Catholic Resources

 As Catholics, we have an obligation to ourselves and to our faith community to remain informed and educated about our ever-changing Church. We do this through a variety of sources

  1. Active membership in the parish and regular worship

  2. Involvement in Adult Education opportunities offered at the parish and diocesan level

  3. Good periodicals that keep us up-to-date and well-educated.

Here is a list of some resources: 

 

CATHOLIC WEBSITES

Credible Catholic

 

 

CATHOLIC PERIODICALS

 Madison Catholic Herald -  This is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Madison. It includes news from around the diocese, feature articles, bi-weekly children's page, articles for families, reflections on Sunday readings and more. 

      Subscribe to the Madison Catholic Herald

 Crux Now

America  - This is published by the Jesuits; a lively journal of opinion including crisp editorials and incisive articles on contemporary theology and current events.

 

 Devotionals and Reflections

Give Us This Day

Christopher News Notes

 

THE BIBLE
The Bible-NAB (USCCB)
Daily Readings (Audio)
Daily Gospel Reflection, Bishop Barron
Sunday Readings Reflection, Jeff Cavins
Information on Bible Translations, USCCB

CATHOLIC REFERENCES

The Catechism of the Catholic Church (Flipbook)
The Catechism of the Catholic Church (Searchable)
Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Catholic Dictionary - Wondering what a Catholic word means? This site gives you definitions of Catholic words. 
Catholic Encyclopedia -  This excellent for historical research but does not reflect  modern thought or teaching. 

Catholic Online - A comprehensive site with news, links, saints, directories and Scripture, it offers easily searchable database. 

Catholic Answers  - One of the largest Catholic lay apologetics site, it also offers links to the original Catholic encyclopedia and This Rock magazine archives.  

American Catholic   - This Franciscan magazine site (St. Anthony Messenger) offers a sampler from ecard to movie reviews to saint of the day. 

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE

Catholic Social Teaching on Immigration (from the USCCB)
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/immigration/index.cfm

USCCB Migration Policy Page (including links to a great deal of information)
http://www.usccb.org/about/migration-policy/index.cfm

 

 

BOOKS

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