Links / Resources

Links to external Catholic Websites as recommended by New York Catechectical Office – Archdiocese of New York

Sedes Vacante Papal Transition Resources
Resources to help you understand the resignation of Pope Benedict and the election of a new pope.
#Pontifex The Pope is on Twitter
The official Twitter page of Pope Francis.
Youth Catechism Youth Catechism
Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church it is written for and by young people who want to know what they believe. But faith is more than a book.
First American Freedom NCCB First American Freedom
Religious freedom is our first American freedom. It is a founding principle of our country, protected by the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights. An initiative of the USCCB.
Catholic Link Catholic Link Videos
Catholic Link provides videos and comments for Catholic apostolate. The initiative seeks to be an appealing and innovative resource for those that are spreading the Gospel, especially with youth.
Missionary Childhood Association Missionary Childhood Association
The Pontifical Mission Societies are recognized as the principal instrument for educating the faithful to an awareness of the Church’s universal mission and for encouraging their support, in prayer and sacrifice.
Ponitical Council for the Laity Pontifical Council for the Laity
The Pontifical Council for the Laity assists the Pope in all matters concerning the contribution the lay faithful make to the life and mission of the Church, whether as individuals or through the various forms of association that have arisen and constantly arise within the Church.
Poverty USA Poverty USA: We  Can End It
Americans families were having a difficult time making ends meet before the recession. With continuing unemployment and increasing costs of living, more and more families have to choose between necessities like health care, child care, and even food.
Busted Halo Busted Halo
Based in wisdom from the Catholic tradition, we believe that the joys and the hopes, the griefs and the anxieties of the people of this age are the joys and hopes, the griefs and anxieties of all God’s people.
Family Dinner Project Family Dinner Project
Sharing a fun family meal is good for the spirit, brain and health of all family members. Recent studies link regular family meals with the kinds of behaviors that parents want for their children: higher grade-point averages, resilience and self-esteem.
NCOD National Catholic Office for the Deaf
Spreading God’s message through the support of the Deaf and Hard of hearing Pastoral Ministry so that we may all be one in Christ.
Offers documents on doctrine, discipline, sacraments and more in various languages.
Congregation for the Doctine of the Faith Website CDF Roman Curia Website
Marriage Unique for a Reason Marriage Unique for a Reaon
Offers resources to assist with the education and catechesis of Catholics on why marriage is unique and why it should be promoted and protected as the union of one man and one woman.  
Resources to support the transition to the new Roman Missal 3rd Edition in English are available in our resources section.
Roman Missal 3rd Edition Roman Missal Resources
DRE Connect Icon DRE Connect
Resources and support for Directors of Religious Education sponsored by Loyola Press.
Catholic New York Catholic New York
The official newspaper of the Archdiocese of New York.
Network of Inclusive Catholic Educators Network of Inclusive Catholic Educators
NICE serves as a support network and resource to individuals with disabilities and their families by providing conferences, DVD and print resources, consultations, workshops and networking opportunities on the national and local level.
Faithful Citizenship Faithful Citizenship
A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic Bishops of the United States.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Website USCCB Website
The purpose of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is to promote the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place.
Society of the Propagation of the Faith Society for the Propagation of the Faith
The Society for the Propagation of the Faith founded to support the missions by offering prayers, sacrifices and financial support throughout the year.


Faith Formation for the 21st Century Faith Formation for the 21st Century
The Faith Formation 2020 Initiative guides congregations and their leaders in imagining new directions for faith formation and designing 21st century innovations, including a book, workshops, and this online resource center.
ooBible Infinity Bible
ooBible is the infinite Bible.  Why infinite? Because you can customize and expand it by adding notes, pulling in commentaries, concordance, and reading with friends. Its infinite in possibilities on how your Bible can be.
Vatican News
Vatican News Today
A service by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications that selects and aggregates on one website the latest news from the media offices of the Holy See, including, Fides News Agency, L’Osservatore Romano, the Holy See Press Office, the Vatican Information Service, Vatican Radio, the Vatican Television Center (CTV) and the Internet Office of the Holy See.
New St. Patrick Cathedral Website
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
Each year, more than 5.5 million people visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral. This new website extends the experience with features on history, architecture and prayer.
Vatican Webpage
The Vatican
News, information, documents and more from the official Vatican website.
Catholic Mom
Celebrating Faith, Family and Fun from a Catholic perspective, featuring a book club, columnists and contributors, Catholic musicians, Sunday gospel activities for children, Catholic Moments Podcast and Lisa’s Blog.  
Life Teen
Life Teen
An online community for Catholic teens to: learn about the faith; grow in relationship with God; live the Catholic life; and, connect in community.
Catholic Near East Welfare Association
Amidst the upheavals and challenges of the modern world, CNEWA has been a lifeline for those in need throughout the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe for more than 75 years.
National Association of Parish Catechetical Leaders
Within the National Catholic Educational Association, the Department of Religious Education offers membership to parish catechetical leaders through its National Association of Parish Catechetical Directors (NPCD).
For Your Vocation
For Your Vocation is dedicated to the promotion of vocations to the priesthood and consecreted life.
Catholic Youth Ministry .com
Catholic Youth Ministry
Catholic Youth Ministry is an international Catholic ministry who believes that Eucharist-based ministry has the power to transform teens, transform parishes, and transform culture.
Museum of Biblical Art
The Museum of Biblical Art celebrates and interprets art related to the Bible and its cultural legacy in Jewish and Christian traditions through exhibitions, education and scholarship.
NYCBS website
New York Catholic Bible School
The New York Catholic Bible School offers adults the scriptural foundations of our Catholic faith.