Some places to visit for your reading, praying, and internet-surfing pleasure:

The Holy See

Vatican News YouTube Channel

Fratelli Tutti -encyclical letter of Pope Francis

Laudato Si – encyclical letter of Pope Francis

Watch the installation ceremony for Cardinal Wilton Gregory here.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Daily Mass Readings from USCCB

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

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.