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St. Andrew Catholic Church

Sparta, Tennessee
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Retreats, you ask? Saint Meinrad is a School of Theology.  The school, only 265 miles north of St. Andrew Catholic Church, offers retreats, youth leadership training, lay degrees and priesthood formation.  For more information, simply browse around the site.

The world seen from Rome: Zenit
Visit the Vatican City Guide website for information and options created for tourists and pilgrims going to the Vatican!
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The Catholic Link: Discover the truths of the faith that are literally all around us!
The Vatican's site in English, The Holy See, is a fountain of information. Subjects range from archieves, museums, and a library to the Roman curia, the Catholic catechism and more. You'll really have to browse around this site to view all of the data available.
If you wish to send a Catholic e-Greeting, click here.
Catholic Charities of Tennessee provides human services which enhance and enrich the quality of life for people in need.
The Catholic Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is a non-profit, independent charitable organization that supports the religious, education, and philanthropic objectives of the Diocese of Nashville.
Click here for information from the Diocese of Nashville website. 
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops site contains not only a database of statements and speeches, but also the complete bible indexed by its "books," daily readings, catechism lessons and lots more.
Catholic Pilgrimages: If you are one of the growing number of people desiring to make a Catholic pilgrimage to Rome, Fatima, Lourdes, the Holy Land or another Marian Shrine or place of Pilgrimage, check out The Catholic Tour, a company with 25 years experience in taking pilgrims to the Marian Shrines of Europe and Mexico.  It was founded by Mr. James G. Adair, and has been dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima.
Map Muse is a site that allows you to find Catholic Churches virtually anywhere.
St. Bernard Abbey is a vibrant monastic community of Catholic men who follow the 1500-year Benedictine tradition of worship and work through daily prayer and service in ministries that include education, hospitality, parish ministry and spiritual retreats.  They live out the mandate of "work" by ministering to parishes, directing a coeducational college Preparatory School,offering hospitality to monastery guests for a time of prayer and quiet.
Have you said a prayer today? Sacred Space is a very easy web site to use to do just that!  The pages will guide you through a session of prayer, in six stages, including preparing your body and mind, and culminating in reflection on a scripture passage chosen specially for the day.
The Our Catholic Faith Study site combines Faith Formation with Evangelization. Based upon Sacred Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church, they have a 12 week study bringing together Catholics who are seeking a deeper understanding of their faith.
The Catholic Answers site has an extensive library covering many topics: God and Christ; Scripture and Tradition; Church and Papacy; Salvation and more.
For a general purpose Catholic web site, go to Catholic Online.  This site has an exceptional database of saints. The Saints Index is an expansive list of Saints that contains all known information pertaining to each Saint.
Catholic Exchange is a Catholic news site where you can quickly find many articles of interest.
The Monks of Adoration is a site that emphasizes Eucharistic adoration.
EWTN is a global Catholic network site that is full of good information.  With drop down menus such as Faith, Television, Radio, News and more, this site is an expansive source of Catholic data.  It even contains daily Mass readings and Sunday homilies. 
Latin Mass explanation: Catholic Latin Mass

The Just Catholic site is a religious goods store that has a fabulous collection of items for every occasion. They also rebate 25% of the profits from each customer's purchase back to their parish. In case our parish ID number hasn't been posted on their site yet, it's ID# 19032.