Links

The Local Church
Assumption Parish:   
http://www.assumptionmidland.org
Catholic Parishes in Midland County:   
http://www.saginaw.org/parishes/8
The Catholic Weekly Online:   
http://www.catholicweekly.org/cwsaghome.html
      Authorized publication for the Diocese of Saginaw
Diocese of Saginaw:   
http://www.saginaw.org
      Implementation of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal in the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw
     
GIRM Informational Bulletins:   http://www.saginaw.org/liturgy/handouts
Michigan Catholic Conference:   
http://www.micatholicconference.org/public-policy/
Saint Brigid Parish:   
http://www.stbrigid-midland.org

Other Local Links
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Midland Community Links:   
http://www.gbgm-umc.org/aldersgateumcmi/midland.html
Downtown Midland:   
http://www.downtownmidland.com
Grace A Dow Memorial Library:   
http://www.midland-mi.org/gracedowlibrary/
H.H. Dow High School:   
http://www.dhs.mps.k12.mi.us/
Midland Chamber of Commerce:   
http://www.macc.org
Midland - City - Official Website:   
http://www.midland-mi.org/
Midland County:   
http://www.midlandcounty.org
Midland County Educational Service Agency:   
http://www.mcesa.k12.mi.us/
Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network:   
http://www.midlandcountyefpn.org
Midland Daily News:   
http://www.ourmidland.com
Midland High School:   
http://www.mhs.mps.k12.mi.us/
Midland OnLine:   
http://www.midlandonline.com
Midland Public Schools:   
http://www.mps.k12.mi.us/
Virtual Tour of Midland:   
http://www.midlandonline.com/mol/default.cfm

The National Church
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops:   
http://www.usccb.org/index.shtml

The Universal Church
Origins Online:   
http://www.originsonline.com/thisweek1.htm
      (Catholic News Documentary Service, NCCB)
The Vatican:   
http://www.vatican.va/phome_en.htm

Catholic Links Sites
Catholic Online Search Engine:   
http://www.catholic.org
The Theology Library:   
http://www.shc.edu/theolibrary
      One of the oldest and one of the best with over 8000 links!

Catholic Theology and Teaching:
American Catholic:   
http://www.americancatholic.org
Beliefnet Catholic page:   
http://www.beliefnet.com/index/index_10023.html
Catechism of the Catholic Church:   
http://www.christusrex.org/www1/CDHN/ccc.html
Catholic Answers:   
http://www.catholic.com/default.asp
Catholic.net:   
http://www.catholic.net
EWTN Document Library:   
http://www.ewtn.com/vlibrary/search.asp
Once Catholic, for those returning to the Church:   
http://www.oncecatholic.org
Resources for Catholic Religious Educators: Theology:  
http://www.silk.net/RelEd/theology.htm

Online Learning:
University of Dayton:   
http://www.udayton.edu/~vlc/

Liturgy:
Basic Texts for the Order of the Mass:   
http://catholic-resources.org/ChurchDocs/Mass.htm
Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy:   
http://www.nccbuscc.org/liturgy
The Eucharist:   
http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/Sacraments/
Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions (FDLC):   
http://www.fdlc.org
Order of St. Benedict, Collegeville, MN:   
http://www.osb.org/liturgy/
Resources for Catholic Religious Educators: Liturgy:   
http://www.silk.net/RelEd/liturgy.htm

Catholic Social Teaching:
Catholic Social Justice:   
http://www.osjspm.org
Center of Concern:   
http://www.coc.org
Bread for the World:   
http://www.bread.org
Justice for Immigrants:   
http://www.justiceforimmigrants.org
Network:   
http://www.networklobby.org
Pax Christi:   
http://www.paxchristiusa.org/
Sojourners:   
http://www.sojo.net
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops:   
http://www.usccb.org

Catholic Sites for Family Faith Formation:
Cyberfaith.com (Sadlier):   
http://www.cyberfaith.com/
Disciples NOW! for teens (St. Anthony):   
http://www.disciplesnow.com/
Faith First for Families:   
http://www.faithfirst.com/html/family/family.html
At Home with our Faith:   
http://homefaith.wordpress.com/
Open Wednesday:   
http://users.darientel.net/~schoettle/openwed/
Resources for Catholic Educators (and parents!):   
http://www.silk.net/RelEd/

Support for Gays and Lesbians and their families:
National Association of Diocesan Lesbian and Gay Ministries:   
http://www.nacdlgm.org/
Courage, an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church:   
http://www.couragerc.net/
Fortunate Families, Catholic Families with Lesbian Daughters and Gay Sons:   
http://www.fortunatefamilies.com/
Tolerance.org, fight hate and promote tolerance:   
http://www.tolerance.org/

Daily Scriptures Readings:
The Catholic Calendar Page:   
http://www.easterbrooks.com/personal/calendar/index.php
Daily Readings and Psalms:   
http://www.usccb.org/nab/index.shtml
Daily Reflection from St. John's Abbey:   
http://www.saintjohnsabbey.org/reflection/
Daily Reflections from Creighton University (Jesuit):   
http://www.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/daily.html
Daily Scripture from RCNet:   
http://www.dailyscripture.net
Our Daily Bread:   
http://www.rbc.org/odb/
Pray as You Go, (downloadable MP3 files, wonderful meditations):   
http://www.pray-as-you-go.org/
Sacred Space, daily prayer online:   
http://www.sacredspace.ie

Sunday Scripture Resources for Reflection and better understanding of the Sunday readings:
Creighton University Preparing for Sunday:   
http://www.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/preparing.html
Preacher's Exchange:   
http://www.op.org/exchange/feedback/PreachingMenu.html
Sanchez Archives:   
http://www.nationalcatholicreporter.org/sanchez
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Word-Sunday, a lectionary resource for Catholics:   
http://www.word-sunday.com/

Bibles Online:
Bible Gateway (Protestant Bibles):   
http://biblegateway.com
New American Bible:   
http://www.nccbuscc.org/nab/bible/index.htm

Collections of Prayers: most are Catholic prayers, some are not...
Catholic Prayers:   
http://www.yenra.com/catholic/prayers/
Centering Prayer:   
http://www.centeringprayer.com/cntrgpryr.htm
Creighton University Spirituality site:   
http://www.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html
Lord, Teach Us How to Pray:   
http://www.cptryon.org/prayer/index.html
Universalis:   
http://www.universalis.com

Saints:
About.com Saints:   
http://catholicism.about.com/od/thesaints/The_Saints_of_the_Catholic_Church_History_and_Biography.htm
Catholic Online Saints:   
http://www.catholic.org/saints/
The Theology Library:   
http://www.shc.edu/theolibrary/saints.htm has a huge section on Saints.
U.S. Catholic's page on Saints:   
http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/Saints/faqs.asp

Blessed Virgin Mary:
The Mary Page:   
http://www.udayton.edu/mary
      (at University of Dayton, very comprehensive, has a good list of links)
Our Mother Mary:   
http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/Saints/Mary.asp
Redemptoris Mater (Pope Jonh Paul II):
  
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/encyclicals/documents/hf_jp-ii_enc_25031987_redemptoris-mater_en.html
Understanding Catholic Devotion to Mary (Thomas Merton):   
http://www.catholic.org/clife/prayers/merton.php

Other Sites:
American Catholic:   
http://www.americancatholic.org
Catholic Relief Services:   
http://www.crs.org
Christian Classics Ethereal Library:   
http://www.ccel.org
Free ministry to traveling Catholics:   
      For nationwide Mass times and locations: Call 1-800-Mass Times (1-800-627-7846) or
      Internet:  
http://www.Masstimes.org
Peace Poles and the World Peace Prayer Society
       The Peace Pole Project:   
http://www.peacepoleproject.org/
       For kids: Peace Pals:   
http://www.wppspeacepals.org/