Being a Catholic isn't limited to just attending weekend Mass, it's a daily living out of the faith. Below, you'll find a list of essential resources that'll help you to continue to learn and grow in the faith at your own pace. Go ahead, pick one that interests you!
Catechism of the Catholic Church - This is a text which contains the fundamental Christian truths formulated in a way that facilitates their understanding. It conveys the essential and fundamental content of Catholic faith and morals in a complete way.
Catholic Answers - One of the nation's largest lay-run apostolates of Catholic apologetics and evangelization. They're an outstanding resource for Catholic information and have very active forums for discussion. They offer articles on the latest news in the Church, videos, tracts, magazine and encyclopedia articles, documents, and much more. Check out their live call-in radio show on Immaculate Heart Radio 1310 AM, Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Catholic FAQ - Concise answers to frequently asked questions on faith, apologetics and evangelization. Think of this site as a CliffsNotes to many great apologetics shows found on Catholic radio. Are you trying to bring someone in to the Church? Did they ask you a question you're not quite sure how to answer? Check us out! We might have a great answer for you. This site is run by two St. Anne parishioners.
Diocese of Phoenix - General information, and directories of schools, parishes, and diocesan offices. Learn more about Catholic life in Phoenix and how you can get more involved in your faith.
Footprints Documentary - The St. Anne community, Catholics in Action and Infinito+1 have created a movie that is currently showing in many theaters around the world. It will be available to watch on Netflix, soon.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - This site offers daily bible readings in text and audio format, daily reflections videos, an online version of the New American Bible, and numerous other resources about our faith.
Vatican - Official website of the Holy See. You can browse the Magisterium of the Supreme Pontiffs (from Pope Leo XIII to Pope Francis); the fundamental texts of Catholicism in various languages (the Sacred Bible, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the documents of the Second Vatican Council and the Code of Canon Law); the documents of Dicasteries, Bodies and Institutions of the Roman Curia.
We Are Salt and Light - A website from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, intended to give the faithful resources to help them be the “Salt and Light” of the world.