This page gives links to some of the
major Catholic sites offering information and services. We do not aim
to provide a comprehensive directory of Catholic Websites. Some of the
sites listed below will provide this service.
If you are looking for websites related
to agencies or organisations within the Archdiocese of Southwark, try
our Diocesan links page.
- The Apostleship
of the Sea (AOS) is the official agency of the
Catholic Church for seafarers and those whose lives depend on the sea.
95% of British overseas trade travels by sea but seafarers are a hidden
workforce separated from home and family. Our network of port chaplains
and ship visitors reaches out to them offering pastoral and practical
- Venerable English College,
Rome Seminary training priests for the dioceses of
England and Wales
- Palazzola English
College Summer Villa situated above Lake Albano, 18 miles south of
Rome. Accepts bookings for retreats, conferences holidays and other
Missio comprises the following
The Association for the Propagation of the Faith (APF)
Holy Childhood (Mission
The Society of St Peter the Apostle (SPA)
The Pontifical Missionary Union (PMU)
Together they form the principal organisation in the Church providing
spiritual and financial support for missions overseas.
The Association for
the Propagation of the Faith (APF) The APF is the
principal mission support organisation of the Catholic Church. The APF
ensures that young churches have the necessary funds to build churches
and schools, to lead people to learn about Christ and build a better
world. The collections from the APF - Mill Hill 'Red Boxes' and World
Mission Sunday enable the Church in England and Wales to share in the
spreading of the Gospel in each of the 1,062 mission dioceses in the
The Society of St Peter the
Apostle (SPA) The SPA is the Church's official
fundraising body for the training of clergy and religious sisters in
mission dioceses around the world. Through prayer and finance SPA
members and contributors help the younger churches provide their own
priests and religious.
Together (Holy Childhood) Holy Childhood though
its Mission Together programme, encourages children to be concerned
with mission through prayer, learning activities and sharing. It is the
Church's official charity for children's missions overseas. Its unique
motto is 'children helping children'.
Pontifical Missionary Union (PMU) The PMU
publishes the missionary review Mission Outlook to encourage the
interest of priests, religious and laity in the missionary
work of the Church and in developments in the younger churches
Vatican The official site for the Holy Father, the
Vatican Congregations, news, documents and audio-visual content.
- The Catholic
Church in England and Wales
The official site for the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.
A comprehensive service based in the USA offering many links to
Catholic sites of interest.
- Catholic pages
A Catholic "web portal" with directories and links.
Following Pope John Paul II's call to use the media in the service of
Social Action Network
An agency of the Bishops' Conference seeking to promote Catholic social
action within the Church and in society as a whole.
to the Church in Need (UK)
Catholic Agency to Support Evangelisation.
- Life for
Seekers run by the Catholic Enquiry Office for
those seeking information.
A Catholic site for the UK offering news, links and internet
A daily online news service run voluntarily as a work for the Church by
Catholic journalists based in London.
of Religious in England and Wales
Seeking to unite Religious in England and Wales, especially in work
for justice and peace.
The official website for Vatican Radio broadcasting on 105MHz FM.
The official site for the shrine and the office of tourism.
Association Organises the Diocesan Pilgrimage to
Helps to support and improve the education of children in the Holy Land.
Open to all Roman Catholic men and women who are serving or who have
served in English and Welsh Police Forces (both Police Officers and
Civilian Staff) and their Special Constabularies.
Apostolate of Fatima (WAF) An international
association of the faithful to make known and lived the Gospel message
- CaFE (Catholic Faith
Explortion) Resources to help Catholics explore
and grow in their faith using modern media
- Project 2030
and the Thirtysomethings enable young Catholics in their 20’s and 30’s
to get together at a social and spiritual level. Events include
pilgrimages, trips, holidays, walks and parties.
Catholic Truth Society (CTS)
publisher and charity, helping
people to understand and practise the Catholic faith. The Chairman of
CTS is the Rt Rev Paul Hendricks, Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark.
- Pax Christi
International Catholic Movement for Peace
of the Holy Land supporting Christians in the
- The Catenian
Association strengthening family life through
friendship and faith
- Catholic Blind
Telephone: 020 8133 8467
- Catholic Directory
for England Wales and Scotland
of St Vincent de Paul and SVP Youth
Retrouvaille is a service of love and hope to couples experiencing
difficulties and misery. It is a way of evangelising marriage and
family life through forgiveness, healing and hope.
Retrouvaille is a French word meaning to find each other again,
to find oneself again, to find ones way again.