After you finish with Compass, you might like to cruise other sites of interest on the World Wide Web. We've assembled a few, in no particular order, for you to start with. For best results, scroll through the list. You never know what you might discover! But if you're in a hurry, select the following categories to take you directly to that section of the list.
This site, posted by the Mary Foundation, is structured as a city. You can explore the St. Paul International Airport (links to other sites), St. Peter's Cathedral (orders, organizations, marian and evangelical information), CatholiCity Hall (background, site index), Lourdes Grotto (prayers and prayer movement), Aquinas School (home schooling information and resources), and the CatholiCity Market (travel services, books, gifts, software and Totally Catholic t-shirts). Almost all parts of town have chat rooms.The CatholicMobile Directory of Catholic Internet Directories
"Chosen as one of 500 most significant Catholic sites on the WWW" by someone or some organization, this site has links with descriptions and a search engine.The Lonergan Website
Dedicated to the thought of Bernard J.F. Lonergan, this site "aims to facilitate internet-based collaboration among Lonergan scholars and those interest in Lonergan studies." Content includes book reviews, university courses on Lonergan's work, bibliographic information, links to related sites and Internet discussion group.Favorite Catholic Hymns Survey
Kapelle Music Online wants your opinion on the best hymns.The Omnilist of Christian Businesses
Find all kinds of Christian merchandise including books and musics, and other businesses.A Jesuit Journey: Jesuits in the Oregon Province
Not a new site on this list, but a very attractive new design. If you haven't been for a while, this is worth revisiting.
Host of the Catholic Encyclopedia project, this site has a wealth of material, including: a Doctrinal Concordance, writings of Church "Fathers" and others from Tertullian to G.K. Chesterton, a complete list of popes with biographies, answers to many puzzling questions (Does the Catholic Church believe in the devil? What is Pascal's wager?), quizzes (including the World's Toughest Catholic Quiz) and humour (have you heard about Bill Gates buying the Catholic Church?). There are also lists of other churches and religions, some with links.Catholic Resources on the Net
Index of Catholic-related resources under the headings Catholic Liturgy and Worship, Catholic Teaching (includes many documents), Catholic Culture (history, places, art), Catholic People (saints, living Catholics), Catholic Organizations (religious orders and other organizations). A good starting point.Catholic Online On the Web
Major jumpgate with extensive WWW, FTP and Gopher site listings, as well as listings of dioceses and parishes on the web, resources, and links to the developing sites for Eternal Word Television Network.Catholic Connections Directory
Sometimes listed as the Catholic Yellow Pages, this site contains lists of publications, dioceses and parishes, and other relevant information, as well as fax numbers for almost everybody.The Catholic Centre at Georgia Tech: Catholic Resources on the Internet
The main site is local, but the numerous Catholic resources are listed under the following headings: Art & Architecture, Bible, Books, Church Teachings, Commerical Sites, Ecumenical, Marian, Newsgroups, Organizations, Pastoral, Periodicals, Pro-Life, Reference, Saints, Spiritual Resources and Student Organizations. There are also links to German, Dutch and Spanish sites.Internet for Christians
Major index site with an extensive list of web sites and e-mail lists. Publishes an e-mail newsletter titled A Biweekly Internet Newsletter for Fishers of the Net.Yahoo -- Society and Culture: Religion
The religion section of one of the major Internet lists/search engines.The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Facets of Religion Section
The WWW Virtual Library is an impressive list of online resources; this link will take you religion section, from which you can explore a variety of religious material.
A Canadian organization devoted to monitoring media on matters of religious freedom and tolerance, this site has concise descriptions of 35 religious and ethical systems, as well as a section on hot topics and contentious issues, and links to related sites.PARTENIA: Dioèse Virtual
Expelled from his parish in France, Bishop Jacques Gaillot set up a virtual diocese on the Web. Available in English or French. Note: the Sept/Oct. 1996 Compass has an interview with Bishop Gaillot. Check out the site, then read the interview!Mary Gardens Home Page
Just in time for spring: the home page of an organization founded in 1951 in Philadelphia, PA, to research flowers named in medieval times as symbols of the Virgin Mary, and to assist in the planting of Mary Gardens. Site contains historical documentation, photos of flowers and gardens, and instructions on starting a Mary Garden of your own.Camp Ekon
A virtual site for the Jesuit camp for young people age 8 and up, located in reality on Lake Joseph in Ontario's Muskoka region.Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
Contains background, letters, press releases and publications services. Available in French as well.Catholic Worker Home Page
Anne Fullerton's unofficial home page contains information on the Catholic Worker movement.
John Pungente SJ, editor and publisher of Clipboard, the media education newsletter, now has a website with a media literacy bibliography, resources and bibliography on violence and the media, the 1996 Basic Resource Guide for Media Literacy, selected articles from Clipboard, and links to the Media Literacy Online Project and the Canadian Association for Media Education Organizations.Churches dot Net
A little late for this summer's travels, but the Global Church Web Pages offers a list of 1700 church webpages with location and service times. You can search for specific places, but the Canadian list isn't sorted by denomination and so far doesn't seem to have many Roman Catholic churches listed. Perhaps by next summer, this will be the site you can use to attend church while on vacation.Vatican Radio [in Real Audio]
You'll need a sound card and at least a 14.4 modem to listen, but the Real Audio software is available for download from the site. The reception is very good, and there are schedules for shortwave and satellite broadcasts as well.The Catholic Encyclopedia
The 1913 edition of this standard is being transferred to the Web by volunteers. Contact information for those wishing to participate is available, as is a goodly amount of reading material. Did you know there were no less than five (5!) Gertrudes who were venerable, blessed or saints?Jesuit Resources Page
Also known as the Jesuit Home Page, this houses a large collection of Jesuit resources. Sections include: spirituality, retreat houses, events, images, colleges and universities, high schools, history, documents, publications, vocaitons, provincial home pages, personal home pages, others orders and resources.Catholic Files
From American University, a listing of Roman Catholic, Other Catholic and other Christian sites and resources.A Jesuit Journey: Jesuits in the Oregon Province
Described as "pursuing social justice and promoting faith on the Internet," this is a well developed site.Jesuit Chinese Province
This very attractive site covers historical and current information on the Chinese Province, as well as publications and links to other sites.The Cardoner: Social Issues, Justice and Religion
Material on Christian and social justice issues, including a link to a site for Uniya, the Jesuit Social Justice Centre newsletter from Australia.Jesuit Centre, St. Paul's College, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Small site with links to Jesuit/Ignatian information.The Holy See
The Vatican's official web-site, when last checked, contains a Christmas card from John Paul II along with his Christmas and New Year's messages. There is also an e-mail link to the Vatican.Catholic Information Centre on the Internet
Catholic World News daily updates, publications lists/links, other Catholic links.Faith and Justice Network
Described as an "electronic network for people of faith working for justice," this site offers e-mail, discussion groups and other resources. Fee to join.Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Catholic Handbook
Contains bibliographical guides, documents, resources, and discussions of the Bible, Catholic theology and spirituality, as well as information of lesbian and gay Catholics, organizations, marriages, and other resources.
The Canadian Magazine Publishers Association's webstand displays most of the periodicals published in Canada with contact and subscription information, along with publishing information and a contest.Company Online
The American Jesuit magazine Company has a website with news, features, book notices and links with a connection to Jesuits and their ministries. It also has the fall 1995 issue posted, with more to come.Companions
The online material from the magazine covering Jesuit ministry, Ignatian spirituality and Christian community has moved to the Oregon Province's web-site. You can find Northwest Jesuit here as well.Sojourners Magazine Online
Subtitled Faith, Politics and Culture, the Sojourners website offers e-mail discussion groups, its current issue, back issues for 1995, a wide variety of resources (print, audio and video tapes, art, music, even t-shirts) for sale, and a calendar of events.Western Catholic Reporter
The Edmonton, Alberta Catholic newspaper has some content online, with more promised.The Catholic Worker
Contents for the current issue, a column about the houses of hospitality, and subscription information.Studies in the Spiritual of Jesuits
Site has description, back issue list and subscription information for this Jesuit journal.Ignatius Press
Information on publications, as well as e-mail catalogue or catalogue mailing list.
This huge, award-winning site, considered one of the five best virtual art museums in the world, houses thousands of (sometimes large) pictures of Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums, and the Raphael Stanze and Loggia. It also offers documents, encyclicals, several versions of the Bible, and a worldwide tour of churches. The patience of Job is required to see all of this site, but it's very easy on the feet.Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit
You can see more Vatican treasures at the Library of Congress's Expo Site exhibit called "Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture" containing about 200 manuscripts, books and maps, including a page from the Urbino Bible (1476-78) and a Galileo drawing of a sunspot (1612). Some of the images, especially the maps, are very large, but they load reasonably quickly (with a 28.8 modem) and display remarkable detail. Check elsewhere on the site for the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit.
The comic strip by our own Art Director, Philip Street, is online, along with some samples of his other work.
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