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THE CHURCH

 

Salford Diocese  The Diocese of Salford, under the pastoral leadership of Bishop John Arnold, to which this parish of St John Paul II belongs

 

The Vatican  The Holy See in Rome, the focus of Unity within the Roman Catholic Church worldwide


The Catholic Church in England and Wales A comprehensive resource for Church news, information and enquiry, including links to the Liturgy Office web site

 

Sehion UK  Catholic Charismatic Ministry of the Holy Spirit. Under the Spiritual leadership of Fr Xavier Khan Vattayil & Fr Soji Olikkal. Based in Birmingham

 

Mill Hill Missionaries  An international fellowship of Catholic missionaries dedicated to announcing the Good News of Jesus Christ to people throughout the world.

 

Vocations Office For the discernment of vocations


UK Priest  For all those with an interest specifically in vocations to the priesthood

 

Board of Catholic Women  Representing the voice of women in the Church

 

Churches Together in England  A visible sign .. deepening communion .. sharing the Gospel together .. making connections

 

Churches Together in Eccles  Our local ecumenical group of 16 church families

 

MEDIA

 

EWTN  Catholic TV and Radio, available online and via Satellite TV

 

Heaven's Road Radio  A Catholic internet radio station from St John's Seminary, Wonersh

 

Daily Prayer Online  A Jesuit website devoted to prayer...
                                 ...Yes, you can pray - RIGHT NOW! - sitting in front of this computer!

 

Rosary Online  "Come pray the Rosary" - a website enabling you to join a worldwide community of prayer in real time (You will need Flash Player enabled in your browser to use this site)

 

Universalis  The Divine Office (Prayer of the Church), Catholic Calendar, Mass Readings and many other useful resources. For a small charge, Universalis software can also be downloaded for use on your computer or mobile device

 

EDUCATION AND STUDY

 

Holy Cross and All Saints RC Primary School One of our Parish Primary Schools

 

St Gilbert's RC Primary School One of our Parish Primary Schools

 

St Mary's RC Primary School One of our Parish Primary Schools

St Patrick’s RC High School Our Catholic 11-16 High School

 

The Wednesday Word Sharing Sunday's Gospel with parents and families


Marriage Care Supporting married couples and helping prepare engaged couples for the vocation of married life

 

BibleGateway a free service for reading and researching Scripture online


Catholic Encyclopedia "New Advent" web site - Catholic Encyclopedia and much more. A vast store of information

 

SUPPORT AND CAMPAIGN ORGANISATIONS

 

SVP The Society of St Vincent de Paul, providing for the needs of the poor at local level and worldwide

 

Depaul UK  Providing practical support to young homeless people, helping to mend family relationships and bringing hope for a future in society to young offenders


Marriage Care Supporting married couples and helping prepare engaged couples for the vocation of married life

SPUC Protecting the rights of the unborn, and promoting the value of Human Life in every form

CAFOD "Catholic Agency for Overseas Development" - serving people in the developing countries, and providing disaster relief worldwide

 

Oxfam Working for a Fairer World

Christian Aid Worldwide Christian relief agency

Aid to the Church in Need in support of persecuted and oppressed Christians around the world


THOMAS ("Those on the Margins of a Society") an organisation based at St Anne's House, Blackburn, offering support to those drawn into the world of drugs and despair

Fairtrade Foundation A web site dedicated to Fair Trade issues, which are of importance to all Christians

Serra International Serra International Great Britain - an association which promotes and supports vocations to the priesthood and the religious life, recognised by the Holy Father as the lay vocations arm of the Church

 

C-Fam A non-partisan, non-profit research institute that monitors and affects the social policy debate at the United Nations

 

CitizenGO An internet activism platform that promotes Christian causes

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

The Tablet Catholic news, debate and reporting

 

The Catholic Universe Catholic Newspaper (also available in print from the church)

 

Catholic Herald Catholic Newspaper

 

PILGRIMAGE SITES

 

Walsingham The English National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, in Norfolk

Lourdes The shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, in France, noted for its great ministry of healing

Knock The Irish National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock

Fatima Fatima, in Portugal - a place of pilgrimage since Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children there in 1917

Medjugorje Another place, in the former Yugoslavia, where many believe Our Lady appeared in recent times with messages for God’s people

Lindisfarne Close to the Scottish border and steeped in the history of the Northern Saints, the “Holy Island” of Lindisfarne offers a place of retreat and tranquillity

Bible Places A web site giving pictures and information relating to many places of pilgrimage which have become such through their significance in the Bible. (Click on "Sites" link to view free samples)
 

RELIGIOUS BOOKS AND SUPPLIES

 

Cathedral Centre Books The Salford Diocesan bookshop, housed in the Cathedral Centre

 

CTS Bookshop The Catholic Truth Society Bookshop, supplying literature and other religious goods

SPCK The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge - Christian Books and resources