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General Information About Catholicism

 

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

At St. Jane Parish, for those seeking special quiet time in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, Tuesday beginning after the 8:15 a.m. Holy Mass and closing with Benediction at 9:00 p.m. At 3:00 p.m., the Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed. The Miraculous Medal Novena is prayed at 7:00 p.m.
Adoration is also available on the first Friday of each month, beginning after the 8:15 a.m. Holy Mass and ending with Benediction at 10:00 p.m. A rosary is prayed at 7:30 p.m. for the respect of life, all priests, and vocations to the priesthood.


 

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Allentown Diocese Website

 

 

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Apology Analogy

Apology Analogy has homilies, writings, and talks by Father Bernard Ezaki.

 Fr. Ezaki

 

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Ascension Presents

Ascension Presents is an evangelistic platform bringing entertaining, faith-filled, and dynamic presenters straight to your news feed. By providing engaging content for our audience that reflects the good, the true and the beautiful we hope to bring their hearts closer to Christ.


 

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Ave Maria Radio

Ave Maria Radio

Ave Maria Radio is a listener supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that employs broadcast radio, mobile technology, the internet and social platforms to offer news, analysis, teaching, devotions and music to demonstrate the Good News that Jesus is Lord over all areas of life. Through these means we show that the teaching of Christ, through His Church, offers a rational view of the world, a deep sense of spirituality, a firm family life, enhanced human relationships, creative use of reason and scholarship and the creation of a culture of life and love.

 

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Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway is your rich social and personal connection to freely read, research, and reference Scripture on your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone . . . anywhere; in more than 200 versions and more than 70 languages! Its simple yet advanced searching capabilities allow you to quickly find and compare particular passages in multiple Bible translations based on the keywords, phrases, topics, or Scripture references you have in mind.
Catholics use the New American Bible (Revised Edition) translation of the Bible.

 

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Bishop Barron Homilies

Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He is also the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic Faith.

 

Bishop Barron is a #1 Amazon bestselling author and has published numerous books, essays, and articles on theology and the spiritual life. He has also appeared on several media outlets including NBC, PBS, FOX News, CNN, and EWTN.

 

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Word on Fire

Word on Fire is evangelical; it proclaims Jesus Christ as the source of conversion and new life. Word on Fire is Catholic; it utilizes the tremendous resources of the Roman Catholic tradition—art, architecture, poetry, philosophy, theology, and the lives of the saints— in order to explain and interpret the event of Jesus Christ.

Word on Fire Catholic Ministries exists to draw people into the body of Christ, which is the Church, and thereby give them access to all the gifts that Jesus wants his people to enjoy. 

 

Word on Fire Show

The Word on Fire Show is a podcast and radio show with Bishop Robert Barron. 

Podcast 24 - The Five Big Questions Everyone Asks in Life

 

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Busted Halo

Busted Halo is a unique media resource that utilizes a relevant and accessible voice to help people understand the Catholic faith, put it into practice in their everyday lives, and share it with others.

Our vision is for a more joyful and meaningful experience of Catholicism that positively impacts people's lives. At Busted Halo, we aim to bring the joy of the Gospel to all people in innovative and creative ways. Through articles, video, podcasts, radio, and social media, we aspire to help Catholics embrace their faith more fully.

 

 

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Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Catechism of the Catholic Church has the teachings of the Catholic Faith.

 

 

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 Catholic Answers

Catholic Answers is one of the nation's largest lay-run apostolates of Catholic apologetics and evangelization. Its mission statement explains its purpose: Catholic Answers is an apostolate dedicated to serving Christ by bringing the fullness of Catholic truth to the world. We help good Catholics become better Catholics, bring former Catholics "home," and lead non-Catholics into the fullness of the faith.

 

 

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Catholic Biblical Apology

Catholic Biblical Apology surveys the origin and development of Roman Catholic Christianity from the period of the apostolic church, through the post-apostolic church and into the conciliar movement. Principal attention is paid to the biblical basis of both doctrine and dogma as well as the role of paradosis (i.e. handing on the truth) in the history of the Church. Particular attention is also paid to the hierarchical founding and succession of leadership throughout the centuries.

 

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 Catholics Come Home

Catholics Come Home

Catholics Come Home, Inc. is an independent, non-profit Catholic apostolate that creates effective and compassionate media messages and broadcasts them nationally and internationally, in order to inspire, educate and evangelize inactive Catholics and others, and invite them to live a deeper faith in Jesus Christ, in accord with the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.

 



 

 

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Catholic Exchange

Catholic Exchange seeks to enable all to be enriched and strengthened in their Christian faith as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. By offering accessible articles and helpful tools for spiritual growth, we seek to make saints in our own time — especially among those who live busy lives but still seek to grow in friendship with Christ.

In pursuit of this mission: we publish the finest articles that explore the saints, devotions, and the everyday spiritual and practical aspects of Catholicism.

 

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Catholicity

Catholicity offers free Catholic CDs, booklets, and novels. It also has online resources to learn more about the Catholic Faith.

 

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Catholic Links

(Click on Mary's picture to enter the site.) Catholic Links has information on different topics about the Catholic Faith.

 

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Catholic Marriage Resources

Catholic Marriage Resources

Articles, news, blogs and more information to help couples strengthen their relationships through God's grace. This is an initiative started by the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops.  

 

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Catholic Mission Leaflets

Catholic Mission Leaflets is an index of Catholic educational resources, on various aspects of the Roman Catholic Faith.

 

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Catholic News - EWTN

Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) News

Catholic News EWTN

 

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Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service has a rich history of journalistic professionalism and is a leader in the world of Catholic and religious media. With headquarters in Washington, offices in New York and Rome, and correspondents around the world, CNS provides the most comprehensive coverage of the church today.

 

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Catholic Prayers

List of Catholic prayers

Catholic Prayers

 

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Catholic Relief Services Ministry Resource Center

Catholic Relief Services offers ministry resources for prayer, formation and action with a global perspective.
They carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. They are motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice, and embody Catholic social and moral teaching as we act to: PROMOTE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies; and, SERVE CATHOLICS IN THE UNITED STATES as they live their faith in solidarity with their brothers and sisters around the world.

 

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 Catholic Youth Ministry

As a Eucharist-centered movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. With the Blessed Virgin Mary as our intercessor and guide, Life Teen seeks to unleash the fullness of the Sacramental power present within the young Church.




 

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Chastity Project

Chastity Project exists to promote the virtue of chastity so that individuals can see God, and be free to love (Matt. 5:8). Jason and Crystalina Evert have spoken to more than one million people on six continents about the virtue of chastity, they are the founders of Chastity Project.

 



 

 

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Confession - How to Go to Confession

Information on how to receive the sacrament of Confession which includes an examination of conscience and the Act of Contrition.


 

 

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Courage

Courage

Persons with homosexual desires have always been with us; however, until recent times, there has been little, if any, formal outreach from the Church in the way of support groups or information for such persons. Most were left to work out their path on their own. As a result, they found themselves listening to and accepting the secular society’s perspective and opting to act on their same-sex desires.

Courage is a spiritual support system which would assist men and women with same-sex attractions in living chaste lives in fellowship, truth, and love.

 

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Daily Mass Readings

from the USCCB Website

Daily Mass Readings

 

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Decision Point

It began with a dream—to give catechists, youth ministers, sponsors, parents, pastors, and Directors of Religious Education (DREs) the tools they need to engage young Catholics in a meaningful conversation about the genius of Catholicism in preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Catechesis is the Church’s effort to bring to life the teachings of Jesus Christ in the lives of ordinary men, women, and children. Religious education classes are one of the primary forms of catechesis.

But evangelization precedes catechesis. Evangelization is first and foremost a dialogue. It is not a monologue. Evangelization is a personal and powerful conversation that leads to conversion of heart, mind, and soul.

 

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Eternal Word Television Network

EWTN Global Catholic Network is dedicated to teaching the truth as defined by the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. In keeping with the Holy Father’s call for a New Evangelization, EWTN’s mission is to communicate the teachings and the beauty of the Catholic Church and to help people grow in their love and understanding of God and His infinite mercy.

EWTN

 

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Faith and Reason

Church and culture. Politics and philosophy. Morality and the marketplace. At FaithandReason.com, you can explore it all, deepening your knowledge of the Catholic faith and your understanding of the world in which we live. With numerous videos from the world’s top Catholic scholars, thinkers, and leaders, plus articles, blog posts, and more, FaithandReason.com is your online portal to a journey of discovery and inspiration.

 

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 Fatherhood

Father

A FATHER IS … A Protector … Involved … A Loving Husband … AND SO MUCH MORE.

An initiative for men by the Knights of Columbus.

Whether you are a seasoned dad, a new dad, a dad to be, or a single guy wanting to know more about fatherhood, this Web site is for you.

There is a role only a father can fill and gifts only a father can give. In a culture that often does not favor fatherhood or masculine virtue, we wish to highlight the unique contributions of men, husbands and fathers. The world would be lacking without them.

 

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Fertility Care Centers of America 

Fertility Care

Fertility Care Centers of America is a dynamic, growing group of affiliated centers that provide professional instruction in the CREIGHTON MODEL Fertility Care System which features the new women's health science, NaProTECHNOLOGY.

 

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Formed - Faith Formation Media

Free for St. Jane Parishioners!

 

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Franciscan Media

Franciscan Media has sought to inform and inspire Catholics and others across the country and throughout the world. For many years, our principal communication was St. Anthony Messenger—still the number-one national Catholic family magazine. Though this publication has kept pace with the times over the years in content and appearance, we have expanded our efforts in both form and outreach.

 

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 Godtube Christian Music Videos

GodTube is a Christian video sharing website that exploded onto the scene in 2007 where it was the fastest growing US website by later that same year.

 

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Knights of Columbus

The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.

 

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National Catholic Register

National Catholic Register

Our 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.

 

 

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New Advent

New Advent is an online Catholic encylopedia.

 

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Outside Da Box

Outside da Box was founded in 2005 by Eric Groth, a veteran youth minister, in order to respond to a tremendous need in the Catholic Church: The absence of relevant Catholic video resources for teens in parish youth ministry and catechetical settings.

The online world is quite sobering; a social reality – a digital platform where a great deal of teenage existence is lived.

Teens in America spend a daunting 7.5 hours a day (1/3 of their lives) in front of some sort of screen. 50 million U.S. teens have Facebook accounts and their minds and thumbs are sending an average of 3,000 text messages every month. Teenage life is saturated by digital messages – many of which are misleading and destructive.

 

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Pastoral Solutions Institute

Pastoral Counseling

Whether you want to create a more intimate and godly marriage, celebrate a more faithful and fulfilling family life, or discover the path to a more grace-filled personal life, the Catholic Counselors at Pastoral Solutions Institute can help strengthen and support you on your spiritual and emotional journey!

Take our quizzes to discover important information about your life and relationships. Read excerpts of our popular books and discover our dynamic audio-recordings, designed to help you achieve both greater peace of mind and greater peace in your home. For more personal guidance, check-out our effective telephone counseling practice, enabling you to connect with faithful, effective counseling resources from the comfort of your home.

 

 

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Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference is the public affairs arm of Pennsylvania's Catholic bishops and the Catholic dioceses of Pennsylvania. There are 10 Catholic dioceses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Eight are Latin Rite dioceses, fully contained within the Commonwealth. Two are Byzantine Rite dioceses with Apostolic Sees in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference has set broad objectives and highlighted some particular issues of concern.

 

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Plugged In

Christian Reviews of Movie, TV, Music Games, Books

Plugged In exists to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving you and your family the essential tools you need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which we live. Through reviews, articles and discussions, we want to spark intellectual thought, spiritual growth and a desire to follow the command of Colossians 2:8: "See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ."

 

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Real Life Catholic

Real Life Catholic is a website that is igniting bold, contagious faith in the heart of every Catholic in America.
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has called Chris Stefanick “one of the most engaging young defenders of the Christian faith on the scene today.” Chris speaks to over 50,000 teens, young adults, and parents every year.

 

 

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Renew International

RENEW International fosters spiritual renewal in the Catholic tradition by empowering individuals and communities to encounter God in everyday life, deepen and share faith, and connect faith with action.

 

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Theology of the Body Institute

Theology of the Body Institute

Theology of the Body is a teaching on what it means to be fully human — male and female. Theology of the Body is St. John Paul II's first major teaching project as pope. It is a grand proposal to the world of the deepest meaning of life and love made visible in the body.

 

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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Gospel of Christ and the teachings of his Church guide the work of the USCCB. The work of the Conference is rooted in three general mission goals and organized into three key areas of responsibility.

To act collaboratively and consistently on vital issues confronting the Church and society

To foster communion with the Church in other nations, within the Church universal, under the leadership of its supreme pastor, the Roman Pontiff

To offer appropriate assistance to each bishop in fulfilling his particular ministry in the local Church

 

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Vatican Website

Pope Francis Vatican

 

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Zenit

Zenit

ZENIT is an international, non-profit news agency staffed by a team of professionals and volunteers who are convinced that the extraordinary wisdom of the Pontiff and the Catholic Church can nourish hope, and assist all of humanity to find truth, justice and beauty.

 

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