The Catholic Sandbox

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Welcome to Catholic NC TV’s Catholic Sandbox!

In this section, we want to provide you with helpful links to learn more about the Catholic faith.

news

LifeSite News– A non-profit Internet service dedicated to issues of culture, life, and family since 1997. Read about them and read their news, blogs, opinion posts, and listen to their podcasts! You can also view and sign thier petitions here.

National Catholic Register– According to their website, NCR’s mission is “To provide a perspective on the news of the day as seen through the eyes of the Magisterium. We assist Catholics in engaging the culture with confidence in the saving and sanctifying Gospel of Jesus Christ.” Founded in 1927, they are currently owned and operated by EWTN.

Church Militant– According to their website: “Church Militant aims to provide everyone with means to increase their personal holiness through catechesis and evangelization about the truth of the Christian faith. We aim to convert non-Catholics to the faith founded personally by Jesus Christ, and strengthen the faith of existing Catholics. Church Militant aims to achieve this by bringing Jesus Christ to the internet through the use of digital media.”

EWTN – From EWTN’s website: “EWTN Global Catholic Network is the largest religious media network in the world.” They broadcast 24/7 on both TV and radio across the world!

Ephemeris – The news in Latin!

Saints

CatholicSaints.info – Info on any and all Catholic Saints, sorted by name, patronage, hierarchy, condition, etc. 

Sanctoral.com – Lives of the Saints for every day, biographies of every saint, and religious puzzles. Available in several languages! 

MyCatholicSource.com – Loads of information on saints, sorted by name, patronage, etc.

Newman Reader – Works of St. John Henry Newman

Saint Augustine – Works of St. Augustine in English, Latin, Italian, and Spanish!

blogs

Fr. Ian VanHeusen– The Art of Living Well – Father Ian VanHeusen is a Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Raleigh, NC. He specializes in researching and teaching on prayer and meditation.

Reference

MyCatholicSource.com – A wealth of Catholic information!

NewAdvent.org – Catholic Encyclopedia; Summa Theologiae; The Holy Bible in English, Latin, and Greek; writings from the Church Fathers, and much more!

Catholic Answers – from their website: “Catholic Answers is a media ministry that serves Christ by explaining and defending the Catholic faith. We help Catholics grow in their faith, we bring former Catholics home, and we lead non-Catholics into the fullness of the truth.”

Catholic Apologetics Information – “The most Comprehensive Catholic Apologetics website on the net, that gives answers to many questions about religion and spirituality, while having a vast amount of helpful resources.”

Wikipedia in Latin – Not even sure how y’all are going to use this, but here it is!

books

Catholic Books Online – Lots of Catholic books, by Saints, Laymen, and others!

Free Traditional Catholic Books – Tons of free PDFs in English and Spanish!

EWTN Library of Catholic Documents – Contains thousands of Church-related documents, derived from a variety of sources, including journals, newspapers and the Vatican website. Whether you’re keeping up with Church matters, or doing your own historical research, you’ll find the EWTN library to be a treasure trove of enlightened reading.

Catholic Church

Vatican official website – Official website of the Holy See. Includes encyclicals, letters, homilies, audiences, and more!

Papal Encyclicals – Your guide to online papal and other official documents of the Catholic Church.