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American Catholic
Contains monthly newsletter, daily and seasonal features, reflections, and youth and family corner.

Amnesty International
A world wide campaigning movement that works to promote human rights and other international standards

Apple Seeds
Quotations and short stories that promote positive attitudes and human dignity.

Blue Letter Bible
Search for a passage, word or phrase in the Bible. Use dictionaries, commentaries and study tools.

New American Bible

Search for a passage, word or phrase in the Bible.

Bread for the World
Bread for the World is a nationwide Christian citizens movement seeking justice for the world’s hungry people by lobbying our nation’s decision makers.

Campus Journal
Daily devotionals for college students
Includes a “Catholic Start Page” for your browser, articles and news, and thousands of links.

Catholic Prayers

The Center for Liturgy at Saint Louis University
Site dedicated to Sunday liturgy preparation which includes readings, reflections and study aides. Also has ideas for appropriate music and intercessions.

Christian Religions
Anglican Catholic
Christian Scientist
Eastern Orthodox
Greek Orthodox
Jehovah’s Witness
United Church of Christ

Cross Search
A Christian resource directory

Death Penalty Moratorium
List of resources and links on the topic.

Ethnic Cleansing
Read about the problem of Ethnic Cleansing, initiatives of Global Strategies International, and sign the Stockholm Accords.

Habitat for Humanity
A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness worldwide and to making adequate, affordable shelter a matter of conscience in action.

On-line lectionary with readings for the day.

Lord, Teach Us How to Pray
Prayer books online, resources to learn more about prayer, and resources for the seasons of Advent/Christmas and Lent/Easter

Meditation Room
List of guided meditations for relaxation

Online Christian community where young adults can identify and explore their relationship with God and others. Take the test to find out what spiritual type you are.

Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
A multicultural institute offering courses in hispanic ministry and language (English & Spanish).

Movie Reviews
A review of movies by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office for Film and Broadcasting according to artistic merit and moral suitability. The reviews include the USCCB rating, the Motion Picture Association of America rating, and a brief synopsis of the movie.

National Catholic Reporter
The National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company reports, comments and reflects on the church and society. It strives for excellence in its publications, supporting a full, honest and open exchange of ideas. It works out of a Roman Catholic tradition and an ecumenical spirit. It emphasizes solidarity with the oppressed and respect for all. It understands that peace, justice and integrity of environment are not only goals but also avenues of life.

National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness
A coalition working to end hunger and homelessness through education, service and action. Includes projects, action alert, materials and news.

Nonviolent Peaceforce
The mission of the Nonviolent Peaceforce is to build a trained, international civilian peaceforce committed to third-party nonviolent intervention.

Online Ministries for Everyday Life
Daily reflections, online retreat for everyday life, preparing for Sunday, etc.

Pax Christi USA
National Catholic peace movement that witnesses to the call of Christian nonviolence

The peaceCenter
The peaceCenter supports the learning of peace in our lives and the demonstration of peace within our community.

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
Website for the weekly show seen on PBS. Provides insightful coverage on issues of religion and ethics.

Religion Summary
Learn about the different religions of the world.

Sacred Space
Daily prayer on-line.

Sitios Catolico en el Internet en Espanol:

United States Congress
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
Learn more about congressional proceedings and contact your representative or senator to vote positively for the well being of all citizens of this nation.

Upper Room Ministries
Resources to help believers of all ages and denominations move to a deeper level of faith and service. Site includes a daily devotional guide and sections for families and young adults.

Voice of the Faithful
Information on a group that seeks to aid Catholic growth by providing a voice for the people of the church.

Women’s Global Connection
Offers a vitual gathering place for sharing women’s wisdom, experience and spirituality.

World Religions