99 (
Parson Technology)
Split window view of New Living Translation of the Bible with explaining resources in other panel, with maps, PhotoBubble images, readings, art, timelines, and Life Application "TouchPoints" -- what the bible says on a variety of life-related topics.
Win95
Requirements: 6 MB hard drive space, 16-bit sound card.

RC ANSWERS (Disk or CD-ROM)
$69.00 (Catholic Software)
A compendium of information about Church doctrine and practices as found in magisterial documents, with links to Bible passages, quotations from the Church Fathers, and well-crafted apologetics, For brief answers or more in-depth research through hyperlinks.
Requires: IBM or compatible, Windows 3.1 or higher, SVGA graphics

SCREEN SAVERS

CATHEDRALS
$25.00 (Catholic Software)
Fill your screen with photographs of famous cathedrals while "Ave Maria" plays in the background (or silent).
Win3.1/Win95 (Disk only)
Requires: SVGA graphics, sound card, 133 MHz Pentium processor, 32 MB RAM

THE GOSPEL
$15.00 (Catholic Software)
The Gospel story in pictures with color photos of religious stained-glass and a musical soundtrack. You can suppress the music if you prefer.
Win3.1/Win95 (Disk only)
Requires: 4 MB RAM

THE HOLY LAND
$15.00 (Catholic Software)
The beauty of Israel on your monitor with color photos and an optional musical soundtrack.
Win3.1/Win95 (Disk only)
Requires: IBM or compatible, 4 MB RAM

MY OWN SCREEN SAVER
$6.00 (Catholic Software)
Allows you to create your own screen saver using favorite pictures. Supports .BMP, .DIB and .WMF files with 32 different visual effects.
Requires: Windows 3.1 or higher

NATURAL WONDERS
$25.00 (Catholic Software)
Displays a collection of nature photography. All the photographs are 640 x 480, for full screen on most monitors, with optional music in the background.
Win3.1/Win95 (Disk only)
Requires: SVGA graphics, sound card, 486 or better processor, 8 MB RAM

THE SCREEN SAVER CD
$39.00 (AMC Technology)
Three screen saver titles: "Natural Wonders," "Stained Glass" and "Cathedrals" all on one CD-ROM.
Requires: Windows, a CD-ROM drive, SVGA graphics, a sound card, and a Pentium 133 or better with 16MB of RAM.

STAINED GLASS
$25.00 (Catholic Software)
Plays beautiful music as tit prevents screen burn-in by displaying photographs or exquisite stained glass windows. The music can be turned off if you prefer. All images are 640 x 80, so they will be shown full screen on most computers.
Win3.1/Win95 (Disk only)
Requires: 100 MHz Pentium processor, 16 MB RAM

SOURCE & FAITH CD-ROM
(
McGraw-Hill by Benziger)

TREASURY STUDY BIBLE CD-ROM
$59.95 (
Kirkbride Technology)
Cartoon characters aid in the journey in discovering the Bible, with Scripture "treasure hunt,", 500 modern topics traced through Scriptures.
Win3.1/Win95
Requirements: 8 MB RAM, 15 MB hard drive space

TRUE DEVOTION TO MARY
$19.00 (AMC Technology)
St. Louis de Montfort’s treatise on true devotion to the Blessed Mother, as practiced and promoted by Pope John Paul II. Features include full search capabilities, copy and paste, and a Marian art gallery.
Requires: IBM or clone, Win 3.1+ and SVGA graphics.
(Disk only)

ULTIMATE CHILDREN ENCYCLOPEDIA
$18.99 (AMC Technology)
By the Learning Co.; educational (ages 7 - 12)
Win/95/98

WELCOME TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH CD-ROM 2.0
$79.95 (Harmony Media)
A multimedia presentation of Church teachings, documents, sacred art, and the Illustrated
Catholic Bible. Hundreds of Church documents including Vatican II; lives of the saints;
Church history; prayers; spirituality; catechism; moral teaching; music and more. Over 20
volumes: 3-volume Lives of the Saints; 2-volume Church History; Vatican II documents;
hundreds of encyclicals; complete catechism; Denzinger document collection; NAB & RSV
Bibles, Catholic Edition; books on rubrics on Mass and Sacraments; Spirituality classics;
volume moral teaching; over 1,500 paintings and images; sacred music by Schola Pacifica;
index with 20,000 entries; over 100,000 hyperlinks; and more.
Win 3.1/Win95/Mac

VATICAN II
(
RCL)

VERSE-A-DAY
$15.00 (AMC Technology)
Displays a Bible verse each time you start Windows – a different verse for each day of the year.
Requires: IBM or clone, Windows and, SVGA graphics.
(Disk only)

WORD STUDY TOOLS FOR PC STUDY BIBLE
$79.95 (
BibleSoft)
Two works -- Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament and Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament -- in commentary form studying the vocabulary of the New Testament, with usage and meaning of Greek idioms.
Requires: PC Study Bible program

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Other Religious Software

Catholic Diocesan Demo Page
http://www.catholic-church.org/demo/
Diocesan administrative software to help build diocesan pages.

Catholic Software Company
http://www.catholicsoftware.org/
Catholic parish management software since 1991.

Christianity.net
http://www.christianity.net/
Publishers of  Christianity Today and Today's Christian Woman with links to church application software, Bible and reference, fun and games.

EffeSys Computer Software, Hardware, and Consulting for Ministry and Business
http://www.effesys.com/
Creators of the TYME program for tracking management, they will customize applications for the parish
... and have a demo disk available.

Ecunet
http://www.ecunet.org
An interfaith computer network.

Hunter Systems
http://www.huntersys.com/
Provider of school administration, library automation, fundraising & donor management and church
administration software.

Logos Research Systems
http://www.logos.com/
Software titles include "Lesson Builder," "Bible Reference Series," "Early Church Fathers," and "Bulletin
Art"

Serious Developments - Christian Software Catalog
http://www.seriousd.com/
Serious Developments offers an "Internet Kit for Christians & Churches" to get online as well as links to
Christian software and reviews.

Titles

LOGOS I AND II
(Lowell Brown Enterprises)
Organize and maintain church records on individuals, families, groups and contribution. Logos I for small or medium churches. Logos II for larger church with additional networking and record-keeping.
Win3.1
Requirements: 486, 8 MB RAM

MEMBERSHIP PLUS 4.0 DELUXE
$129.00 (
Parson Technology)
Two programs -- Membership Plus and Money Counts fore Windows -- to handle membership information, record keeping, reporting and maintenance duties, double or single-entry bookkeeping tailored for non-profits.
Win3.1
Requirements: 386, 8 MB RAM, 22 MB hard drive space

SERVANT KEEPER UPGRADE 3.5
$89/Upgrade: Free (Servant PC Resources)
Church management functions, PhoneTree, pictorial directory, sorting and area code change.
Requirements: Servant Keeper program

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Miscellaneous

Books

CATHOLIC RESOURCE DIRECTORY & BUYERS GUIDE
$9.95 (Catholic Software)
500-pages listing over 3,500 Catholic organizations with index.

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CONTACTS
AMC Technology, PO Box 2094, Carlsbad, CA 92018-2094; (800) 490-2792 (www.znet.com/~amexpo)
American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023; (800) 322-4253
Brown-ROA, PO Box 1028, Dubuque, IA 52004-1028; (800) 922-7696
Catholic Software, PO Box 1914, Murray, KY 42071; (502) 753-8198
Gospel Films, Inc., PO Box 455, Muskegon, Ml 49443-0455, (800) 253-0413
Liguori Publications, One Liguori Dr, Liguori, MO 63057-9999; (800) 325-9521 ext. 354
Our Sunday Visitor, 200 Noll Plaza, Huntington, IN 46750;  (800) 348-2440
Pauline Software, operated by Daughters of St. Paul, (800) 876-4463
Tom Synder Productions, 80 Coolidge Hill Rd, Watertown, MA 02172
Videos With Values, 7315 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO 63143; (800) 233-4629
Wisdom Tree, Inc., 2700 El. Imperial Hwy. Bldg. A, Brea, CA 92621; (800) 772-4253
Youth Specialties, Order Center, PO Box 4406, Spartanburg, SC 29305-4406; (800) 776-8008

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