Church & Shrine
The Augustinian Fathers were founded in 1244 in Italy, by Pope Innocent IV, uniting several communities of Hermits living in a region of Tuscany to unite themselves into a single religious order with the rule and way of life of St. Augustine. Read more about the order here.
The Holy See is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal office of the Pope. Read books of the Bible, see where the Pope stands on certain issues, and read his homilies.
Faith should touch every corner of our lives. Studies have shown that people who pray regularly and practice their Christian faith are healthier and happier. If you are looking for a way to come back home to Church, it is never too late! We have been waiting for you! Find more resources here.
Visit the first Catholic website that was ever launched! Founded in 1995, the site was built in response to the realities of church life that emerged on the Internet. Read books of the Bible, find resources of our Catholic faith, read news that impact Catholics worldwide, and much more.
Dynamic Catholic's vision is to re-energize the Catholic Church in America by developing world-class resources that inspire people to rediscover the genius of Catholicism. Visit their site to get plenty of information, purchase books, or download some for free!
The Church is celebrating the Holy Year of Mercy, a time of grace, peace, conversion and joy. It is meant for everyone: people of every age, from far and near. The Pope welcomes all Catholics to be a part of a grace-filled moment that encourages seeking God's mercy through different acts of faith.
The Diocese serves thirteen counties in the state of Texas, including our Jefferson County. Read about the ministries of the Diocese, read Bishop's column, find a local parish near you and Mass times, or find upcoming events for the Catholic community around the Diocese.
The official organization of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States. They are a canonical entity governing the church. Read more about the USCCB, read books of the bible, and find resources about your Catholic faith.
The USCCB puts out all readings and Gospels for every Mass, daily and weekly. Read the liturgy before heading to Mass, or use these readings as a tool to discuss at home with your family. Talk about how the readings related to you, how it leads you to God.
A global initiative developed by the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network to assist in the dissemination of the Holy Father's monthly intentions related to the challenges humanity faces. Join us! Read about Pope Francis in his prayer requests every month.