› US Conference of Catholic Bishops: New American Bible Online and Daily Readings


Catholic Organizations:

› US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

The official website of the United States bishops

› The Vatican

› The Vatican on YouTube


Cemeteries & Burial Information:

› The Catholic Cemeteries Association

Information on Pittsburgh area cemeteries

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› Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

› Safe Environment Database Application

› Pittsburgh Catholic

Official newspaper of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh


Family Life:

› Diocese of Pittsburgh: Office for Adult and Family Faith Formation

› For Your Marriage

Sponsored by the US Bishops


Local Government:

› Aspinwall Borough

› Fox Chapel Borough

› O'Hara Township

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Local Parishes:

› St. Pio of Pietrelcina, Blawnox

› St. Joseph, O’Hara Township

› St. Juan Diego, Sharpsburg

› St. Mary of the Assumption, Glenshaw


Mass Schedules:

› Mass Times for Travelers



› Catholic News Service

"Catholic News Service, serving since 1920 as a news agency specializing in reporting religion, is the primary source of national and world news that appears in the U.S. Catholic press."


Periodicals - Newspapers:

› The Pittsburgh Catholic

Weekly diocesan newspaper

› Our Sunday Visitor

› National Catholic Reporter

An independent Catholic news source, published by lay people.

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Periodicals - Magazines:

› America

A magazine published 39 times a year by the Jesuits.

› Commonweal

An independent journal of opinion published 22 times a year by lay Catholics.

› The Liguorian

A magazine published 10 times a year by the Redemptorists.

› St. Anthony Messenger

Published 12 times a year by the Franciscans.

› U.S. Catholic

Published 12 times a year by the Claretians.


Prayer And Spiritual Growth:

› Contemplative Outreach

An organization formed "to renew the Christian contemplative heritage through sharing the method of Centering Prayer with all who wish to learn."

› Creighton University Online Ministries

Daily readings and reflections, guides for prayer during Advent and Lent, and a 39-week Online Retreat, all in the tradition of St. Ignatius Loyola (founder of the Jesuit religious order).

› Sacred Space—Daily Prayer Online

A prayer site sponsored by the Irish Jesuits that features a form of lectio divina (prayerful reflection on the Scriptures).

› US Conference of Catholic Bishops: Daily Readings

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› Franciscan Media

An all-purpose Catholic website sponsored by the Franciscans. It includes information on many publications, a saint of the day, questions and answers, and other resources.

› Ave Maria Press

› Liguori Publications

› Liturgical Press

Specializing in publications related to Catholic liturgy.

› Liturgy Training Publications

Includes resources for people in parish ministries.

› Loyola Press

Includes a variety of resources from the Jesuits.

› Paulist Press

› Twenty-Third Publications


Religious Education:

› Call to Faith

Website associated with our religious education textbooks, with resources for students, catechists and families.

› Catechism of the Catholic Church

Text of the universal catechism, from the US bishops’ website

› Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church

A summary of Church teaching in the area of social concerns, compiled by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

› Diocesan Catechist Certification Program

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› The Church in the 21st Century

An initiative of Boston College, meant to be "a catalyst and resource for the renewal of the Catholic Church in the United States." Includes C21 Resources, a free publication that pulls together articles from Catholic periodicals on a topic. The site also features a Webcast Archive of many talks given at B.C. over several years and information on continuing education online.


Social Concern:

› Catholic Campaign for Human Development

A "Catholic domestic anti-poverty campaign investing in human development and institutional change." Sponsored by the USCCB.

› Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh

The primary social service agency of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

› Catholic Relief Services

“The official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States”

› Catholic Social Teaching Resources

This page from the USCCB website links to a variety of sources for Catholic social teaching.

› Catholics Confront Global Poverty

A joint enterprise of the USCCB and Catholic Relief Services, this site presents information on global poverty and ways for people to act to make a difference.

› Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church

A summary of Church teaching in the area of social concerns, compiled by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

› Habitat for Humanity (Allegheny Valley)

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› High Hopes for Haiti

Provides information about Good Samaritans School in St. Marc, Haiti, where St. Scholastica sponsors several students. The site includes information on other projects of the Mortel Family Charitable Foundation.

› Haiti Background Information

Sites mentioned on our Haiti webpage.

· CIA: The World FactBook

· Country Studies: Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress

› News Articles on Haiti

· Environment News Service: September 22, 2009

Clinton Global Initiative Opens With Clean Water Commitment for Haiti

· Hartford Web Publishing: AP Article NY Times: March, 23 2003

Foret des Pins

· New York Times: Op-Ed: March 30, 2009

Haiti’s Big Chance

· Voice of America: February 18, 2010

Haiti and MINUSTAH

· Voice of America: September 4, 2009

UN Chief Says Haiti Has Chance to Progress

· Wikipedia: Haiti

· Wikipedia: Culture of Haiti


› The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

The public affairs arm of Pennsylvania’s Catholic bishops and the Catholic dioceses of Pennsylvania


Young Adult:

› Busted Halo

An online magazine for young adult spiritual seekers, sponsored by the Paulist Fathers.


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