Saint Michael's Catholic Church, Gorey

including St. Kevin's Church, Tara Hill

picture of Michael the Archangel

Irish Sites

The Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference

The Diocese of Ferns

Catholic Ireland A comprehensive site from Ireland's Catholic bishops.

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice: "Social research & action which responds to situations of structural injustice".

The Iona Institute: promotes the place of marriage and religion in society.

The Catholic Library. Located in Merrion Square, Dublin.

Sacred Space. Daily prayer online, from Irish Jesuits.

Apologetics

Catholic Answers Are you prepared to defend your faith and your church? You will be if you spend some time on this site.

The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology Contains a wide variety of articles on various aspects of the faith.

Bible Studies

The New American Bible The NAB is the only modern Catholic translation of The Bible available on line. From the US National Conference of Catholic Bishops.

The New Testament Gateway and The Old Testament Gateway are rich resources for study.

The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology A non-profit research and educational institute that promotes life-transforming Scripture study in the Catholic tradition.

Tarsus.ie This Irish site is is a veritable gold mine of information about the scriptures, including notes on both the daily and the Sunday readings at Mass, Christian meditation, Lectio Divina, and a short course on St. Paul.

Catholic Resources for Bible, Liturgy, Art, and Theology Contains a variety of materials, mostly related to biblical and liturgical studies.

Canon Law

Canon Law Made Easy An American female jurist answers your questions, and explain why canon law says what it does.

The Canon Law Blog offers comments on current events.

Charities

Trócaire Overseas Trócaire delivers support through local partner organisations and churches, helping communities and families to free themselves from the oppression of poverty. In Ireland, we raise awareness about the causes of poverty through our outreach programmes in the education sector, through parish networks, and through our public campaigns and advocacy work.

Ethical Issues

Mary meets Dolly This website shines a Catholic light on contemporary issues in genetics, genetic engineering, and biotechnology.

Large General Sites

Cath.com A Catholic search engine which lists 10,856 Sites in 937 Categories.

The Vatican's Home Page Whatever you need to find, you can be sure that it is here somewhere. But the ease of finding it could be improved.

The National (USA) Conference of Catholic Bishops. A large site with lots of resources.

EWTN is a global, Catholic Television, Catholic Radio, and Catholic News Network that provides Catholic programming and news coverage from around the world. It is also available as a free TV channel in Ireland. Click here to get the details.

The Catholic Encyclopedia If you ever want to check something, the Catholic Encyclopedia is a good place to start.

The Catholic Pages A catologue listing other sites. It covers a large range of subjects.

Domestic Church A large well organized site covering family life and many other subjects.

Marian Sites

Fatima The official webpage of the shrine of Fatima.

Lourdes The official site of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Marriage Preparation, Marriage Counselling

Accord services are available to all who need them, regardless of denomination, race, creed or ability to pay. Clients are requested to make a contribution towards our services where they can afford to do so.

News and Commentary on Current Events

The world seen from Rome. ZENIT A non-profit international news agency, made up of a team of professionals and volunteers who are convinced of the extraordinary richness of the Catholic Church's message, particularly its social doctrine. It wants to offer a vision of the world as it is seen and proposed by the Holy See

Catholic News ServiceIf you want to know what is going on in the world of interest to Catholics, this site will get you started.

The Canon Law Blog In his blog Dr Peters explains the teaching of the Church in light of current events.

Prayer

Sacred SpaceDaily prayer online, from Irish Jesuits.

UniversalisThe Universalis site provides daily prayers for the Divine Office (Liturgy of the Hours), the readings for Mass, and more...

Parish Ministries

Notes For Lectors Very useful in preparing the readings for each Sunday.

For Young People

National Geographic for Kids A great science and natural history magazine now has a website for kids

EWTN KIDS A great resource for children up to about age 10.

For Young Adults

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students, FOCUS, is aimed directly at young adults, and offers answers to some very tough questions.