Catholic Resources

Catholic Worship

  • Universalis
    • Pray the Divine Office (the Church's formal daily prayer) online

Learn about the Faith (Evangelization and Apologetics)

  • Busted Halo
    • A site aimed at young adult spiritual seekers, run by the Paulist order
  • Catholic Answers
    • Comprehensive site on Catholic teaching; provides answers to common questions about the faith

The Church Hierarchy

  • The Holy See
    • English language website for the Vatican, home of the Bishop of Rome (the Pope)
  • The Archdiocese of Los Angeles
    • My own home diocese, the territory of the Archbishop of Los Angeles, leading a local church of 4.5+ million Roman Catholics in the greater L.A. Area.

Catholic Reference Documents

  • The Holy Bible (NAB)
    • The Catholic English translation of the sacred scriptures for the United States
    • "Ignorance of the Scriptures is ignorance of Christ" - St. Jerome
  • The Catechism of the Catholic Church
    • The Catholic Church's summary of her beliefs and teachings
    • "The Catechism of the Catholic Church, lastly, is offered to every individual who asks us to give an account of the hope that is in us (cf. 1 Pet 3:15) and who wants to know what the Catholic Church believes." - Pope John Paul II (Fidei Depositum)
  • The Code of Canon Law
    • The universal laws of the Latin church, useful for understanding the way the Church governs herself and operates as a human society
  • The Documents of Vatican II
    • The collected documents of the Church's 21st Ecumenical Council
    • Read what the council really said in its call to the Church to adapt herself to ministry in the modern world!
  • Official Acts of the Holy See
    • For those who want to dig deep into the various proclamations and actions of the popes, the Vatican's archives of the official acts of the Holy See

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