Archdiocese of Vancouver The Archdiocese of Vancouver Web Site Main Index
BC Catholic: BC Catholic newspaper for the Archdiocese of Vancouver] featuring news, columns, information and more.
Federal Election – Catholic Viewpoint – Election information and resources.

VaticanOfficial web site of the Holy See, information about the Holy Father, Vatican News Services, Vatican Museums, faith documents, and more.
L’Osservatore RomanoThe best print source of Vatican news
Vatican City
A site dedicated to information about the Vatican city – history & present
Vatican Library – A contact site for resources of the Vatican Library
Vatican Museums – CHRISTUS REX is a private, non-profit organization which presents over 5000 images of religious works of art preserved in churches, cathedrals and monasteries all over the world.
Vatican Radio– English Language version

Anti-Catholic Forgeries – A series of files on various anti-Catholic forgeries, such as the Bishop Strossmeyer forgery, Maria Monk, the Cardinal Hosius quotation, and others.
Biblical Evidence for Catholicism – A biblical defense and amassing of evidence in favor of Catholic doctrines. Also, much on Church history, culture, British Isles, & quote pages for Muggeridge, Chesterton, Howard & C.S. Lewis
Catholic Answers – A site for defending the faith and spreading the word

The Catholic Legate – To advance and propagate the truth of the Catholic faith to everyone
Corunum Catholic Website – A Web page is dedicated to the defense of Catholic doctrines within Patristic thought
Lumen Verum Apologetics – Excellent Australian apologetics web site. This site has a 30-part course in apologetics, explains the Apostle’s Creed, the Ten Commandments and the Seven Sacraments

Art & Music
Christus Rex – A private, non-profit organization which presents over 5000 images of religious works of
art preserved in churches, cathedrals and Vatican.

of Solesmes

The renowned Benedictine masters of the Gregorian chant

Cardinal Newman Society A Catholic association devoted to the propagation of Catholic education in the spirit of Cardinal Newman
Catholic Associations
An independent homepage on spirituality, particularly on Catholic Christian spirituality &drugs, with numerous links to agencies, associations, organizations, dioceses, churches, personal home pages, schools, & more
Christi Fideles Catholics organizing retreats, colloquia, and events to better inform our faith tradition
The Irish Theological Association An association of theologians with good links
St. Joseph’s Workers for Life and Family A site dedicated to distributing Catholic information and educational resources to strengthen the traditional Catholic family unit.
Catholic Cursillo Council
– "A
guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Cursillo Communities of Western Canada"

Catholic Calendar Pages

Possibly the best liturgical calendar on the net

Canadian Information
Archdiocese of Halifax A site reflecting the dynamic Catholic spirit of this maritime Archdiocese
Archdiocese of Hamilton (Ontario) This site is dedicated to a beautiful Catholic community just West of the Megacity
Alpha for Catholics
– helping Catholic parishes to share the faith

Canadian Catholic Historical Association – A National Society For the Promotion of Interest in the History of the Canadian Catholic Church

Canadian Catholic Radio – The main goal of Canadian Catholic Radio is to establish Catholic Radio Stations throughout Canada and to evangelize through the media of Radio, Television, Conferences and other Public Meetings.
Canadian Catholic Website – COMMUNION (i.e. this site) is a place where Canadian Catholics find fellowship and learn about the faith. But if you’re not Catholic or Canadian, please stick around.
Canadian Catholics Information Network – A site providing access to information and fora at web sites that follow the Magisterium of the Catholic Church
Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops It is one of a network of episcopal conferences established by Vatican Council II
Canadian Daily Mass – Daily Mass as seen on Vision TV

Canadian Martyrs’ Shrine Shrine to the Canadian Jesuit martyrs
Canadian Religious Conference – Called to be a prophetic voice in the world, the Canadian Religious Conference (CRC) represents the leaders of Catholic religious congregations (sisters, brothers, priests of religious orders) in Canada. Established in 1954, the Conference assures a leadership that is representative of the languages, cultures, rites, and geography of its members.
Catholic Canada – Catholic Canada Directory: a Canadian search engine of Catholic sites and resources on the web
Catholic Civil Rights League – of Canada
Saint Anthony’s Cyberguide – A complete directory to the Catholic Church in Canada
Saint Patrick’s Basilica (Ottawa) The Catholic jewel of Canada’s federal capital city, close to the Parliament
Saint Joseph Oratory Famous oratory in Montreal, founded by Brother Andre in 1904

The Coming Home Network The purpose of The Coming Home Network International (CHNetwork) is to provide fellowship, encouragement and support for pastors and laymen of other traditions (Protestant, Orthodox, etc..) who are somewhere along the journey or have already converted to the Catholic Church. The CHNetwork is committed to assisting and standing beside all inquirers, serving as a friend and an advocate.
Once Catholic A welcoming, interactive site for inactive Catholics to post stories, find resources and reconnect with the local Catholic community.
Rite of Christian Initiation of AdultsRCIA is a class for people who would like to know more about the Roman Catholic faith. It is also for those who desire to be received in full communion to the Catholic Church.
How Does A Person Become a Catholic There are several ways to become a Catholic. The Catholic Church warmly welcomes new members and tries to provide appropriate spiritual formation according to each person’s needs. In general, though, people who are becoming Catholic fall into three categories: infants and young children; people who, whether baptized or unbaptized, have had little or no affiliation with or religious training in the Christian faith; and baptized people who have been active members in other Christian denominations.

Education & Learning
Bible Concordance This is a short doctrinal concordance of the Catholic faith. It is not a complete concordance. The purpose is to give people interested in Catholicism a quick reference for the most common items of the faith. Particularly in areas where Catholics and other religions disagree.
Catholic Education a collection of online articles, which offer uncompromising support for the Church’s voice in contemporary society.
Catholic Home Study Service – This site offers six free courses on Catholicism. A great catechetical tool for families.
SummaTheologica – The theological masterpiece of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Fathers the Church – Most of these works are presented in a rough format.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Catholic Church A comprehensive site that explores many of the questions most often asked about the Catholic Faith.
How to recite the rosary – Copy and distribute this sheet.

Bountyful House Counselling centre for addictions, established in 1987 by Fr. Mackey, O.M.I., Vancouver, B.C.
Catholic Health Association of British Columbia – Become a member today!

Catholic Doctors (Britain) A guild of Catholic doctors united by Catholic practices
Catholic Health World An excellent Catholic health issues resource

of the Society for the Renewal of The sacred Liturgy

Catholic Liturgy
– Probably the most comprehensive site on the subject of the liturgy.
Latin Mass Society – An association of Catholic faithful dedicated to the preservation of the traditional Latin Mass
as one of the legitimate forms of the Church’s liturgy
Universalis– About the liturgy, especially how to pray the Divine Office
The Society of St. Gregory– The Society of Saint Gregory is the national society for music and liturgy in the Catholic Church in the British Isles.
C.I.E.L. Canada– Canadian chapter of an International group of scholars pursuing study of the liturgy

Links & Resources
Catholic links –
carefully screened site of thousands of Catholic links for faithfulness to Catholic
teaching, focusing on sites providing a national service or unique information
– Directory of Catholic web sites.
– Canadian Catholics Information Network. Catholic Links.
These sites are particularly informative, interesting, and useful.
Catholic Encyclopedia
The online version of the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia
Catholic Goldmine The name says it all
Catholic Online A potpourri of Catholic info and resources
New Advent
Simple layout with a well chosen list of Catholic sites, as well as an on-line Catholic encyclopedia
Peters Net
Another large resource of Catholic sites which are reviewed and rated
RC Net A solid array of Catholic info and links


The Adoremus Bulletin, a liturgical journal published by Adoremus: Society for the Renewal of the Sacred Liturgy, is dedicated to the authentic renewal of the Sacred Liturgy according to the Second Vatican Council’s
Constitution on the Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium.
Christusrex.org A universal site of information regarding history, polemics, liturgy, apologetics, and heuristic information about Catholicism, Catholic practices, Chaotic ideologies, Catholic beliefs
The Catholic Internet Directory the most comprehensive guide to Catholic Information on the Internet. The directory has been updated monthly since April 1995.

Beatitude CommunityLa vocation de la Communauté n’est autre qu’un appel à être véritable peuple de Dieu aspirant à la vie trinitaire, et comme Thérèse de l’Enfant-Jésus choisissant tout, elle se situe au coeur de l’Eglise pour être l’Amour.
Campaign Life Canadian Food For Children – is an organization devoted to helping the poor in undeveloped countries
Catherine of Siena Institute – equipping parishes to form lay apostles

Catholic Christian Outreach – university student movement dedicated to evangelization.
Catholic Church Extension Society – Catholic Missions In Canada site
Catholic Educators’ Resource Centre – library of tools and texts for educators
Catholic Mom
A site for sharing and learning about parenting and faith issues
Catholic Information NetworkCatholic Information Network (CIN) offers a free exchange of news, information and discussion
Catholic Net – Catholic Information Centre on the Internet
Catholic Sermons
A resource for homilies and sermons, with many links to other related Catholic sites
Catholic Online
– Serving as a Centre for the Exchange of Information for Catholics and All People of God, to Help them Deepen their understanding of the Catholic Faith
Community of St. John
A community whose members want to live the evangelical counsels rooted in the three covenants – Jesus, Mary, Peter
Companions of the Cross
A Eucharistic community, believing the sacrifice of the Mass to be the principal source and summit of the Christian life.
Development & Peace
The official international development agency of the Canadian Catholic Church
– Mother Angelica’s Site
Famille Marie-Jeunesse
"Being there simply for the Beauty & Joy of God" (French only)
Heralds of the Gospel
An association comprised mainly of young people who practice celibacy and dedicate their entire lives to the apostolate
Institute of the Incarnate Word
A community consecrated to the Blessed Virgin Mary according to the method laid down by Saint Louis de Montfort.
Lambs of Jesus
the Lambs of Jesus youth catechetical program
– Canadian Web Site – Communities of life with people who have developmental disabilities
L’Arche Greater Vancouver
– Changing the world one heart at a time.
Legion of Mary
– a global association of Catholic laity
Lourdes (France)
Details of pilgrimages and information regarding this Marian shrine, founded after the 1858 apparitions of our Lady
Madonna House
Marian community in Combermere, Ontario, founded by Catherine Dougherty

Martyrs’ Shrine (Midland, Ont.)

The Mystical Rose Catholic Page
– This beautiful site is dedicated to exploring and celebrating the joyful, holistic and mystical aspects of Catholicism.
Net Canada
A Catholic youth ministry committed to challenging young Catholic to embrace their faith more profoundly
New Communities Movements – Report on 2003 summer pilgrimage

Pontifical Missions Societies
Project Brotherhood – Teens Growing and Helping Those in Great Need
Saint of the Day
Serra – Promoting Priestly & Religious Vocations
Vocations.ca – A Canadian site with information on all vocations in life: the priesthood, the consecrated life, the diaconal, the married vocation and the vocation to the single state.

Zenit– The Catholic news perspective as seen from Rome
Eternal World Television Network (EWTN) – Mother Angelica’s television network web site. There is an excellent Catholic Q&A in the Faith drop down list and an extensive document library in the
Libraries drop down list

Catholic Women’s League Website of the BritishColumbia & YukonProvincial Council
Catholic Organizations
A Catholic Internet Directory of Catholic Organizations
Knights of Columbus A society of Catholic men involved in many faith-related activities
Legion of Mary Meeting the spiritual needs of the parish community through prayer and service
Opus Dei Opus Dei is a personal prelature of the Catholic Church. It was founded in 1928, by St. Josemaría Escrivá

Catholic Insight – One of the best Canadian Catholic magazines, edited by Fr. Alphonse de Valk, C.S.B.
Christian Order – Britain’s best Catholic periodical
Inside the Vatican – Beautiful magazine on Church art, history and current issues of faith
30 Days – International Catholic magazine based in Rome.

The Interim (Canada)
– Probably the best Pro-life paper
Priests for Life
– Officially approved association of Catholic Clergy who give special emphasis to the pro-life teachings of the Church.
Priests for Life (Canada)
– Association of Canadian Catholic priests and lay people who give special emphasis to promoting and defending the sanctity of human life.
Human Life International
– Promotes and defends the sanctity of life and family around the world according to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church
Catholics United for Life
– Southeast Michigan branch of nationwide organization. “We come together to pray and give witness for the protection of all preborn humans.”
Life Issues
  – An excellent pro-life resource edited by Fr. Novotny, O.M.I., a missionary priest working in Japan.
National Campus Life Network – A Pro-life site for & by Canadian university students
Inter Life – One of the best sources for Pro-life news on the net

Catholic Books Online
Catholic Books – Sells Catholic books at discounted prices. Contains details about each title, and browse Catholic books by topic..

Catholic Net Periodicals – A news and Literature site
Four Courts Press – A reputable publishing house with a superb theological section
Ignatius Press – America’s premier Catholic publisher/bookstore
Pax Books – The exclusive and authorized internet distributor for publications of the Vatican Publishing House and many other Catholic institutes.
St. Philip’s Books – Specialist in Catholic books: rare, secondhand, and new
Tan Books Catholic books from including lives of the saints, Bible, angels, children’s books, apologetics, morality, religion
The Saint Austin Press
– An excellent source for Catholic books both new and old
Today’s Spirituality – Spirituality for Today is an interactive monthly magazine dedicated to a variety of current themes and questions concerning
the Christian faith in this postmodern age.

Relationships & Sexual Issues
Catholic Singles Page A chance for Catholic singles to meet on-line
Courage Site dedicated to helping people attracted to the same sex live a chaste Catholic life
S.S.M.L. The same sex attraction morality league

Religious Congregations
Beatitude Community La vocation de la Communauté n’est autre qu’un appel à être véritable peuple de Dieu aspirant à la vie trinitaire, et comme Thérèse de l’Enfant-Jésus choisissant tout, elle se situe au coeur de l’Eglise pour être l’Amour.
Benedictines (N. Mex., USA) O.S.B. in the desert who daily praise God, following St. Benedict’s Rule
Companions of the Cross A new congregation of Catholic priests, founded in the 1980s, involved in pastoral, educational and youth ministry
Dominicans A site dedicated to info about this famous mendicant order
Jesuits The Society of Jesus: missionary activity and resources – don’t miss the Irish Jesuit’s prayer site “Sacred Space”.
Jesuits (Canada) Jesuits of Upper Canada
Oblates of Mary Immaculate The Oblates of Mary Immaculate general info page
Passionists A site dedicated to the Congregation of the Passion
Sisters of the Precious Blood Website of the Sisters of the Precious Blood
Sisters of St. Joseph Website of the Sisters of St. Joseph

Ave Maria College
A newly established Catholic college, in the United States
Canadian Universities Information – a listing of Catholic Youth University Groups
Catholic University of America The national university of the Catholic Church in the United States
Dominican College Dominican Order college, in Ottawa, offering philosophy and theology courses
Franciscan University of Steubenville A
Catholic Liberal Arts College in Ohio
Redeemer Pacific College – RPC is an orthodox Catholic college that is partnered with Trinity Western University (TWU) and affiliated with Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS). We have been in operation since 1999 and currently offer 60 credits worth of Catholic content courses towards a TWU degree. We are located in Langley approximately 45 – 60 minutes outside of Vancouver.
Saint Paul University University by the Rideau river, offering courses in theology, pastoral studies, etc. – especially noted for its Faculty of Canon Law.
Holy Apostles Seminary
Committed to providing solid formation in all aspects of seminary life
St. Peter’s College – Muenster, Saskatchewan
Thomas Aquinas College, CAA Catholic Liberal Arts College in California

Worldwide Diocese, Churches & Information

Anima Christi
This site in the UK provides a chat room, message and prayer boards, regular reflections and a weekly bulletin, confidential spiritual guidance, weekly Bible study and daily prayer meetings.

Catholic Ireland
Comprehensive site of the Catholic Church in Ireland: its history, list of diocesan sites, religious congregations, etc.
The Catholic Pages – Another excellent Australian Catholic web site. The site is updated daily with news and is well worth a visit. Enjoy the humour section.

Portsmouth Diocese, U.K. A vibrant Catholic community engaged in the service of our Lord from within and without their beautiful English diocese.

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes – The official site maintained by the Sanctuary of Lourdes. All the history, news, and information, about the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to Bernadette Soubirous.
Veritas Singapore’s Catholic Archdiocese with many related Catholic sites and interests
Westminster Cathedral (London, England) The pride and joy of Londinium Catholics

Women in the Catholic Church

The Catholic Mother’s Internet Connection A place to enable Catholic moms from around the world to make contact with each other and establish friendships.
w: Biblical Studies Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Women for Faith & Family A site which:

  • assists orthodox Catholic women in their effort to provide witness to their faith, both to their families and to the world.
  • aids women in their efforts to deepen their understanding of the Catholic Faith.
  • aids faithful Catholic women in their desire for fellowship with others who share their faith and commitment.
  • serves as a channel through which questions from Catholic women seeking guidance or information can be directed.