This page provides links to orthodox Catholic websites that are in full conformance with the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. Click on the blue text link to go to the website. This page is under constant updating; please refer to it frequently to view new links.
American Life League (ALL) is the largest grass-roots pro-life organization in the United States. It is an excellent source of
pro-life information and in taking action to protect the unborn.
The mission of The Cardinal Newman Society is to help renew and strengthen Catholic identity in Catholic higher education.
The society produced a guide to authentic Catholic universities and colleges which should be consulted if you are considering enrolling a child in a Catholic educational institution.
The Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is a Congregation of religious brothers and sisters dedicated to a two-fold Crusade: the propagation and defense of Catholic dogma and the conversion of America to the one, true Church. The site contains many articles explaining Catholic dogma and interpreting world events from an orthodox Catholic viewpoint.
The Orestes Brownson Society provides copies of writings by this goutstanding 19th centuryt apologist and defender of the Church. Mr. Brownson is almost unknown to today's Catholics whose faith would be greatly strengthened by reading his writings.
The Catholic Liturgical Library provides accurate historical and current information about the liturgies of the Latin (Roman) rite of the Catholic Church. Currently this includes the missal of 1970 (Novus Ordo) and the missal of 1962 (Tridentine).
Catholic Culture is a broad-based resource that provides commentary on contemporary Catholic Affairs, definitions from Fr. John Hardon's Catholic Dictionary, collections of Catholic documents, and discussions of items important to the correct interpretations of Catholic dogma and doctrine. There is much more information available at this site than can be summarized here. It is well worth your time to investigate its many resources.
Papal Encyclicals Online provides authentic copies of all Papal Encyclicals starting with the 13th Century Pope Honorius III.
The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) provides an extensive library of online documents, audio presentations, and multimedia covering all aspects of the Catholic Faith and the Catholic perspective on current society.
Catholic Apologetics International is a website run by Dr. Robert Sungenis. It is a high-level and articulate site that delves deeply into Catholic dogma and doctrine. Your webmaster has read every one of his excellent books that refute Protestant theology while at the same time providing deep, excellent descriptions of our Faith. He also writes excellent book reviews that provide introductions to must-have Catholic books and his books reviews frequently exposes the heretical teachings of books authored by liberal Catholic theologians and professors. Probably one of the best apologetic sites on the web.
The New Oxford Review is a print magazine that provides a website the contains every word of every issue of the Review. It is a staunchly Orthodox magazine and a website that comments not only happenings within the Church, but also provides Orthodox Catholic commentary on things happening in society. All online articles are completely searchable and there are groupings of articles by subject matter. This is not a free site. You can subscribe to print & website combination, print only, or website only. The website only is the best deal as you not get access to every article, but the current issue appears on the website the day the print copy is mailed. Go to the website for rates.
Keep the Faith is a website that provides thousands of downloadable audio and video presentation that cover every aspect of our Faith. Highlights include the Roman Forum, an excellent history of the Catholic Church from its beginnings to the present time, and many videos of Bishop Sheen's TV talks. I cannot think of a single aspect of the faith that is not covered on this site. Prices for the downloads are very reasonable.
New Advent is an excellent website that provides a wealth of information. It provides the complete text of the Catholic Encyclopedia, complete text of the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas, hundreds, if not a thousand or more of writings by the Fathers of the Church, complete text of the Bible in Greek, Latin, and English as well as a complete history of the development of the Bible through the ages, and the text of many encyclicals and other Papal writings plus the text of documents from the CDF. In addition, the entire website is available on CD-ROM forf $37.33 (currently, on sale for $29.95)
ChurchMilitant.TV provides free daily video commentary on developments within the Church and society, and talks on various subjects by Orthodox Catholic Bishops. For a monthly subscription of $10, this site also provides Orthodox videos covering various topics. Currently under development is a series of videos, called the Armor of God, that fully explicates the Baltimore Catechism (so far seven videos (approx. 24 minutes apiece) have been produced, Another series, The One True Faith covers many basic tenets of the Church. There is also online reviews of Catholic books and talks on Catholic culture by many Catholic authors.
For the Whole Christ is the website that presents the writings of Dr. John C. Rao. Dr. John C. Rao, D. Phil. Oxon., is Associate Professor of History at St. John's University, Director of the Roman Forum/Dietrich von Hildebrand Institure, and former President of Una Voce America. A well-regarded speaker as well as writer, Dr. Rao presents lecture series on Church history in New York and as part of the Roman Forum's Summer Symposium at Lake Garda in Italy. The New York lecture series is open to the general public, and applications for the Summer Symposium are available through the Roman Forum's website. Tapes of those and other lectures are available from Keep the Failth. This is a website that provides insights into Catholic history, American and European, that you cannot get anywhere else. His article on the heresy of Americanism is outstanding.
Catholic Treasures selects the best orthodox Catholic books from thousands of offerings. They carry a wide variety of material ranging from Catholic saints, Catholic prayers, Catholic history, to the Roman Catholic Church. They are also publishers of best Bible in print, the Douay-Rheims Haydock Bible.
IHS Press was launched in September of 2001 to bring back into print the classics of last century on the Social Teachings of the Catholic Church. IHS Press titles are sure to appeal to the Catholic reader who wants to know more about the wealth of information buried in the Church's Social Doctrine. And our titles will no doubt be a welcome and refreshing change for any socially-conscious reader who, in a search for a humane solution to modern social problems, is looking for a break from worn-out theories. IHS Press is launching a new series of books, Gates of Vienna, named after the famous Catholic victory won by Polish knights in 1683 at Vienna that stopped the last Islamic invasion of Europe. This series will reprint important classic books covering Church history.
Una Voce (from the Preface of the Most Holy Trinity – with one voice) is an international federation of associations, founded in 1966 in Rome, that now includes national associations in 17 nations on every continent. It is dedicated to ensuring that the Roman Mass codified by St. Pius V is maintained as one of the forms of eucharistic worship which are honored in universal liturgical life, and to restoring the use of Latin, Gregorian Chant, and sacred polyphony in Catholic liturgy. The site provides information about Una Voce; available publications and DVDs; and links to devotional sites, Catholic doctrinal and dogmatic documents, ecclesiastical documents, journals and Latin language documents, liturgy, sacred music, and many other links to sites of interest to orthodox Catholics.
Father John Hardon, SJ was an ardent defender of Catholic dogma and doctrine. Some of Father Hardon's best-known books are the Catholic Catechism, the Modern Catholic Dictionary, and the Treasury of Catholic Wisdom. But over and above these, he wrote literally thousands of articles of timeless value dealing with practically all aspects of the Catholic Faith. Many of these are contained in this archive. Upon reading them you will discover the mind and expressions of a saint who always wrote to help his readers more deeply know and love the Catholic Church and her faith. Few, either in the past or in the present, have written about these matters as well as Father Hardon.
The Roman Theological Forum is an association of scholars working with other interested persons for the advancement of theology and philosophy within the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. It addresses contemporary questions of theology and philosophy, beginning from a Thomist point of view, and it is promoting with special attention a neo-Patristic approach to the interpretation of Sacred Scripture. The Forum promotes a neo-Patristic approach to Sacred Scripture, that is, an updated method of interpretation, rooted faithfully in the perennial tradition of the Fathers of the Church, which takes into account the Four Senses of the Inspired Word of God (cf. the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 115-119) and which upholds its complete inerrancy.
ScriptureCatholic.com is one of the most comprehensive Catholic apologetics websites on the internet. It provides over 2,000 Scripture citations from the Old and New Testament that explain and defend the teachings of the Catholic Church. This site also provides hundreds of excerpts from the writings of the early Church Fathers (1st through 8th centuries). These writings explain the Fathers' interpretation of Scripture and demonstrate that the early Church was unequivocally Catholic. Through the study of Scripture and the Church Fathers, we see that, not only is the Catholic faith biblical, Catholicism is Bible Christianity par excellence.
Roman Catholic Books provides reprints of classic, orthodox Catholic books suitable for people of all ages. The books available at this site support the Magisterium of the Catholic Church in all areas pertinent to the salvation of Catholics.
Angelus Press promotes the immemorial Traditions of the Catholic Faith and the Tridentine Rite of the Mass with an unswerving commitment to orthodoxy and the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. As an apostolate of the Catholic press, it has the mission of spreading the Faith through the printed word by our books and magazine publications. The Angelus Press offers resources ranging from the promotion of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the spiritual life, and lives of the Saints, to the crisis in the Church, theology, liturgy, and catechetics -- anything that will help the Christian save his soul.
St. Mary Roman Catholic Church
250 South 12th St., Reading, PA 19602