Useful Links

Below is a list of websites providing a wealth of useful information for Catholics.

Diocese & Local

The Holy See

  • The Vatican – This link takes you to the English language version of the official site of the Holy See.

 Catholic Resources

  • Catechism of the Catholic Church – The full online version of the Catechism.
  • Catholic Culture – Useful website that provides a guide to the Liturgical Year along with documents and articles relating to Catholic culture and a comprehensive review of hundreds of other Catholic websites.
  • New Advent – Features a comprehensive Catholic Encyclopedia and links to reviews of other Catholic websites.
  • Catholic Universe – Website of The Catholic Universe Newspaper featuring news, official church documents and a discussion forum.


  • CAFOD – The official overseas development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.


  • The Tablet – Articles on international current affairs, religion, politics, social issues and the arts, as well as worldwide church and Catholic news.

Please note Our Lady of Lourdes Harpenden is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.