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The official web site of The Holy See, that is, the Vatican and all it's dicasteries and departments. Among other things, it offers the texts of many Church documents, along with the homiles and addresses of the current Pope and his predecessors, and other valuable recources concerning the Catholic Church.
     Since the election of Pope Francis, the content of this site has been severely reduced, and now seems to focus almost exclusively on the current Pope's activities and remarks.

Biblia Clerus is a resource for Catholic priests provided by the Holy See's Congregation for Clergy. It offers official and patristical commentaries on Holy Scripture, homilies of the Fathers of the Church, magisterial documents, and access to the electronic library of the Congregation.
     Since the election of Pope Francis, updates to Bibila Clerus have ceased, but all the original content is still available, at least for now.

The Diocese of Metuchen is the Roman Catholic diocese for which Father Michael was ordained, and in which he is incardinated as a Catholic priest, encompacing four counties in central New Jersey.

The Eparchy of Passaic is a diocese of the Byzantine-Ruthenian Catholic Church of the USA, in which Father served for eighteen years, covering most of the East Coast of the United States, with parishes in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

The Archdiocese of Washington is the Roman Catholic diocese where Father grew up, and in which he currently serves as an extern priest, encompacing the District of Columbia and five counties in central and southern Maryland.

The World Apostolate of Fatima, formerly known as the "Blue Army," is a lay Association of the Faithful dedicated to spreading the messages of the Mother of God delivered to three shepherd children in 1917. Father served as spiritual director of the Apostolate and Chaplain of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima for nearly four years.

Catholic Culture is probably the most reliable source of news and commentary according to the mind of the Church, covering events all over the Catholic world. Also available are numerous liturgical resources and articles pertaining to spirituality. It also gave a very positive review to fathervenditti.com.

New Advent is another source of Catholic news and commentary, but which also provides a vast reference library which includes, among other things, the entire Ronald Knox tranlsation of the Bible, St. Thomas' Summa Theologica, The Catholic Encyclopedia, a large selection of writings of the Fathers of the Church, and more.

Though principally a blog of opinion, Rorate Caeli offers reliable liturgical and theological resources for those who celebrate according to the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, inlcuding ordos for both the celebration of Holy Mass and the Roman Breviary.

Eastern Christian Publications is a publishing house offering many helpful resources for Eastern Christians, both Catholic and Orthodox. Some official publications of several Eastern Churches can be obtained here, along with scholarly journals concerning the Eastern Churches.
     Likewise, Byzantine Seminary Press, the official supply store and publishing house of the Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church sui iuris of the USA, offers official liturgical books for use in the Ruthenian Church, along with other items of iterest.

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