LINKS

We have gathered a number of links to sites that we think will inform, inspire and, hopefully, enrich your personal spiritual life and help you become a more prayerful member of the community.  Are there other links we should have? Please let us know.

CHURCH 

Diocese of Cleveland

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Vatican

Catholic Conference of Ohio

Mass Times A nationwide ministry to traveling Catholics that provides information on the location of nearby churches and the times of Masses, adoration, confession and devotions on weekends, weekdays and holy days. The languages of the services and information on wheelchair access are also included.

REFERENCE

Catechism of the Catholic Church complete, searchable online version

Catholic encyclopedia 1913 edition of the Catholic encyclopedia. Although some of the material is out of date, other articles are still useful.

Living Faith at Work: Father Norm Douglas has this site to help people live their faith at work.

For Your Marriage: USCCB website for Marriages.

PRAYER

Dynamic Catholic—Matthew Kelly

Sacred Space-the prayer site run by the Irish Jesuits

Gratefullness.org  – provides resources for living in the gentle power of gratefulness, which restores courage, reconciles relationships, and heals our Earth.

Liturgy of the Hours offers daily printouts of morning, evening and night prayer in booklet format for use in groups or standard format for PDAs. Registration is required to view the prayers.

RETREATS

In Northeast Ohio

Jesuit Retreat House

Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat house in Clinton, Ohio (just south of Akron)

A little farther away:

Benedictine Sisters of Erie, PA.

Abbey of the Genesee Trappist Monastery in Piffard, NY

The Abbey of Gethsemani Trappist Monastery near Bardstown, Kentucky (and home of Thomas Merton)

NEWS

Catholic News Service

CATHOLIC PUBLICATIONS

National Catholic Reporter independent, Catholic newsweekly

U.S. Catholic a monthly forum for lay Catholics, covering issues of concern to Catholics in their everyday lives

America magazine the national Catholic weekly magazine for thinking Catholics and those who want to know what Catholics are thinking

Commonweal a review of religion, politics and culture, edited by Catholic lay people since 1924

The Tablet international Catholic weekly newspaper

Salt of the Earth the online resource for social justice

MISCELLANEOUS SITES

Website for Kids: http://www.catholic-kids.com

Everyday Catholic: www.everydaycatholic.org

Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Northeast Ohio: www.cmfneo.com

The Christophers:  http://www.christophers.org/

Pauline Books: http://www.pauline.org

Our Sunday Visitor: www.osv.com

Search the Bible for a quote: http://bible.gospelcom.net/cgi-bin/bible

OTHER SPIRITUAL RESOURCES

Beliefnet articles, discussion groups, inspiration, meditations, prayer circles, quizzes

Online Spirituality Resources (lots of links to check out!) Links page from Creighton Univ. collaborative Ministry

VOCATIONS

ChurchVocations.com Cleveland Diocesan Vocation office

Diaconate Office

St. Mary Seminary