St. Jane Frances de Chantal Roman Catholic Parish, Riviera Beach, MD
8499 Virginia Avenue
Riviera Beach, MD 21122-3097
Parish office: 410-255-4646
Parish fax: 410-437-5191
Religious Ed: 410-255-4646
School: 410-255-4750
 
   
 

Links

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This page last updated on June 26, 2017.

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Catholic News:

Official Vatican Website
Vatican.va

US Conference of Catholic Bishops
USCCB.org
Provides news about events and issues of interest to people who are.

Archdiocese of Baltimore
ArchBalt.org

The Catholic Review
CatholicReview.org
Provides news about events and issues of interest to people who are involved in Catholic parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, schools and organizations, whether their involvement is just sitting in a pew at Mass each Sunday or participating on the parish council, or anything in between.

Archdiocese of Washington
ADW.org

National Catholic Register
NCRegister.com
America's most complete Catholic news source. A service of EWTN.

Catholic Television:

EWTN
EWTN.com
EWTN Global Catholic Network airs family and religious programming from a Catholic point of view. Providing more than 80% original programming, EWTN offers inspiring talk shows, entertaining children's animation, exclusive teaching series, live coverage of Church events, and thought-provoking documentaries.

Relevant Radio
RelevantRadio.com
Relevant Radio exists to assist the Church in the New Evangelization by providing relevant programming through media platforms to help people bridge the gap between faith and everyday life.

For Kids:

EWTN Kids
EWTN.com/ewtnkids
You and your children are invited to come learn and play with us at EWTNKids, an interactive website designed to teach your children about Catholicism and the ways of the Church.

Friends and Heroes TV
FriendsAndHeroes.tv
This children’s website is full of free video clips, activities and games along with plenty of opportunity to get to know the Bible and its characters better.

For Teens:

Church POP
ChurchPOP.com
ChurchPOP is a website for Christian culture that's fun, informative, and inspirational.

For your questions about priesthood
or religious life
Vocation.com

Chastity Project
ChastityProject.com
A Catholic ministry focused solely on promoting purity.

Life Teen
LifeTeen.com
An online community for Catholic Teenagers.

  1. Learn About Your Faith. It’s okay to have questions about your faith, as long as you’re looking for the answers. Explore your faith through articles, videos, and podcasts.
  2. Relationship with God. Are you ready to go deeper? Grow in holiness through prayer and the sacraments.
  3. Live Your Catholic Life. It’s hard to make the right decisions as a young Catholic in the world today. Find out how to live out your Catholic life at school, online, and with your family.
  4. Life Teen Community. Photos and stories of young people living their Catholic faith.
  5. Store. Get cool Catholic stuff: clothing, books, and gifts.

FCA Network Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCA.org
FCA is the largest Christian sports organization in Americ and focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.

Phatmass.com
PhatMass.com
Catholic Hip-Hop site with a Catholic community forum, Defense Directory, Catholic Hip-Hop music, Wallpaper, apparel and more!

For Adults:

Franciscan Media
FranciscanMedia.org
In the footsteps of Christ. In the spirit of Saint Francis. Educating, inspiring, and connecting you on your faith journey.

Busted Halo
BustedHalo.com
Under the direction of Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP, Busted Halo® Ministries helps young adults explore their spirituality, listen to and encourage one another, discover (or re-discover) the rich depths of Catholic tradition, and connect to communities of faith where their unique gifts will be respected and used, and where they will find support on their journey towards God. We also promote ministry to-by-and-for young adults in Catholic parishes and dioceses across the United States and Canada. We help local communities of faith better incorporate those in their 20s and 30s into the lay mission of the Church in society.

Catholic Relief Services
CRS.org
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. We alleviate suffering and provide assistance to people in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality.

For Your Marriage
http://www.foryourmarriage.org
A powerful web platform that offers FREE and useful resources for dating, engaged and married couples, marriage prep teams, diocesan marriage offices, and more! This pro-marriage website features a ton of tools, guides and secrets to a successful, holy marriage.

Heart of Mercy Ministry for Women
HeartOfMercyGS.org
A confidential and safe place to seek healing for coping with life's difficulties, such as depression, anxiety, post-abortion healing, relationship issues, etc. One-on-one counseling with a licensed clinical counselor and licensed clinical social worker, and spiritual support offered by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. An experience of welcome and compassion awaits you. Call 443-833-4332 for further information.

For Parents:

CatholicMom.com
CatholicMom.com
We celebrate all things Faith, Family, and Fun from a Catholic perspective. Enjoy fresh perspectives from our wonderful columnists and contributors. Read the latest selections from our Book Club. Check out great tunes from an array of talented Catholic musicians. Help your child make the most of the Liturgy of the Word with our Sunday Gospel activities. Listen to our weekly Catholic Moments Podcast for interviews with special people doing extraordinary things to live out our Catholic faith and share it with others.

CatholicDadsOnline.org
CatholicDadsOnline.org
How Can You Be A Better Husband, Father, and Catholic

Dads.org
Dads.org
The Family Life Center is dedicated to defending the faith, family life, and fatherhood throughout the world.

FathersForGood.org
fathersforgood.org
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. An initiative for men by the Knights of Columbus.

Mary's Center
MarysCenterMD.org
Mary's Center is a Catholic Pregnancy Center in Maryland serving Glen Burnie, Hagerstown, and surrounding areas. Women in need come to Mary's Center for free pregnancy tests or material assistance. For those who qualify, we provide maternity clothes, baby and toddler clothing, and other essential items including cribs and blankets, car seats, emergency formula, baby food, diapers and wipes. Our all-volunteer staff is able to help the needy through the generous donations of our supporters and patrons.

Understanding or Explaining Catholicism:

The Catholic Encyclopedia On-Line
Catholic.org
Apologetics information and materials

Catholic Answers
Catholic.com

Apologetics information and materials

New Advent.org
NewAdvent.org
Features the Catholic Encyclopedia, Summa, Fathers, and entire Bible and more!

Faith and Reason
FaithAndReason.com/
Church and culture. Politics and philosophy. Morality and the marketplace. 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.

CatholicsComeHome.org
CatholicsComeHome.org

Catholics Come Home is here to help you begin or continue your faith journey, so you can find true peace, happiness and purpose in life.

Catholic Home Study
CatholicHomeStudy.org
Catholic Home Study offers Catholic courses through the mail to people who are intestested in learning about and understanding the Catholic faith. Without obligation and completely free. The study consists of 9 books (and workbooks) that highlight the major tenets of the Catholic faith. Topics such as the Mass, Mary, the Bible and Prayer are explained in an easy and relatable style that appeals to people of all ages. Throughout your read you will have online support and tutors to answer all your questions and concerns. All from the comfort of your own home. At your pace. Without cost.

Defenders of the Catholic Faith
CatholicConvert.com
Apologist and convert author Stephen Ray's web site

Biblical Evidence for Catholicism patheos.com/blogs/davearmstrong
Apologist and convert author Dave Armstrong's website

Scripture Catholic
ScriptureCatholic.com

Author John Salza's web site with scriptural evidence for the teachings of Catholicism

Catholics United for the Faith
CUF.org
Scott Hahn and Karl Keating are both on this site's advisory board as well as a throng of Catholic bishops

Scriptural Catholicism
CatholicApologetics.org

This website 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.

Lighthouse Catholic Media
LighthouseCatholicMedia.org

Inspirational CDs and brochures that will enrich and strengthen your relationship with Jesus Christ and your understanding of the Catholic Church.

DynamicCatholic.com
DynamicCatholic.com
Dynamic Resources that Inspire people to Rediscover Catholicism, live with Passion and Purpose, and bring Spiritual Vitality to the Church. FREE books, CDs, and other resources are also offered.

Catholic Mobile Apps:

St. Jane Parish app
flocknote.com/STJANE
This app will be where you will find all kinds of information about St. Jane Frances parish. Sign up for email or text notices from only the groups you choose. It's FREE, and you can stop at any time.

Catholic APPtitude
CatholicApptitude.org
The most comprehensive list of the best Catholic apps for mobile formats including apps for prayers, the mass, the rosary, liturgy of the hours, confession, catechism, the bible, and more!

Archdiocese of Baltimore
www.archbalt.org
The Archdiocese of Baltimore has developed a mobile version of its website and an App for Apple and Android mobile device users, to make it easier for Catholics to stay connected to their local Church, including parishes and schools, while on the go.

Laudate
ayckasoft.blogspot.com
Laudate includes many awesome resources such as an interactive Rosary, Daily Readings, the Liturgy of the Hours, the Roman Missal changes, and the NAB and Douay-Rheims versions of the bible – all in a simple to navigate layout. HUGE selection of prayers – in both Latin and English!

iPieta
ipieta.com
iPieta is "for all those who want to gain access to a vast library of Catholic documents, teachings, writings, prayers, and calendars."

Pope app
thepopeapp.com
Follow papal events live and set up alerts notifying you when they begin. Access all official papal-related content in a variety of formats: news and official speeches, images, videos, calendar, and links to other services of the Holy See. The app will let you see key areas of the Vatican through webcams throughout St. Peter's Square.

EWTN
ewtnapps.com
Carry EWTN with you everywhere! Enjoy EWTN Live Streams (TV & Radio), many of the popular TV and Radio shows On Demand, prayers and devotionals, and keep up on the latest Catholic news. Also included free is the full RSV-CE Bible and Gospel of Mark audio from the Truth & Life New Testament Audio Bible.

Missio
missio.org
Pope Francis has touched the lives of Catholics and non-Catholics in simple, meaningful ways through his message of unity and communion. Be encouraged through his words. Be inspired by stories from the Church's Missions. Be connected to those who need you to care.

iMissal
imissal.com
iMissal is the highly acclaimed Catholic reference application for your favorite mobile devices and Mac computers. It has been one of the top-selling Catholic applications since its inception. iMissal is not merely a Catholic missal but multiple applications rolled into one.

iBreviary
ibreviary.org/en/
"iBreviary transforms your iPhone and iPod touch into a complete Breviary in 5 languages (Italian - French - Spanish - English - Latin); a mobile multimedia aid for all Catholics; an aid to hearing and reading the words of the Holy Father daily and on which you can read the official documents of the Catholic Church."

Divine Office
divine-office.com
Listen and Pray the Liturgy of the Hours on the go.

Universalis: Liturgy of the Hours
universalis.com/n-apps.htm
The Liturgy of the Hours (also known as the Divine Office) is the richest single prayer resource of the Christian Church. It provides prayers, psalms and meditation for every hour of every day. It has existed from the earliest times, to fulfil the Lord's command to "pray without ceasing."

Confession: A Roman Catholic app
littleiapps.com/confession/
Developed for Catholics who frequent the sacrament and those who wish to return. Personalized for any user with a personalized examination of conscience for each user, password protected profiles, and a step-by-step guide to the sacrament, this app invites Catholics to prayerfully prepare for and participate in the Rite of Penance.

Vatican Radio
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/radio-vaticana/id564199461
The app shows an overview of the Pope's public appointments, and lets you access both text and audio content associated with each event. The app also alerts the user about upcoming live broadcasts. In addition, the app includes a news service based on Vatican Radio's own news programs. The radio section gives access to five different channels corresponding to the network of over 70 daily programs in 40 languages produced by Vatican Radio.

3 Minute Retreat
http://www.loyolapress.com/3minute-retreats-mobile-app.htm
Enjoy a daily reflective prayer retreat wherever you are, whenever you need it most. Each day, a new retreat featuring soothing music, scripture verses, and reflective thoughts and questions comes your way. So whether you're at home or at work, sipping coffee in a cafe or standing in line at the grocery store, meaningful time with God is always just a touch away.

40 Day Spiritual Workout for Catholic Teens
https://bob-rice.com/2012/09/04/the-40-day-spiritual-workout/
Designed with one purpose in mind: to help you grow strong in your Catholic faith! Establish a life of daily prayer through powerful Scripture reflections, inspirational quotes from saints, and insightful explanations of how to pray.

Catholic Answers Live
Catholic.com/radio/app
Listen to discussions on just about anything related
to the Church – family concerns, social issues,
evangelization, ethics, and more. Catholic Answers
Live
connects listeners to prominent leaders in
the Church today and touches on every aspect of our
lives as Christians. You can listen to live or archived
shows.

Daily Prayer:

Mass Times in the USA
MassTimes.org
When on vacation and looking for Mass times in the USA, call 1-858-207-6277, or visit masstimes.org.

Mass Times for Travel app:
Apple: http://fth.pub/MTapple
Android: http://fth.pub/MTandroid

Heart of the Nation: My Sunday Mass
HeartOfTheNation.org
Find the mass on TV in your area or watch the mass online. Also includes Catholic prayers, homilies, and more.

Today’s readings and psalm
usccb.org/bible/readings/

Daily Reflections Video (USCCB)
usccb.org/bible/reflections
Watch a video reflection on the day's scripture. You can also read or listen to the daily readings from the New American Bible.

Savior.org
Savior.org
24-hour Eucharistic adoration live on the internet.

Sacred Space: Daily Prayer on Your Computer
SacredSpace.ie
Spend ten minutes, praying here and now, as you sit at your computer, with the help of on-screen guidance and scripture chosen specially every day.

Divine Office
DivineOffice.org
A ministry dedicated to bringing the Liturgy of the Hours to everyone everywhere.

Universalis: Liturgy of the Hours
Universalis.com
The Liturgy of the Hours (also known as the Divine Office) is the richest single prayer resource of the Christian Church. It provides prayers, psalms and meditation for every hour of every day. It has existed from the earliest times, to fulfil the Lord's command to "pray without ceasing."

Bible Studies:

Bible Studies
StPaulCenter.com
The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology is a non-profit research and educational institute that promotes life-transforming Scripture study in the Catholic tradition.

Pillars of Catholicism
PillarsOfCatholicism.com
Pillars of Catholicism is a crash course in the fundamentals of the Catholic Faith. It consists of 13 episodes, each a half-hour long. A new episode will be unlocked each week and will be permanently accessible. The course and all materials it provides are free.

Nearby Spiritual Places to Visit:

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Baltimore, MD
AmericasFirstCathedral.org
The "Baltimore Basilica" welcomes all to visit and worship in what Pope John Paul II referred to as "the worldwide symbol of religious freedom." Designed by renowned architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the Basilica's stunning architecture and artwork create a unique setting as one of Baltimore's beloved cultural institutions, offering educational tours daily, as well as hosting uplifting concerts and informative lectures.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC
NationalShrine.com
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world. Fulfilling its mission, the Basilica is a place of worship, pilgrimage, evangelization and reconciliation.

Franciscan Monastery, Ellicott City, MD
CompanionsOfStAnthony.org
Located in historic Ellicott City at the home of the Franciscan Friars, the Shrine houses a major relic of St. Anthony in its Chapel, which is open to the public.

Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, Washington, DC
MyFranciscan.org
The Monastery welcomes visitors wishing to make a pilgrimage, to tour the church and catacombs, or to sit or walk peacefully in its vast gardens.

National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes
NSGrotto.org
The National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, a Catholic shrine devoted to Our Blessed Mother Mary, is a place of worship, pilgrimage, evangelization and reconciliation. This beautiful mountain shrine features one of the oldest American replicas of the Lourdes shrine in France, and attracts hundreds of thousands of pilgrims each year from all over the world. It offers the occasion for a deepening conversion, a step forward in the journey to God, with Mary as the model for that journey.

 

The Faith Of Our Fathers by James Cardinal Gibbons: FREE Kindle EditionFREE eBook! The Faith Of Our Fathers

Ever wanted to know more about Catholicism or had difficulty explaining your Catholic faith to family and friends? The Faith of Our Fathers: A Plain Exposition and Vindication of the Church Founded by Our Lord Jesus Christ is a book first published in 1876 by James Cardinal Gibbons, former Archbishop of Baltimore. With over 118 printings, it is perhaps the most successful book for explaining the basic tenets of the Catholic faith and why we hold them. It delves into the historical background of virtually everything people find hard to understand about Catholicism, such as priestly celibacy, sacred images, the Church and the Bible, the primacy of Peter, Communion under one kind, invocation of the saints, etc. Written for mixed Protestant and Catholic congregations in North Carolina and Virginia, it is accommodating to people of all faiths. The Faith of Our Fathers will confirm one's faith in the truth of the Catholic Church like no other and will educate the reader to answer the questions so often posed by skeptics and unbelievers. The best thing is, it is readliy available for FREE via the internet. Download your free copy at one of the sources below!

FREE Kindle Edition (retypeset and easily legible)
FREE Google eBook edition (digitized pages of the 63rd edition, circa 1917)
Other FREE formats via the Gutenberg Project (including HTML, PDF, and more)

 
   
 
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