- Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel)
Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, November 26, 2013
In his first extensive piece of writing as pope, Pope Francis lays out a vision of the Catholic Church dedicated to evangelization in a positive key, with a focus on society’s poorest and most vulnerable, including the aged and the unborn.
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- Understanding the Holy Father’s Apostolic Exhortation
This link is a brief summary of the pope’s document by Joe Paprocki, DMin. (Loyola Press)
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- Vatican website
The official website of the Pope and the Holy See. Find encyclicals, letters, speeches, prayers, and more from the Vatican.
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- Vatican Radio
The website for the broadcasting station of the Holy See. Broadcasts all the official Vatican activities of the Holy Father.
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- Daily Readings
The readings are also available in audio format, as well as a video reflection for each day.
- Catholics Come Home
Regardless of why you left or got out of the habit of going to Mass, you can always come home and return to the practice of the sacraments and the fullness of relationship with Jesus Christ and the Church he founded. We are Catholic. Welcome home.
- Catholic News Service
Catholic News Service, serving since 1920 as a news agency specializing in reporting religion, is the primary source of national and world news that appears in the U.S. Catholic press. It is also a leading source of news for Catholic print and broadcast media throughout the world. Almost every English-language Catholic newspaper in the world uses CNS. The approximately 170 U.S. Catholic newspapers, broadcasters and the more than 70 other news organizations in some 60 countries that rely on CNS touch the lives of more than 8 million throughout the world. Vatican Radio, which broadcasts news around the globe in more than 30 languages, is among the users of the CNS daily news report.
- Marriage: Unique for a Reason
Marriage: Unique for a Reason 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.
- Saint of the Day
Pray with the saints. Check out the saint of the day and learn their story!
- The Florida Catholic
The Florida Catholic, as the official newspaper for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami and the dioceses of Orlando, Palm Beach and Venice shares in the mission of proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ by providing information, education, and a forum for discussion.
- The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops
The official website of the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, a nonpartisan public policy voice on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of Florida.
- Diocese of St. Petersburg The website for the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
- Safe Environment Office | Diocese of St. Petersburg The Safe Environment Program (SEP) is mandated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Diocese of St. Petersburg, and certain Florida statues to protect children, youth, and vulnerable adults from abuse, especially sexual abuse.
- Spirit FM 90.5
The website for hit Christian music station, Spirit FM 90.5 – a family-friendly, Catholic radio station.
- Hurricane Preparedness June 1st marks the start of the Hurricane Season. Please plan ahead so that you and your family, plus all of our communities, can stay safe in the event of a storm in our area.
- Prison Ministry
The Diocese of St. Petersburg Prison Ministry page
- Kimberly Home
Kimberly Home Pregnancy Resource Center has been a sponsored work of St. Catherine of Siena for many years. Our parish has supported them in their Gala, Spring Walk for Life, and in an Annual Sunday collection for Kimberly Home. The Center provides great resources for pregnant women and families with small children. Their work is supported through sales at two Thrift Shops, one on Bellaire Road/Fort Harrison and the other on Main Street in Dunedin. These two Thrift Stores are happy to accept donations and have a truck for pick-up of large donations.
Kimberly Home Pregnancy Resource Center
1189 NE Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL 33755
Website: www.kimberlyhome.org or call 727-443-0471