July 4th, 2017

News and Links

Recommended by Our Sunday Visitor

The Vatican

New Advent EWTN Global Catholic Network

Catechism of the Catholic Church

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Decent Films Guide

Word on Fire

Star Quest Production Network (SQPN) Catholic Answers

Catholic Culture

  Catholic News Service


Rome Reports The Deacon's Bench


Ironic Catholic Happy Catholic


LifeTeen Amazing Catechists

Cardinal Newman Society

Strange Notions OSV Newsweekly

OSV Pope Francis News

  OSV Editor's Notebook


OSV Every Day with the Word OSV Prayer Intentions

OSV Facebook

OSV Twitter OSV Pinterest

OSV Tumblr

  Catholic Channel at Patheos

Integrated Catholic Life

Catholic Exchange Ignitum Today

Catholic Lane

uCatholic Catholic Stand

Divine Office

  Catholic Dads

Catholic Icing

Equipping Catholic Families Catholic Foodie




Pope Francis


Apostolic Exhortation: 'Amoris Laetitia' (On Love in the Family) (2016)


Encyclical Letter on Care for Our Common Home (2015)              Pope Francis: Top 10 secrets to happiness                               Misericordiae Vultus:
Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy (2015)


Encyclical:Lumen Fidei: The Light of Faith

Pope Francis continues to take 'the world by storm'



Holy Week

The Way of the Cross (Vatican)

Joe Paprocki: The 7 Last Words of Christ

18 Questions on the Paschal Triduum

Questions and Answers about RCIA     

Holy Saturday

40 The Series                                    

First Four Days - Creighton University      The Sacred Triduum - Creighton University   Holy Week Resources - Loyola Press
Fr. Landry: Faithfully living Holy Week The Roman Missal and the Easter Vigil Guide to Holy Week - Our Sunday Visitor



                                  USCCB: 6 Ways to Evangelize During Lent
Beatitudes for Lent John Paul II The Stations of the Cross  
Catholic Icing: Stations of the Cross Eggs for Catholic Kids Vincentian Reflections on the Stations of the Cross Vincentians' Way of the Cross
40 Activities in 40 Days USCCB: Journey to the Foot of the Cross: 10 Things to Remember for Lent The Light Is On For You: Act of Contrition


Area Parishes / Shrines / Communities

St. Mary, Wrentham                                St. Jude, Norfolk Mt. St. Mary's Abbey, Wrentham         
St. Blaise, Bellingham St. Edward the Confessor, Medfield St. Martha, Plainville
St. Brendan, Bellingham La Salette Shrine in Attleboro         
St. Joseph, Medway    
St. Thomas the Apostle, Millis Marian Community in Medway, "Betania"  


Catholic Publications / News / Magazines

The Pilot (Archdiocese of Boston)     Boston College: The Church in the 21st Century               Catholic Digest
CatholicTV Magazine (iCatholic)                           Harvest Magazine Catechism (e-book)
Our Sunday Visitor The Catholic Free Press (Diocese of Worcester) Vatican News Site 
Catholic Answers Magazine (formerly This Rock) St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online  
Catholic News Service (CNS) Zenit                                                                                  


Archdiocese of Boston

Archdiocese of Boston                 The Catholic Appeal Station of the Cross: 24/7 Catholic Radio 1060 AM
Cardinal Seán Patrick O'Malley's Blog                       Cardinal Seán's Pastoral Letter: God's Mercy Runs to Meet Us Cardinal Seán's Pastoral Letter for Pentecost
The Pilot Archdiocese of Boston on facebook The Importance of Participation in the Sunday Mass
CatholicTV Archdiocese of Boston on twitter                       Sign up for Cardinal Seán's weekly E-mail
Pastoral Planning: Disciples in Mission Adopt-a-Priest Apostolate The Light Is On for You: Confession Resources


The Vatican

How to receive a Papal Blessing                              The Papal Foundation                                                  Virtual tour of St. John Lateran Papal Basilica in Rome
Vatican Information Service                  
The Vatican - The Holy See The Vatican on YouTube                     
  The Vatican on Twitter Zenit
Holy See Press Office Papal Encyclicals

Vatican Observatory


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

USCCB home page                                   

USCCB: Tools for Building a Domestic Church

        USCCB: Liturgy of the Hours            
USCCB: Stations of the Cross    



Archdiocese of Boston, Called to Serve: Vocations and the Church                                                                                                                                                                                              
Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary    
Office of Vocations, Archdiocese of Boston    
Serra Club of Boston    


Interesting Sites

American Catholic Association of the Miraculous Medal                           Creighton University: Online Ministries        
               Catholic Charities ARISE Together in Christ
Catholic Relief Services Catholic Online Society of St. James
MassTimes For Your Marriage (USCCB)                         The Christophers, Inc.
Diocese of Worcester RENEW International Storm/Hurricane Preparation
Knights of Columbus Catechism of the Catholic Church (full test) Monthly Prayer Request for Priests
Town of Franklin    
  Catholic TV  
Read about St. Mary's in The Boston Globe For Your Marriage: How to Take Young Children to Mass  



Prayers, Saints, and Devotions

Catholic Online: Saints & Angels                       St. Anthony Shrine, Cincinnati, Ohio: Online Prayer Requests                                        
EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network): Faith Devotionals EWTN: The_Divine Mercy Devotion                                                    Catholic Prayers
EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network): The Holy Rosary                                                   



St. Mary's: The Rock Youth Ministry                                                       


Respect Life

Mass Citizens for Life                                            Priests for Life                                                    St. Mary's Respect Life Committee
  USCCB Pro-Life Activities                                      Friends of the Unborn                                            


Apps and Blogs

Cardinal Seán's Blog                                         Bishop Coyne's Blog                                                          A Shepherd's Post                                     
Whispers in the Loggia USCCB BLOG  



Online Giving Catholics Come Home Catholic TV


The Light Is On For You The Station of the Cross radio 1060 AM The Pilot