Catholic Links
Last update: July 14, 2019

This page provides links to other Catholic websites solely for the user's convenience. These links serve as Catholic resources for our web site visitors. By providing these links, Sacred Heart Catholic Church assumes no responsibility for nor endorses these websites or their sponsoring organizations.

American, home of the online editions of St. Anthony Messenger, Catholic Update, Millennium Monthly, Youth Update, Scripture From Scratch and other Catholic features, is a service of St. Anthony Messenger Press and Franciscan Communications, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.

California Catholic Conference of Bishops
The official voice of the Catholic Community in California's public policy arena.

Catechism of the Catholic Church
The official English translation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church for the United States of America.

Catholic Answers
A website offering answers to a multitude of questions about the Catholic faith. A variety of resources are offered for the casual visitor and the serious student.

Catholic Bible 101 (see above for description)

Home to popular free Catholic audio tapes and books, free Email Discussion Groups, Catholic news and commentary, and the some of the best Catholic Links on the web. Worth a visit.


Catholic News Service
The Catholic News Service reports the news which affects Catholics in their everyday lives. Complete, accurate and responsible reporting of the church in the world has been hallmark of the news operation since 1920.


Catholic On-Line
This web site focuses on current events and issues pertaining to Catholics in the U.S.

Council for Justice and Peace
This is the Holy See Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace web page dedicated to information about, and formation in, justice and peace. The site publishes information in English, Spanish, Italian, and French on ecclesial documents, congresses, statements of representatives of the Church. It also provides information about the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, as well as its members.

Diocese of Sacramento
This is the official web site for the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento.

Embracing Our Dying
A project of the California Catholic Bishops, this site is an overview of Catholic moral theology on death and dying, current medical and hospital practices, the state of the law regarding end-of-life issues, articles of interest, church documents, information on parish nurses, parish health ministry, hospice care and other parish-based services, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Eternal Word Television
Catholic TV the Eternal Word Television Network may not be available on your cable system but you can hear and read some of what local cable will not provide in our area.

Eternal Word Television on YOUTUBE
Watch episodes from your favorite programs on your computer.
FOCUS: The Fellowship of Catholic University Students
This is the official website for FOCUS, whose Mission is "To know Christ Jesus, and fulfill His Great Commission, by first living and then  communicating the fullness of life within the Family of God, the Church."  Their goal statement includes "When college students make the heroic decision to give their lives to Jesus Christ, they gain true Vision for Life: for leadership in college, and for making an impact after graduation. FOCUS helps college students to allow Jesus Christ to be the Lord of their lives - including their studies, social life, dating relationships, and major life decisions."
For Your Marriage
Every marriage matters, because marriage comes from the hand of God. God brings a man and a woman together to love and support each other. Their love becomes visible in the children they bring into the world and in their acts of generous service. Because the Catholic Church cares about your marriage this site, provided by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, provides information on preparing for marriage, Catholic marriages, and issues related to marriage.

Por Tu Matrimonio -
The site, completely in Spanish, is the Hispanic version of the popular, although it is not a translation of it. Advice, stories, testimonials and other resources to liven up the daily life of couples are found on the site along with valuable information about common challenges for couples and how to overcome them in healthy and respectful ways.

Roman Missal, third edition (2011)
The entire Church in the United States has been blessed with this opportunity to deepen its understanding of the Sacred Liturgy, and to appreciate its meaning and importance in our lives. Because the Sacred Liturgy is the central action of the Church’s mission in the world, the energy and attention given over to the Roman Missal actually serves as the foundation for all of the other charitable and apostolic work in which the Church engages


The Holy See - The Vatican
This is the Home Page for the Vatican. This site is in English but they have additional language sites for the Vatican.

Immaculate Heart Radio
Provides live streamed audio from Immaculate Heart Radio, frequently heard on our local Catholic radio station 1620 AM.

Knights of Columbus
The web site for the national office of the Knights of Columbus. Local news and activities about St. Isidore's K of C can be found at our home web site.


Mass Times
A free internet ministry (in partnership between the Catholic Communication Campaign of the U.S. Catholic Conference) for Catholics who live and travel in the United States. At this site you can locate Mass times and other services by parish in all cities in the U.S.


Movie Reviews
This sit is provided by the U.S. Catholic Conference's Office for Film and Broadcasting. Movies are reviewed and reported on as to their artistic merit and moral suitability. The reviews include the USCC rating, the Motion Picture Association of America rating, and a brief synopsis of the movie.

National Catholic Bioethics Center
The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), established in 1972, conducts research, consultation, publishing and education to promote human dignity in health care and the life sciences, and derives its message directly from the teachings of the Catholic Church. The results of this research are available though this website and various educational and publishing activities, workshops and seminars.

National Catholic Register
Weekly Catholic newspaper covering U.S. issues from a Catholic perspective. Some news articles are available online.


Our Sunday Visitor
Weekly newspaper with the Catholic perspective and position. This site also provides daily scriptural and Mass readings.


Pope Paul Institute
A National and International Center for the Study of Morally and Professionally Acceptable Reproductive Health Services.


Priests for Life
This web site is provided by the officially approved association of Catholic Clergy who give special emphasis to the pro-life teachings of the Church.


Respect Life
The Respect Life Office of the Diocese of Sacramento.


United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is a canonical entity through which the bishops fulfill their responsibilities of leadership and service to the Church and our nation. The USCCB web site provides a full spectrum of Catholic concerns from prayers and worship to the state of the economy, from revitalizing parishes to averting nuclear war, from promoting vocations to protecting life at all stages.


Vatican News Service
This news web site is provided by the Holy Press Office of the Vatican. The site is available in English, Spanish and French.


Vocations: Links to sites for the Discernment of a Vocation
The link below is to the Diocese of Sacramento Vocations Website.

Diocese of Sacramento - Office of Vocations: The link to the official Vocations web page (Director: Rev. Brian Atienza) with additional links on the subject of vocations and how to contact Fr. Brian or his vocations coordinators.

The Work of God: Excellent source of Catholic prayers for all occasions. Also offers Catholic information: resources, websites, books, Word of God
ZENIT News Agency
ZENIT is an International News Agency. Its mission is to provide objective coverage of events, documents and issues emanating from or concerning the Catholic Church. ZENIT's articles are reproduced in hundreds of publications worldwide and are used by numerous radio and TV stations. Their coverage includes: activities of the Pope, such as his travels, documents and audiences; the Vatican, including diplomatic activity, humanitarian efforts, and profiles of Church leaders; and, interviews with and features about leading lay Catholics, including researchers, politicians, writers and entertainers