Catholic Guide to the Internet



The homepage of the Franciscan magazine, St. Anthony Messenger, this site offers a sampler from e-cards to movie reviews to saint of the day.


Catholic Answers

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


Catholic Online

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


The Catholic Encyclopedia

This includes online text of the original 15 volumes of history, teaching and general information from the 1917 Catholic Encyclopedia.  It’s excellent for historical research, but does not reflect modern thought or teaching.



Wikipedia is the online encyclopedia that anyone can edit, so the information here should be checked against other, more orthodox sources.





Knights of Columbus

Home of the world’s foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society.


The Holy See

All major Church documents, papal writings, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, art and even “secret” archives can be found here.  The search engine is a bit cumbersome, and not all documents are available in English, but it’s still the first place for all things Catholic.


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

The official site of the U.S. Catholic bishops includes an online Bible, the Catechism, publications, movie reviews and more.





Busted Halo

Online magazine for spiritual seekers in their 20s and 30s from the Paulists.


Catholic Exchange

News, comments, reviews, movies, blogs from well-known authors.


Catholic News Service

The oldest and largest news service specializing in reporting on religion.


Catholic World News

Global news coverage with Catholic emphasis.


EWTN Global Catholic Network

Site of the Eternal Word Television Network with TV, radio and library resources.



Online magazine covering politics, science, economy and the arts.


Ignatius Press

Home page of Ignatius Press.


Our Sunday Visitor

Home of Our Sunday Visitor, with news, information and archives.


U.S. Catholic

General interest magazine for American Catholics.


Vatican Radio

Programs in 40 different languages from 61 different countries.


Zenit—The World Seen from Rome

International news agency focusing on the Vatican and the Church.






Catholic area of the general religious/spirituality site.


Catholic First

Prayers, saints, Scripture, Church teachings.


Catholic Treasury

Catholic beliefs, prayers, spiritual teaching.





Bible Resources

A vast array of Bible resources collected by Jesuit Father Felix Just.


New American Bible

New American Bible online with search engine.


St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology

Resources for Bible study from Scott Hahn.





Catholic Charities

Network of social service organizations in the United States.


Catholic Network of Volunteer Service

Listing of more than 200 volunteer opportunities in the United States and overseas.


Catholic Relief Services

The official international humanitarian agency of the U.S. Catholic community.





Association of Hebrew Catholics

Designed to preserve the identity and heritage of Catholics of Jewish origin witin the Church.


Canon Law

Dr. Edward peters’ canon law resources.


Catholic Match

Catholic singles and dating site.


Catholics Come Home

Ministry for fallen-away Catholics who wish to return to the Church.


Catholics in the Military

Site for Catholics serviing in the armed forces, their families and loved ones.

Site of St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers, a site for husbands and dads.


Family Life Center International

Articles on faith and family life with Catholic emphasis.


Theology Cafe

Faith-sharing website for young Catholic adults.





Catholic Culture

Information on Catholic life sponsored by Trinity Communications.


Catholic Forum

A forum and discussion area for Catholics.





Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

The collective voice of Catholic higher education in the United States.


Catholic Educator’s Resource Center

Resource library of the Church’s moral and social teachings.





Catholic Doors

Midi music of favorite Catholic hyms.



Clean Catholic jokes.


Greeting Cards

Free online e-cards with Catholic imspiration.


Pope Benedict Fan Club

Just what it says—a fan club for the Pope.





Veritas Financial Ministers

Financial advice from a faithful Catholic perspective.





Mass Times

Times and places of Masses around the world.


Sacred Space

Online daily prayer and Scripture from the Irish Jesuits.





Biblia Clerus

Sacred Scripture, its interpretation in light of Sacred Tradition and the teachings of the magisterium, with appropriate theological commentary and exegesis.


Catholic Biblical Association of America

Association for scholarly study in Scripture.


Catholic Liturgical Library

All things related to the Latin rite of the liturgy.

History of Catholicism in the United States.


Code of Canon Law

Entire code of canon law onine.


Papal Encyclicals

An extensive collection of papal encyclicals and other papal documents from the current pope back to Pope Honorius (1226).





Americans United for Life

Pro-life information.


Couple to Couple League

Information on natural family planning.


Human Life International

International pro-life organization.


National Right to Life

The ultimate goal of the National Right to Life Committee is to restore legal protection to innocent human life.


Pure Love Club

Abstinence education from Catholic Answers.





Catholics on Call

Vocational website from the Bernardin Center at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago


Institute on Religious Life

Resources for those interested in religious life.





Ask a Catholic

Questions and answers about the Catholic faith.


Becoming Catholic

First-person accounts of conversion from a catechist’s point of view.

Questions and answers about the faith.





Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights

Defending the rights of Catholics in the public arena.


Faithful Citizenship

A site sponsored by the U.S. bishops’ conference.  It offers resources for educators and families.





Catholic Shrines

List of all Catholic shrines in the United States.


Divine Mercy

Information about the devotion to Divine Mercy.


Index of Patron Saints

Ideal for confirmation names.



Official site of the shrine at Lourdes, with online prayer requests.


Online Guide to Saint Benedict of Nursia

The life of St. Benedict and instruction on Benedictine theology and modern monasticism.


Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patronness of the Americas

Extensive information on Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.





Catholic Prayers

Nearly 3,000 Catholic prayers from ancient to modern times.



Daily liturgy of the Hours.



A list of 182 novenas on virtually every topic imaginable.



Office of Readings (British website, so texts and feast days may differ somewhat from U.S. texts).





Sodality of Our Lady

Association to foster love for Our Lady.


The Mary Page

Home of the largest collection of materials on Mary, from the University of Dayton in Ohio.