Welcome to the Catholic RESOURCE COLLECTOR, a website devoted to bringing together all the incredible materials we and our friends (that includes you, now!) have discovered, online and offline, for learning about the Catholic Faith and living it more fully.
For Catholics who are visiting the website: This is all yours! Dig in! You will find an ever-growing collection of reliable resources, both for enriching your knowledge of the Catholic Faith you profess, and also for living in accord with that truth on every level. Catholicism is just that: "universal." The truth we profess effects every level, the personal, the familial, the cultural, the political. We hope that the resources we have collected here will prove as enjoyable and life-changing as they have proved for us! (Make sure you take the take to recommend to us anything you think would add to our collection! [see the "Add to the Collection" tab above] We are still collecting, after all.
For Non-Catholics who are visiting the website: Regardless of your religious views, you owe it to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about the Catholic Church. Whatever you may have heard about the Catholic Church, we guarantee you will find that the more you learn about the Catholic Church, the more you will know how good, and beautiful, and true Catholic Faith is. The Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen (1895-1979) once famously said: "There are not 100 people in America who hate the Catholic Church. But there are millions who hate what they wrongly believe the Catholic Church to be."
The Catholic RESOURCE COLLECTOR exists for one reason only: to share with YOU the good things which have brought so much depth and appreciation to OUR faith, whether by way of spiritual insights, and theological clarity, and even with regard to matters that don't readily appear to have religious significance, but which on closer inspection are integral to the Faith: a healthy grasp of reality, the understanding of the human person, literature and music, and so on.. The teachers we introduce here, and the materials we recommend, we endorse for the simple reason that they themselves humbly continue the work of many Saints through the 2000 years of the Church's history, the work of illuminating and handing on the marvelous treasure left to us by our Lord Jesus Christ, submitting themselves to the wisdom they teach!
DISCLAIMER: The RESOURCE COLLECTOR is Catholic insofar as those who have made it are Catholic, and proud of our Catholic heritage. The resources collected here are such as have opened up for us the richness of life lived in the light of Catholic faith. But an endorsement from us does not constitute an official act on the part of the Authority of the Catholic Church, and should not be viewed as such. It really goes without saying, but you never can tell with people. So let's just be clear.