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This page provides links to other Catholic websites solely for the user's convenience. These links serve as Catholic resources for our web site visitors. By providing these links, St. Isidore Catholic Church assumes no responsibility for nor endorses these websites or their sponsoring organizations.

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American, home of the online editions of St. Anthony Messenger, Catholic Update, Millennium Monthly, Youth Update, Scripture From Scratch and other Catholic features, is a service of St. Anthony Messenger Press and Franciscan Communications, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
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California Catholic Conference of Bishops
The official voice of the Catholic Community in California's public policy arena.

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Cardinal Newman Society - Adoration U
Founded in 1993, the mission of The Cardinal Newman Society is to help renew and strengthen Catholic identity in Catholic higher education. Founded in 1993, the mission of The Cardinal Newman Society is to help renew and strengthen Catholic identity in Catholic higher education. Click for informative video.
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Catechism of the Catholic Church
The official English translation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church for the United States of America.
A catechism is the name given to a written work that contains a summary of all the beliefs of the faith that is used as a teaching tool.

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Catholic Answers
A website offering answers to a multitude of questions about the Catholic faith. A variety of resources are offered for the casual visitor and the serious student.

Catholic Education Resource Center (CERC)
Online resource for Catholic Faith and Culture: "Especially in our own time - when it is not so much the Catholic faith itself as the moral and social teachings derived from that faith that are under attack - we need to prepare Catholics for engagement in the world by providing them with effective apologetics, derived from a sound Christian anthropology, on the critical social and moral issues of the day."
Diocese of Sacramento Link to Catechesis
Catholic Faith Formation Resources
Diocese of Sacramento, Department of Evangelization and Catechesis: Adult Faith Formation Resources.
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Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute
The Mission of "C-Fam" is to "defend life and family at international institutions and to publicize the debate." Further, their Vision is the "preservation of international law by discrediting socially radical policies at the United Nations and other international institutions." C-FAM was founded in the summer of 1997 in order to monitor and affect the social policy debate at the United Nations and other international institutions. C-FAM is a non-partisan, non-profit research institute dedicated to reestablishing a proper understanding of international law, protecting national sovereignty and the dignity of the human person. Their Core Values include Fidelity to the Teachings of the Catholic Church, Perseverance, Professionalism and Truth Telling.
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Catholic Herald
This is the on-line edition of the Catholic Herald, the newspaper for the Diocese of Sacramento.

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Home to popular free Catholic audio tapes and books, free Email Discussion Groups, Catholic news and commentary, and the some of the best Catholic Links on the web. Worth a visit.

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Catholic League
The Catholic League is the nation's largest Catholic civil rights organization. Founded in 1973 by the late Father Virgil C. Blum, S.J., the Catholic League defends the right of Catholics – lay and clergy alike – to participate in American public life without defamation or discrimination. The Catholic League monitors the culture of our secular world, acting as a watchdog agency and defender of the civil rights of all Catholics. They provide monthly and online journals and e-mail updates and press releases in this mission.
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Catholic Legislative Network
The Catholic Legislative Network is a partnership of all 12 California dioceses and the California Catholic Conference.  Through this site you can join to receive legislative updates on Catholic Social Justice Teachings and their application to legislative issues, politics and the positions of political candidates and how to join your voice with thousands of other Catholics across the Golden State.

Catholic News Agency
The Catholic News Agency reports the news which affects Catholics in their everyday lives.

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Catholic On-Line
This web site focuses on current events and issues pertaining to Catholics in the U.S.

Catholic Pulse
Catholic Pulse is a service of the Knights of Columbus dedicated to bringing readers original commentary, a summary of the daily news, and featured opinion that Catholics need to know.
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Catholics Come Home
This website is a welcoming ministry for anyone who has left the Catholic Church, for whatever reasons....whether it be resentment, anger, divorce, isolation, apathy, rebellion, or a lack of understanding of the faith. Inspired by the Holy Father's call to a new evangelization, Catholics Come Home reaches out to, ˜the lost sheep of Israel: inactive Catholics. Without pressure or obligation, Catholics Come offers an opportunity to learn the truth about the Catholic faith, in a loving, non-judgmental atmosphere. Many resources are offered to visitors, so that those who want to learn more can find an RCIA program and local parish in their community. Coming home has never been easier!
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Christ the King - Passionist Retreat Center
People of faith have gone into the desert and mountains on retreat to be sensitive to the presence of God for thousands of years. Today, there often comes a time when we must say “no” to the busy-ness we have created in our life and simply say “yes” to the part of ourselves that needs a time and space for deeper communion with God. Passionist retreat centers provide that time and space to be with God in a more intimate way. Locally we have the Christ the King Retreat Center at 6520 Van Maren Lane, Citrus Heights, CA 95621-4919.
KofC Columbian Retirement Home
Columbian Retirement Home - Knights of Columbus
The Columbian Center, a California Knights of Columbus retirement facility, is an independent living Center - Home away from Home. Owned and operated by the Knights of Columbus a non-profit corporation. The Center is located in the town of Marysville, CA, a small community 50 miles north of Sacramento, across the river from Yuba City. It is a forty - minute drive from the Sacramento Airport. The Center is located across the street from St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council #1869, Santa Maria Fourth Degree Assembly. The Center is in within walking distance of downtown Marysville.
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Council for Justice and Peace
This is the Holy See Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace web page dedicated to information about, and formation in, justice and peace. The site publishes information in English, Spanish, Italian, and French on ecclesial documents, congresses, statements of representatives of the Church. It also provides information about the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, as well as its members.
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Diocese of Sacramento
This is the official web site for the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento.

Eternal Word Television
Catholic TV the Eternal Word Television Network may not be available on your cable system but you can hear and read some of what local cable will not provide in our area.
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Food for the Poor
Food For The Poor (FFP) ministers to spiritually renew impoverished people throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Established in 1982 as a 501(c)(3)corporation, our goals are to improve the health, economic, social and spiritual conditions of the men, women and children we serve. Food For The Poor raises funds and provides direct relief assistance to the poor, usually by purchasing specifically requested materials and distributing them through the churches and charity organizations already operating in areas of need. In this way, the organization serves the poor with dignity and ensures the most appropriate use of donors' funds.
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For Your Marriage
Every marriage matters, because marriage comes from the hand of God. God brings a man and a woman together to love and support each other. Their love becomes visible in the children they bring into the world and in their acts of generous service. Because the Catholic Church cares about your marriage this site, provided by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, provides information on preparing for marriage, Catholic marriages, and issues related to marriage.
Additional Information: English - Spanish
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GIRM - General Instruction of the Roman Missal
The English translation of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (Third Typical Edition) © 2002, International Committee on English in the Liturgy, Inc. This text is confirmed for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America.

Grace Before Meals
Grace Before Meals
This site's focus is on strengthening relationships within families and with God’s family. With just a few simple ingredients and a few hours time, your kitchen can become the perfect setting for honest, engaging and memorable conversations.
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The Holy See - The Vatican
This is the Home Page for the Vatican. This site is in English but they have additional language sites for the Vatican.

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Human Life International
The mission of Human Life International (HLI) is to promote and defend the sanctity of life and family around the world according to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church through prayer, service and education. As a non-profit, educational apostolate, HLI takes a total approach to the life issues from the moment of natural fertilization to the moment of natural death. This holy mission is consecrated to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Mother of Life, and St. Joseph, Her most chaste spouse.
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Immaculate Heart Radio
Provides live streamed audio from Immaculate Heart Radio, frequently heard on our local Catholic radio station 1620 AM.
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Knights of Columbus
The web site for the national office of the Knights of Columbus. Local news and activities about St. Isidore's K of C can be found at our home web site.

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Mass Times
A free internet ministry (in partnership between the Catholic Communication Campaign of the U.S. Catholic Conference) for Catholics who live and travel in the United States. At this site you can locate Mass times and other services by parish in all cities in the U.S.

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Movie Reviews
Movie reviews by Catholic News Service and the former Office for Film and Broadcasting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Links are also provided to the USCCB archives of past movie reviews.

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National Catholic Bioethics Center
The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), established in 1972, conducts research, consultation, publishing and education to promote human dignity in health care and the life sciences, and derives its message directly from the teachings of the Catholic Church. The results of this research are available though this website and various educational and publishing activities, workshops and seminars.
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National Catholic Register
Weekly Catholic newspaper covering U.S. issues from a Catholic perspective. Some news articles are available online.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Colusa, CA. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church & Parish
The website for our neighboring parish of Our Lady of Lourdes in the city of Colusa and with its St. Joseph Mission Church in Princeton.
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Our Sunday Visitor
Weekly newspaper with the Catholic perspective and position. This site also provides daily scriptural and Mass readings.

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Pope Paul Institute
A National and International Center for the Study of Morally and Professionally Acceptable Reproductive Health Services.

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Priests for Life
This web site is provided by the officially approved association of Catholic Clergy who give special emphasis to the pro-life teachings of the Church.

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Respect Life
The Respect Life Office of the Diocese of Sacramento.

Sacred Heart Church Alturas, CA Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Alturas, California St. James Mission, Cedarville, CA
Sacred Heart Catholic Church and St. James Mission
The website for Sacred Heart Parish in Alturas, California, with additional link to its mission church, St. James in Cedarville, California, parish communities that also coordinate with the St. Isidore Parish website.
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Saint of the Day
"Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint." This American website provides information on Saints of the Catholic Church and is hosted by the Franciscans and St. Anthony Messenger Press.
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Saints On Line Index
This site provides a listing of saints by name or topic, as well as background information on the saint(s).
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St. Anthony Messenger
This web site is provided by the American Catholic organization that not only publishes the St. Anthony Messenger newsletter but also provides resources to Catholics in America.

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St. Joseph Catholic Church & Parish
This is the web site for our neighboring parish of St. Joseph in Marysville, CA.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is a canonical entity through which the bishops fulfill their responsibilities of leadership and service to the Church and our nation. The USCCB web site provides a full spectrum of Catholic concerns from prayers and worship to the state of the economy, from revitalizing parishes to averting nuclear war, from promoting vocations to protecting life at all stages.


The Third Edition of the Roman Missal

USCCB Publication: Third Edition of the Roman Missal - The Committee on Divine Worship
The English translation of the revised Roman Missal is nearing completion, and the Bishops of the United States will vote on the final sections of the text in November, 2009. Among other things, the revised edition of the Missale Romanum contains prayers for the observances of recently canonized saints, additional prefaces for the Eucharistic Prayers, additional Votive Masses and Masses and Prayers for Various Needs and Intentions, and some updated and revised rubrics (instructions) for the celebration of the Mass. The English translation of the Roman Missal will also include updated translations of existing prayers, including some of the well–known responses and acclamations of the people. This website has been prepared to help you prepare for the transition. As this site continues to be expanded, you will find helpful resources for the faithful, for the clergy, and for parish and diocesan leaders.
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Vatican News Service
This news web site is provided by the Holy Press Office of the Vatican. The site is available in English, Spanish and French.


Diocese of Sacramento - Office of Vocations: The link to the official Vocations web page with additional links on the subject of vocations and how to contact vocations coordinators.

The Wanderer
The Wanderer:
The Wanderer has been providing readers with news and commentary from an orthodox Catholic perspective for over 135 years. From vital issues affecting the Catholic Church to the political events which threaten our Catholic faith, The Wanderer is at the forefront every week with its timely coverage and its cutting edge editorials.
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Yuba-Sutter Right to Life
The web site for our local ministry, the Yuba-Sutter Right to Life, which founded in 1974 to provide pro-life and pro-family values in the Catholic tradition. This site provides current information on California Legislative pro-life and anti-life actions, as well as resource information to aid students and others in the development of term papers, debate preparations and links to other pro-life resources (from the unborn, to the seriously and terminally ill, to the subject of euthanasia). Links are also available to locate crisis pregnancy support services, maternity homes, and adoption resources for women and troubled teens.

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ZENIT News Agency
ZENIT is an International News Agency. Its mission is to provide objective coverage of events, documents and issues emanating from or concerning the Catholic Church. ZENIT's articles are reproduced in hundreds of publications worldwide and are used by numerous radio and TV stations. Their coverage includes: activities of the Pope, such as his travels, documents and audiences; the Vatican, including diplomatic activity, humanitarian efforts, and profiles of Church leaders; and, interviews with and features about leading lay Catholics, including researchers, politicians, writers and entertainers

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