Do you have a suggestion for a page that we should include on this list? Email Mrs. Phenicie at kphenicie@delonecatholic.org.

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Websites for Church Hierarchy and Organizations

The Holy See

Check this website for updates from Pope Francis, including texts from encyclicals, homilies, and apostolic exhortations. Log on every Wednesday morning for the text of his Wednesday Audiences!

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The USCCB is the assembly of Catholic bishops throughout the United States. This website is a wealth of information on a variety of Catholic topics. Click on the "Bible" tab for access to the NAB translation of Scripture and a liturgical calendar for the daily Mass readings. There is also the text of the Catechism of the Catholic Church under the "Beliefs and Teachings" tab.

Diocese of Harrisburg

The website for our Diocese of Harrisburg.

EWTN 

The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) website contains information about the television channel, but also is a great resource for saints' biographies, Scriptures, and questions about the faith.

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Websites for Youth and Families

Chastity Project

Jason Evert's ministry focuses on teaching about authentic love and chastity. This website contains a wealth of information on a variety of chastity topics. Access the blog for creative, interesting, and informative posts. Also check the bookcase outside of Delone Catholic's Mary, Queen of Peace Chapel for print resources and CDs.

Emotional Virtue

This ministry from Sarah Swafford educates young men and women on emotional chastity and right ordering of emotions in relationships. Together, the DCHS girls in Kate + F.A.I.T.H. work on the Virtue Challenge every year!

Real Life Catholic

Chris Stefanick says that the mission of his ministry is to ignite "a bold, contagious faith in the heart of every Catholic in America." Be sure to read the articles and watch the videos for inspiring witness and stories.

 CNS Movie Reviews

Catholic News Service and the USCCB rate movies and aim to provide the public with a spiritual, moral and artistic evaluation of the products of visual mass media based on the standards of faith and morals." They rank popular movies based on their appropriate audience, as well as give their reason for doing so.

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Websites on Social Justice Issues

Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

A website for all Dioceses in Pennsylvania. Check for updates and information on timely local and state issues.

CNEWA

Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) has been a lifeline for the poor throughout the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe for more than 90 years. Founded by Pope Pius XI in 1926, CNEWA works for, through and with the Eastern Catholic churches to identify needs and implement solutions.

March for Life

The website for the March for Life, which rallies to testify to the dignity of every human life.

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Catholic Social Media

Catholic Twitter accounts to follow:

Pope Francis (@Pontifex): Yes, the Pope is on Twitter! Check for short snippets of his writings and speeches.

Diocese of Harrisburg (@HBGDiocse): Stay in the loop regarding Diocesan news and get some inspiration based on the Gospel readings.

Mark Hart (@LT_TheBiblegeek): Mark is the Executive Vice President of Life Teen International. His tweets are humorous, but thought-provoking and insightful!

ZENIT (@zenitenglish): A great source to jeep up to date with news in the Church

Jackie Francois Angel (@jackiefrancois): Jackie is a Catholic speaker, singer, and worship leader from California. She  has traveled the world (including the Diocese of Harrisburg!) speaking about God's love.

Tommy Tighe (@theghissilent): AKA "The Catholic Hipster," follow this page if you need a good Catholic laugh.

Instagram accounts to follow:

Vatican (Vatican_): The official page of the Vatican

Pope Francis (fanciscus): The official page of Pope Francis

Diocese of Harrisburg (hbgdiocese): The official page of the Diocese of Harrisburg

Life Teen (lifeteen): Follow for inspiration specific to today's teens

Blessed Is She (blessedisshe_): A beautiful community of Catholic women and encouragement for young ladies on the path of discipleship

Imagine Sisters Movement (imaginesisters): An Instagram dedicated to how awesome Catholic Sisters are! 

Catholic Teen Posts (catholic_teen_posts): A plethora of Catholic memes

Fr. Jason Smith (frjasonsmith): He's a priest, but his images are close to professional photography! Follow and check out his beautiful work

Catholic Problems (catholicprblm): Something we all can relate to - humorous and timely.

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Recommended Spiritual Reading

Story of a Soul by St. Therese of Lisieux

Confessions by St. Augustine

Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales

Spiritual Exercises by St. Ignatius of Loyola

The Francis Effect by John Gehring

Ablaze: Stories of Daring Teen Saints by Colleen Swaim

YOUCAT 

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Letters to a Young Catholic by George Weigel

If You Really Loved Me by Jason Evert



Spiritual Life Office

Rev. Matthew C. Morelli
Chaplain
Mrs. Katherine A. Phenicie
Spiritual Life Director