Some places to visit for your reading, praying, and internet-surfing pleasure:
Fratelli Tutti -encyclical letter of Pope Francis
Laudato Si – encyclical letter of Pope Francis
Watch the installation ceremony for Cardinal Wilton Gregory here.
Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia — a brief history of Roman Catholic Parishes in Philadelphia. A little thin on recent history, but a good backgrounder for mid-19th through mid-20th century local church history.
Catholic Philly — an online publication of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
America Magazine – The Jesuit Review
Pray As You Go – a daily podcast publication of Jesuit Media Initiatives; daily prayer in the style of Ignatian spirituality, by the Jesuits in Britain. Available for download as an app.
Sacred Space – more daily prayer and meditation; follows the style of the Ignatian Examen; by the Jesuits in Ireland. Also available for download as an app.
Lectio Divina – daily prayer with sacred scripture
Word on Fire – Bp. Robert Barron
National Catholic Reporter – an independent Catholic news source.
Patheos – blog hosting site for Catholic (and other religious expressions) writers.