Compiled by Sister Lalemant Pelikan, rsm

A. Publishers of Textbooks,  --  4yrs to 12th grade – Catechetical texts or series in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church –RCL/Benziger publishers – RCL/ Benziger Publishers – helps for Catechists  -- OSV Text books, Call to Discipleship, Call to Faith, etc. – Our Sunday Visitor Publisher  -- Pflaum Gospel Weeklies, Catechist, Today’s Catholic Teacher, etc – Resources and samples of RCL’s materials. - Catechumenate for Children – We Believe textbooks, etc  -- Saint Mary’s Press – especially Youth Catechesis – Sadlier’s Intergenerational Catechesis resources 

B. Resources for Evangelization & Catechesis -  Catholics on the Net (successor to Cath.Information Ctr.)  -- Nippert & Co. artworks – used in Catechist Magazine – Catholic resources for religious educators  – Free Catholic Books, Gifts, DVDs   -- a landmine of links  -- Wonderful activities on Sacraments, Feasts, etc. -- fun, learning, message board, story, games for youth. – The Nazareth Resource Library (check esp. saints) electronic evangelization – “Faith Ways” resource and other resources – Online articles, tools, resources from Religion Teachers’ Journal -  A wealth of resources for Catholic Families – catechetical booklets for sacraments, social issues (Channing-Bete) – WYD at Home, 2013 – Catholic games, Gifts  -- Publisher’s helps, books, etc. – National Conference for Catechetical Leadership - Lay ministry formation programs in U.S. – Links to multiple resources, many very traditional. – special activities pages for families,etc. – National Parenting Center (NOT specifically Catholic) – good ideas…  -- Support site for Catechist Magazine’s Formation Program at
the University of Dayton; articles & information on additional resources. -- links to events calendars, youth ministry resources, speakers, etc. 

C. Scripture – a searchable online Bible  -- Religious questions on the Bible – Old & New Test.  - Catholic Biblical Apologetics: “What the Church teaches… – International Biblical studies –check biblical-pastoral ministry folder 

D. Spirituality & Prayer - A good resource for spirituality topics – Sadlier’s Catholic Resources – check esp. Spirituality. -- online aid to praying the Rosary – Catholic News  -- USCCB’s suggestions following their Initiative   – Srs.of St. Joseph’s website, especially the on-line retreats
www.liturgy.slu.ed – Sunday Lectionary resources from St. Louis University -- personal inspiration & community ministry – historical/current – Reflections on the news by Contemplative nuns – Sacred Space – daily scriptural prayer – good “stuff” on spiritual life (archived) 

E. Liturgy & Music – links to composers, musicians, choirs, other music min.  -- Publisher, St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN  -- Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago --Liturgical planning, clip art & parish & Spanish resources. – searchable directory of dioceses & Churches with Mass times, - Liturgy links to other sites – Oregon Catholic Press 

F. R.C.I.A. – draws from the family magazine St. Anthony Messenger. – Catholic Answers home page for apologetics & evangelization  -- Resources & Information on Catholics  -- Link to information on Catholic Topics – Living the Faith in the 21st Century - Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913 on beliefs, practices, saints, etc. 

G. Social Justice -- Catholic questions for different religion courses – climate change and what we can do about it. -- international networks promoting analysis on social justice issues.  Links to  articles on Social Justice – Catholic Social Justice lobby on Capitol Hill. 

H. Lives of the Saints - Index of saints from A to Z  -- Joan of Arc life – Lives of Saints – More saints - More Saints... 

I. Use of Media – Catholic novels,audio tapes, chat, marketplace – Trinity Communications’ site providing Editorials, news & comment  to evangelize the world via the media -- Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi’s links to prayers & Holy Land pics - Clip art for Parish Bulletins,etc. - Companion to weekly PBS TV program -- book, audio & video suggestions in various studies – Oblate Media, St. Louis – good things! 

J. General Information -- online version of PJKennedy Catholic Directory!  – News, Movie Reviews, Blog, etc. -- listing of all the Cardinals of the world & some home pgs – Texas Catholic Conference website – the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops website – The official Vatican Website  - Catechism of the Catholic Church – Code of Canon Law for Church 

K.  Magazines & Newspapers
AIM: Liturgy Resources:
Catechist magazine: P.O.Box 49726, Dayton, OH 45449-0726 
          Phone: 800.558.2292ext.1128  E-mail 
Creative Catechist: A Religion Teacher’s Journal 
          P.O.Box 6015 New London, CT 06320  Phone: 800.321.0411
Extension magazine:  Phone: 800.842.7804
          150 S. Wacker Dr., 20th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606
Liturgia y Cancion: www. 
Ministry & Liturgy:  Phone: 408.286.8505
          160 E. Virginia St. #170  San Jose, CA 95112-5876
The National Catholic Reporter: www.NationalCatholicReporter – 
Today’s Liturgy: 
Today’s Parish: Twenty-Third Publications, P.O. 6015, New London, CT 06320
          Phone: 800.321.0411  
U.S.Catholic  P.O.Box 408  Congers, NY 10920  Phone: 800.328.6515

Office for Evangelization & Catechesis

Contact Information

Alicia Alvarez
Director of OEC
Coordinator for ARISE 
Coordinator of LEMP 
Coordinator of SEP 
Coordinator for Correctionals Ministry 
LIMEX Liason 
DPC Staff Liason

Phone: 806-792-2234 Ext. 222

Santana Prieto
Assistant of Director
Phone: 806-792-3943 Ext. 223 

Sister Lalemant Pelikan
Coordinator for Catechesis
Phone: 806-792-2234 Ext. 225 Email:

Rosalie Martin 
Resource Librarian 
Phone: 806-792-2234 Ext. 224