Links

Our Local Catholic Church (Midland Area Catholic Community): 
Assumption Parish:   
http://www.assumptionmidland.org
Saint Brigid of Kildare Parish: www.stbrigid-midland.org
Our Lady of Grace (Sanford): www.ourladyofgracemi.org
Diocese of Saginaw:   http://www.saginaw.org
Michigan Catholic Conference:   http://www.micatholicconference.org

Local Midland Community Links:
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 Catholic Church:
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops:   
http://www.usccb.org/index.shtml

The Universal Catholic Church: 
The Vatican:   http://www.vatican.va/phome_en.htm

Catholic Links:
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
Catechism of the Catholic Church:   http://ccc.usccb.org/flipbooks/catechism/index.html
Catholics Come Home: http://www.catholicscomehome.org

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

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:
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/ 

Catholic Sites for Family Faith Formation:
Cyberfaith.com (Sadlier):   
http://www.cyberfaith.com/
Faith First for Families:   http://www.faithfirst.com/html/family/family.html
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:

USCCB Resources: http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/homosexuality/always-our-children.cfm

Fr. James Martin, SJ: Building a Bridge Book: https://www.amazon.com/Building-Bridge-Relationship-Compassion-Sensitivity/dp/0062694316

Daily Scriptures Readings:
Daily Readings and Psalms:   http://www.usccb.org
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:
New American Bible (Catholic Bible):   http://usccb.org/bible/books-of-the-bible/index.cfm

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:

How to Pray the Rosary: http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/prayers-and-devotions/rosaries/index.cfm

The Mary Page:   http://www.udayton.edu/mary
      (at University of Dayton, very comprehensive, has a good list of links) 

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/