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Useful electronic web links

The Catholic Church

The Holy See (The Vatican) www.vatican.va

The Catholic Church in England and Wales

The Catholic Church in Scotland. Scotland www.catholic-scotland.org.uk

www.catholic-ew.org.uk
Catholic Media Office (England and Wales)

CAFOD
The Development Agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales

www.ukvocation.org
The national vocations service for England and Wales

www.cin.org
Catholic Information Network.

www.zenit.org
Zenit Catholic News Agency

www.cathport.com

www.105live.vaticanradio.org

Vatican Radio

www.catholicenquiry.com

Catholic Enquiry Office, Australia

An excellent questions and answers Catholic website. http://www.catholic.com

 

Key Documents on Evangelisation

Evangelium Nuntiandi
www.vatican.va/.../paul_vi/apost_exhortations/documents/ hf_p-vi_exh_19751208_evangelii-nuntiandi_en.html

Redemptoris Missio
www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/encyclicals/documents/ hf_jp-ii_enc_07121990_redemptoris-missio_en.htm

Ad Gentes
www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/ documents/vat-ii_decree_19651207_ad-gentes_en.html

Lumen Gentium
www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/ documents/vat-ii_const_19641121_lumen-gentium_en.html

MISSION - A REQUIREMENT OF THE CHURCH'S CATHOLICITY
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church

DECREE ON THE CHURCH'S MISSIONARY ACTIVITY
Vatican II, Ad Gentes Divinitus, 1965

NOVO MILLENNIO INEUNTE (On the beginning of the New Millennium
Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II, 2001

DIALOGUE AND MISSION - Excerpt from NOVO MILLENNIO INEUNTE
Conclusion - DUC IN ALTUM! - Excerpt from NOVO MILLENNIO INEUNTE

DOMINUS IESUS (On the Unicity and Salvific Universality of Jesus Christ and The Church)
Declaration of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, 2000

REDEMPTORIS MISSIO (On the Permanent Validity of the Church's Missionary Mandate)
Encyclical of Pope John Paul II, 1990

TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN A SYMPOSIUM COMMEMORATING
THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ENCYCLICAL "REDEMPTORIS MISSIO"

Address of JOHN PAUL II, January 2000

EVANGELII PRAECONES (On Promotion of Catholic Missions)
Encyclical of Pius XII, 1951

PRINCEPS PASTORUM (On the Missions, Native Clergy, and Lay Participation)
Encyclical of John XXIII, 1959

RERUM ECCLESIAE (On Catholic Missions)
Encyclical of Pius XI, 1926

CHRISTI NOMEN (On the Propagation of Faith)
Encyclical of Leo XIII, 1894

Pope John Paul II's MESSAGE FOR WORLD MISSION SUNDAY, 2002

Previous WORLD DAY FOR MISSIONS MESSAGES
at the Vatican web site

PLUS: www.papalencyclicals.net

 

Sources of information and reference.

www.cin.org/mailman/listinfo/dailyworldtoday
A link where you can sign up to receive daily emails with passages and commentaries from the Navarre bible

The Bible Gateway (for ecumenical usage)
www.biblegateway.com provides a free service for reading and researching scripture online - all in the language or translation of your choice! They provide advanced searching capabilities based on keywords or scripture references, and various tools to enhance your study of the Bible.

www.ntgateway.com (for ecumenical usage)
The New Testament Gateway , an award winning web directory of internet resources on the New Testament. Browse or search annotated links on everything from the Greek New Testament to Jesus in Film .

www.dailygospel.com
Receive the Gospel of the day each day via email.

www.gospelcom.net (for ecumenical usage)

www.biblefamilytree.com

Bible genealogy and ancient history.

EWTN
www.ewtn.com

The Catechism of the Catholic Church
An on line Catechism.

CatholicCulture.org

A very good site offering a document library, website reviews, Catechism materials, liturgical resources and powerful research tools.

Catholic Resources on the Net.
www.cs.cmu.edu/People/spok/catholic

www.rejesus.co.uk
A site aimed at people enquiring about Christianity. It is an ecumenical initiative supported by the major denominations in the U.K.

http://www.1000questions.net/

A site for enquirers which tries to answer the fundamental questions in life.

www2.evansville.edu/ecoleweb/

Ecole Initiative (for ecumenical usage)
Encyclopedia of Early Church History

users.ox.ac.uk

Catholic Software MSDOS Executables
Downloadable copies of Vatican II documents, Code of Canon Law etc.

Computer-Assisted Theology (ecumenical resource)
An internet resource for the study and teaching of Theology

www.newadvent.com
The Catholic Encyclopaedia on-line.

www.assumption.edu/dep/Library/Guides/catholic.htm
Catholic Research Guide

Good for spiritual seekers: "Apple Seeds"® provides quotations and short stories from eclectic sources that promote positive attitudes, and development of holistic human dignity. http://www.appleseeds.org

www.wellsprings.org.uk/loudandclear/index.htm

A useful web page which includes links to a variety of Catholic sites.

www.monksofadoration.org

www.weekdaymasses.org.uk

 

 

Prayer and Worship

www.prayingeachday.org
Praying
Each Day includes a reflection and prayer specific to each day of the year, and also many links to 21 subjects of the school curriculum. Run by the De La Salle Brothers of Great Britain.

www.crosssearch.com (for ecumenical usage)
This website includes a reflection and prayer specific to each day of the year .

www.jesuit.ie/prayer/
Run by the Irish Jesuits this site is called Sacred Space and is "prayer space" on the web.

www.virtualrosary.org

Unsure of your calling in life? Why not check out a great little website called Compass Points?

www.wellsprings.org.uk

A beautiful site that draws on the wellsprings of Christian spirituality.

www.patmos.us

A resource site providing tools for worship and prayer.

www.members.aol.com

www.trinityshawls.com

Knit-to-Pray is a unique way for us to pray through reading and entering the Scripture Story and meditating on the Scripture reflections while knitting.

 

Youth Resources

www.iyln.com.

International Young Leaders Network seeks to identify, nurture, sustain and train young and emerging catholic leaders aged 18 to 33.

www.talk2god.ie

This is a little sister site to Sacred Space which is run by the Jesuits. The site takes the visitor through a guided prayer session.

www.phatmass.com

A very creative site which aims to promote sainthood in a hip and contemporary way.

www.xt3.com (Run by Catholics but for ecumenical usage)

A website, shop, and radio station run by young Christians, for young Christians. This website is trying to build up a new Christian youth culture between young people from Catholic, Protestant and no faith backgrounds.

www.ezekielproject.com

The Ezekiel Project is a Northampton based diocesan youth outreach project. It combines initial proclamation of the gospel to unchurched Catholics and includes follow-up in schools and parishes in Northampton.

Icebreakers to use with young people

www.funandgames.org

Youth CaFE: a brand new multi-media resource for young people!

www.youthcafe.org

 

CASE counter-parts

www.bible.claret.org

www.icpe.org
International Catholic Programme of Evangelisation.

Catholic Evangelisation Services

www.faithcafe.org

www.goingforth.org
The Office of Evangelisation for the Archdiocese of Chicago, USA.

www.autobahnkirche.de Our German counter-parts.

www.catholicmission.org.au
The official mission aid agency of the Catholic Church in Australia providing practical, spiritual and emotional support to communities in 160 developing countries, encouraging all people to be active participants in partnership with the church world-wide.

www.christlife.org Equipping the Church to evangelise in USA.

www.fides.org
MISSION NEWS from the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (Updated daily)

http://www.utunumsint.org
A good resources site for those Catholics wanting to know more about their faith.

http://www.crossroadsinitiative.com

This site was founded by Dr D'Ambrosio, an acclaimed Catholic writer and speaker. It is a resource site for Religious Educators and evangelists looking for material for teens and adults.

Resource catalogues

www.ShineOnline.net
Run by The Redemptorists.

www.cts-online.org.uk

www.stpauls.org.uk

Formation

www.maryvale.ac.uk
Maryvale Institute, Birmingham offers a wide range of courses; from Parish Catechists training to facilitating PhD courses.

www.faithcafe.org

A UK based parish evangelisation and formation programme.

http://www.stpatricks.uk.com/vision.shtml

St. Patrick's School of Evangelisation, London. This school aims to offer young people the opportunity to grow in their faith in order to respond better to Pope John Paul II's invitation in his apostolic letter "At the Beginning of the New Millennium" (Novo Millennio Ineunte) to be "the Morning Watchmen at the dawn of the New Millennium". (NMI).

Clip ART/Images

www.radiantlight.org.uk

Paintings

www.wastingtimewithgod.com

www.leoearle.com
Animation

sijcomputers.com

www.freeimages.co.uk

www.sxc.hu

www.clip-art.com

 

Catholic Art

www.radiantlight.org.uk

 

New Communities and Movements

The Confraternity of Penitents

www.penitents.org

St Patrick's School of Mission

www.stpatricksoho.org/spes

www.sohope.blogspot.com

 

Sion Community
www.sioncommunity.org.uk

Youth 2000
www.youth2000.org

Catholic Evangelisation Services.
www.catholicevangel.org

Catholic Missionary Union
www.cmu.org.uk

www.pilgrimscommunity.com

www.milesjesu.com

Chemin Neuf Community
http://www.chemin-neuf.org/EN/index.html

www.emmanuel-info.com

Community of Our Lady of Walsingham www.vocationsgroup.org.uk/colw.html

Fraternity of Jesus

The Monastic Family Fraternity of Jesus' , with the evangelical motto, "Unus enim magister, omnes vos fratres" (You have only one Master, and you are all brothers) - Matthew 23, 8.

www.fraternitadigesu.it

A unique online Benedictine Oblate program

www.yanktonbenedictines.org/oblates_booc_intro.html

 

Other Christian Bodies (not Catholic)

News items on evangelistic initiatives throughout the uk. www.evangelismuk.typepad.com

The Christian Enquiry Agency
www.christianity.org.uk

http://developingvision.blogspot.com/

The World Council of Churches
www.wcc-coe.org

Taizé Community
www.taize.fr

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland
www.ctbi.org.uk

This ecumenical body has links to most Church organisations in the UK, including, amongst several others:

The Baptist Union of Great Britain www.baptist.org.uk/acatalog/catalogbody.html

Church of England
www.cofe.anglican.org

www.evangelism.uk.net

The purpose of this site is practical: to offer suggestions and ideas to UK Christians and churches to encourage and enable their evangelistic thinking and action, and to help evangelism get done.

The site covers different sources, representing a breadth of Christian approach and tradition. This site is maintained by the Church of England's Division of Mission and Public Affairs.

Church in Wales
www.churchinwales.org.uk

The Methodist Church
www.methodist.org.uk

The United Reformed Church
www.urc.org.uk

The Evangelical Alliance.
www.eauk.org

www.ncl.org.au National Church Life Survey
Research based resources to help your church be more effective in mission.

Kerygam Teams

www.kteams.org

Sites of related interest:

www.theshorelineconsultancy.co.uk (for ecumenical usage)

A new organisation founded to help Christian Communities respond to the needs of contemporary society.

Alpha for Catholics Office
www.alphafriends.org/catholics

www.activatecv.org.uk

Ecumenical resources website to encourage Christians to evangelise in their 'circle of influence'.

wuzupgod.com
(Ecumenical for teenagers)

http://www.churchintouch.com (for ecumenical usage)

Lots of new initiatives are being launched around the church. This site seeks to bring news of these direct to thousands of church leaders in the UK.

www.relay-network.org (for ecumenical usage)
RELaY is a European Network which promotes Reconciliation among Christians, the re-Evangelisation of Europe, the formation of L ay Leaders, A nd the mobilisation of Y outh for the work of the Gospel

www.virtualchurch.org (ecumenical)
Ecumenical - a site good for a wide variety of resources for use in parishes and groups.

www.deo-gloria.co.uk (ecumenical)
Ecumenical - definitely worth looking at for a variety of ideas and resources.

www.glory-of-zion.org (ecumenical)

A Catholic Page for lovers! Not to be missed!

www.catholicmission.org
This site does much to capture the spirit of evangelisation.

www.landingsuk.org.uk

A programme to welcome those returning to the Catholic faith.

Other:

www.stmargaretmarys.org.uk

http://www.collegefootballhistory.com/notre_dame/history.htm

For Catholic American football fans!

www.pwhs-mfi.org

DISCLAIMER:

CASE is an official agency of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that all the sites listed on this page are faithful to Catholic teaching, we distance ourselves from any that are not. Please notify us if, unwittingly, we are promoting any unsuitable material.