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 support.
- Venerable English
College, Rome Seminary training priests for the dioceses of England
- Palazzola English College
Summer Villa situated above Lake Albano, 18 miles south of Rome. Accepts
bookings for retreats, conferences holidays and other functions.
Missio comprises the following
The Association for the Propagation
of the Faith (APF)
Holy Childhood (Mission Together)
The Society of St Peter the Apostle
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 world.
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
Mission 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
- The Vatican The official
site for the Holy Father, the Vatican Congregations, news, documents and
- The Catholic Church in England and Wales
The official site for the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.
- Catholic Online
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 the new
- Caritas Social Action
An agency of the Bishops' Conference seeking to promote Catholic social action
within the Church and in society as a whole.
- Aid to the Church in Need (UK)
Catholic Agency to Support Evangelisation.
- Life for Seekers run by
the Catholic Enquiry Office for those seeking information.
- Catholic Community (UK)
A Catholic site for the UK offering news, links and internet
- Independent Catholic News
A daily online news service run voluntarily as a work for the Church by Catholic
journalists based in London.
- Conference of Religious in England and Wales
Seeking to unite Religious in England and Wales, especially in work
for justice and peace.
- Vatican Radio
The official website for Vatican Radio broadcasting on 105MHz FM.
The official site for the shrine and the office of tourism.
- Catholic Association
Organises the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes.
- Cambridge Nazareth Trust
Helps to support and improve the education of children in the Holy Land.
- Catholic Police Guild
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
Apostolate of Fatima (WAF) An international association of the
faithful to make known and lived the Gospel message of Fatima
- CaFE (Catholic Faith Explortion)
Resources to help Catholics explore and grow in their faith using modern
The Twentysomethings 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.
The 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.
International Catholic Movement for Peace
Friends of the
Holy Land supporting Christians in the Holy Land
The Catenian Association
strengthening family life through friendship and faith
Telephone: 020 8133 8467
Catholic Directory for England Wales and Scotland
Society of St Vincent de Paul and