CHURCH NEWS AND INFORMATION www.catholic.org Catholic Online gives the largest and broadest population of Catholics worldwide easy access to comprehensive, educational and timely information about Catholicism, and provides a range of easy methods to integrate their faith into their daily lives. The mission of Catholic Online is to accurately represent the Catholic religion: its “past” and present. Catholic Online provides over five million pages of content including the largest online historical and biblical database about the Catholic Church including comprehensive information about over 7,000 Catholic saints, comprehensive online scriptures from all books of the Old and New Testament, and opportunities to access prayers from our Catholic tradition.
www.CatholicWeb.com. CatholicWeb provides free search tools via TheCatholicDirectory.com for visitors looking up information about diocese, schools, ministries, and churches. Visitors can find Mass times, weekly bulletins, web sites, email addresses, maps, directions, staff, and other important information. The Catholic Directory receives on average over 50,000 visitors daily exceeding 18 million visitors per year. If you are going on vacation and are wondering where to find a Church where you can attend Mass on Sunday, you can find it here.
www.whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com This is a very helpful and informative weblog that covers a wide range of Church gossip and news related to what is happening in the Church in the United States and the Church throughout the world.
www.NCRegister.com The National Catholic Register is a Catholic News source, a service of EWTN, that gives updates on important national and international news items that are significant to Catholics in the United States.
www.usccb.org This is the official web site of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. On this web site, you will find important resources, news and information about what is happening in the Church in the United States.
www.archchicago.org This is the official web site of the Archdiocese of Chicago. On this web site, you will find important resources, news and information about what is happening in the Archdiocese of Chicago.
www.catholiccharities.net This web site provides information about all the resources that Catholic Charities offers to people in need. They sponsor 159 programs at 156 locations across Cook and Lake counties to help people of all races and religions move toward empowerment and self-sufficiency. Last year Catholic Charities served more than 1 million parents, children, seniors and individuals.
www.ilcatholic.org This is the official web site of the Catholic Conference of Illinois. The Catholic Conference of Illinois (CCI) was created in 1969 to serve as the public policy voice of the Illinois bishops and lay Catholics. It interacts with the state legislature, the governor’s office and all elements of state government to promote and defend the interests of the Church. This web site provides information and updates on legislative issues that have an impact on the Catholic Church in the United States.