American Catholic.org, home of the online editions of St. Anthony Messenger, Catholic Update and other Catholic features, is a service of Franciscan Media (formerly known as St. Anthony Messenger Press), Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
Archdiocese Of Milwaukee
The official website for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee which was established on November 28, 1843 and was created an archdiocese on February 12, 1875. The archdiocese includes the following counties: Dodge, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha.
Established on July 1, 2001, the Foundation serves the needs of individuals and families who wish to make a lasting, growing contribution to the advancement of Catholic values. The Foundation also helps parishes, schools and Catholic organizations manage their long-term investment and endowment funds wisely, easily and cost effectively.
Catholic Answers is an apostolate dedicated to serving Christ by bringing the fullness of Catholic truth to the world. We help good Catholics become better Catholics, bring former Catholics “home,” and lead non-Catholics into the fullness of the faith.
Catholic Information Network (CIN)
Catholic Information Network (CIN) is a free service founded in 1987 for evangelization through electronic messaging and text retrieval media. Now one of the largest Catholic Internet networks in the world. CIN’s mission is to offer information on the Catholic faith to all, including the texts of papal addresses and encyclicals, news and other articles as well as to facilitate open discussion on all matters of Catholic life.
MAGNIFICAT is a source of spiritual reading. Each day offers a carefully selected meditation drawn from the very best writings from the Fathers of the Church as well as from recent spiritual masters. The great champions of the faith come alive as one reads MAGNIFICAT’s eloquent lives of the saints.
National Right to Life Committee
The National Right to Life Committee was founded in 1973 in response to a United States Supreme Court decision released on January 22 of that year, legalizing the practice of human abortion in all 50 states, throughout the entire nine months of pregnancy. Prior to that Supreme Court case– Roe vs. Wade — the abortion debate had been centered in the legislatures of the states, 17 of which had legalized abortion under some circumstances and 33 of which had voted to continue to protect human life from conception.
Saint Francis Seminary
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee sponsors Saint Francis Seminary as its center for preparing men for the priesthood and diaconate and men and women for professional lay ministry in the Church, in the Roman Catholic tradition. As a community of prayer, worship and learning, the Seminary provides prospective ordained and lay ministers with the spiritual foundation, theological understanding, and pastoral competencies required to serve collaboratively and effectively in a Church and society of many races and cultures. Through its faculty and students, and through its library services, the Seminary also extends its resources to the Archdiocese and to the wider Church.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States. The purpose of the Conference is to promote the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place. This purpose is drawn from the universal law of the Church and applies to the episcopal conferences which are established all over the world for the same purpose.
The official web site of the Holy See.