BOOKS - CARDS - GIFTS -
MUSIC - STORES - MUSEUMS
Archangel Arts Ministry - "Tomas and Bonnie Fernandez are Christian visual artists.. Their hope...is to foster ever-improving community awareness to the arts as a vehicle for experiencing the divine connection between man and Creator..they were married in Saint Francis de Sales Catholic church in Purcellville, Va..." Catholic Fine Art - "We are a family owned business specializing in custom framing classic religious works of fine art. We take great pride in producing a high quality finished product, which helps to spiritually uplift one's soul." JesusMosaics - "New and unique expression of classic mosaic art. They are created using outcroppings from hundreds of classic paintings of Jesus Christ and the Blessed Mother, mainly from the Renaissance period. Thousands of individual images were taken from paintings by masters like Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, da Vinci and many others."
Also see below Links for more art.
BOOKS - CARDS - GIFTS - MUSIC - STORES
8notes.com - Free sheet music and lessons. Great for beginners, but you can also subscribe for greater variety and longer pieces. "Launched in early 2001 and has gone on to become one of the most popular destinations for musicians on the internet, visited by hundreds of thousands of people every month." All Catholic Books - A good place to find book reviews, listing of publishers, and Homeschooling education books. "Our mission is to provide orthodox Roman Catholic books at a prices which are normally 25% lower than suggested retail...updated weekly." Catholic Bible Store - "Imprintable Bibles - Personal Use Bibles - Sale Items - Family Bibles - Children's Bibles - Youth Bibles - Gift Edition Bibles - Large Print Bibles - Study Bibles - Devotional Bibles - Spanish Bibles - Compact Bibles - School & Parish - Wholesale Bibles - Bible Translations - Bible Study Materials - Bible Accessories - Audio Bibles - Bible Software." Catholic Bookstores - From Catholic Goldmine. Online stores & addresses of various bookstores by state. Also includes some Canadian stores. Catholic Company - "A wide selection of Catholic bibles, music, rosaries, statues, and more... Advent wreaths, Oplatki wafers, Christmas cards, Kneeling Santas and nativities... First Communion gifts, Confirmation gifts, Catholic Wedding gifts and Baptism gifts." Catholic Home & Garden - "Since 1998, our family has rescued vintage Catholic devotional and ecclesiastical items to prevent them from falling into profane use or inappropriate disposal by offering them for sale to other Catholics. These devotional items come from the estates of deceased Catholic laity and deceased or retired Priests and Religious Sisters as well as parishes and Catholic schools that have been forced to close. Among these items are an extensive assortment of Catholic statuary of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and the Saints and other Catholic artifacts." Catholic Mom Music Spotlight - "Committed to sharing the good news about the many talented and faithful Catholic recording artists sharing their work. Click on any of the names below to read our interviews with these musicians and support their talents with your purchases." Catholic-Pages.com - "The Catholic store for all your Catholic gifts. We sell catholic Bibles, Catholic books, rosaries, crucifixes, Catholic jewelry, Catholic art, Catholic music, Catholic videos, church supplies and Catholic gifts." Catholic Planet - Free downloads of Catholc Christian music - many artists. Christian Expressions - "Christian Gifts, Church Supplies, Clergy Apparel, First Communion & Christening, Christian Jewelry..." ClearlyCatholic.com - "Wide variety of Catholic Rosaries, Catholic religious medals, silver and gold cross pendants... wedding gifts and gifts for all occasions... baptism, confirmation and First Communion... religious gifts and Catholic home decor items... Rosaries, Rosary bracelets, Catholic religious medals, crosses, crucifixes and icons... Catholic wedding gifts including crosses, picture frames, Icons, mother of pearl Rosary and Holy Trinity sterling silver icons." Custom Rosaries - "Design a unique, special Catholic rosary. Order directly online from our wide inventory of beautiful beads, crucifixes and centerpieces. Our experts will handcraft your rosary for you." DiscountCatholicStore.com - "Art - Baptism Gifts - Bibles & Books - Calendars - Car Statues - Car Visor Clips - Chains - Children's Gifts - Coins ~ Religious - Confirmation Gifts - Cross Pendants - Crucifixes..." EWTN Religious Catalogue - Proceeds help support EWTN television programming. Children's Items, Crucifixes, Jewelry, Multimedia (books, videos), Rosaries, Sale Items, Statues. FontaniniStore.com - "Nativity Figures - Angels - Fontanini Crucifix - Gift Certificates - Gift Sets - Glitterdomes - Jingle Buddies - Musicals - Ornaments - Rare Finds - Religious Figures..." Gifts Catholic Inc. - "First Communion, Saints Bracelets, Brazilian Jewelry, Sale, Stations of the Cross, Catholic Wristbands, Catholic Jewelry, Rosary Bracelets." Grape Vine - "Read, listen, watch, and talk about your favorite Catholic music." Holy Family Online.com - "Church supplies, statuary, gifts, and other specialty items to Catholic churches and believers all over the world. Holy Family Phat Diem continues to supply many Catholic churches and parishes with our trademark hand-carved religious sculptures, which range in size from tabletop displays to large-scale pieces that are more than 30 feet in height." Images of the Cross - "The Cross stands as both a reminder and a witness of what Christ did for me and what I'm called to do for Him. If I am neither ashamed nor afraid of this call, I, too, can be freed through the Cross. Ever since Jesus willingly gave up His last breath in the flesh, the Cross has stood as a solitary witness that points all to the Father and to life and calls each of us to turn from our own sinful nature, to die to self, and be reconciled to God. Until Jesus comes again, the Cross remains that solitary convicting witness beckoning to every man and woman on earth." Irma Beads & Rosaries - "Rosaries - Pocket Rosaries or 1-Decade Rosaries - Lazo or Lasso Wedding Rosary - Rosary Bracelets - Rosary Parts - Crucifixes and Crosses - Medals - Pins - Keyrings - Glass Beads - Crystal Beads - Glass Pearls - Filigree Beads - Findings - Gifts - Boxes & Pouches." LaserMonks - "By purchasing printing supplies from LaserMonks, our customers not only save money, they support the monks' modest life of prayer and our good works." Marian Land.com - "Finest Catholic Videos, Books, Music, DVDs, Software, CD-ROM's, Audio Tapes, Statues, Church Supply, Art..." Mary's Prayers - "Handmade Catholic Rosaries - Singular Catholic Gifts - Hand cast Rosary Parts & Religious Medals." Matthew Baute - "To compose and sing music that helps people to pray. When we open our hearts and come to know the love our Lord has for each of us, we will never again hunger or thirst." Maxkol.org - Books, films, and revelations. "Named in honor of Saint Maximilian Mary Kolbe (1894-1941), a martyr who died giving up his life for another man in a concentration camp in World War II. Our mission is similar to that of St. Maximilian, who believed one should use the latest means of communications technology to spread the word of God and devotion to the Virgin Mary. Pope John Paul II has also encouraged the use of film to promote the gospel message." Midwest Theological Forum (Store) - "A non-profit organization that provides printed publications, videos, and courses to bishops, priests, religious, canonists, parents, students, and religious educators to support them in their daily efforts to form themselves and those whom they serve." My Spirit Rejoices.com - An Iona Catholic Music Company - "We offer music from today's best Catholic composers at affordable prices. We are a family-owned business that prides itself on customer service. If you do not see a product listed, we would be happy to obtain it for you." OCP.org - "Much more than a missal publisher, OCP offers an impressive range of products and services - more than 650 - from music for worship to CDs for listening, from inspirational books to online tools, from hymnals to magazines." Also in Spanish. PaulineCards.com - Includes Catholic Books. "While Alberione was convalescing, Jesus appeared to him in a dream or vision and encouraged him with these words, 'Do not be afraid. I am with you. From here (the Tabernacle) I wish to enlighten. Live in continual conversion.' James Alberione returned to Alba miraculously cured. The words of Jesus became a program of life for him and for all his followers..." Pauline OnLine - "Daughters of St. Paul - Pauline Books & Media - Locations/Events - Store - Growing in Faith - Kids - Music." Pray The Rosary - Rose Garden Store - "The sale of all of our custom-made affordable rosaries and scapulars, Beginner Kits and other Hand-Crafted items helps to support our online apostolate to provide Free Sacramentals, to anyone who requests them through our apostolate website." ReignbowTracer Novelties - "Religious Gifts, Catholic Gifts, Christian Gifts, Home Decor, Garden Decor, Collectibles...& more." Renaissance Enterprises - "Provides arts and music programs, in nursing homes and related care facilities, with a focus on the Catholic faith and teachings of love and sanctity of life." Restored Traditions - "Besides our treasure hunting specialists, we also employ graphic artists to digitally photograph, scan, and restore old, forgotten and rarely-seen religious masterpieces. Using a host of expensive digital enhancement programs, these artists and technicians bring back to life ancient images and create new ones based off Traditional concepts of Art, Beauty, and Faith." Rosary-City.com - "Creed Rosaries for men, women & children...Pick your own Creed crucifix and center from our huge online selection. With 107 different rosary centers & 16 different crucifixes you can choose from, you are sure to find the right rosary. Have a favorite patron saint? Over 80 of those rosary centers are centers of patron saints." Rosary Graphics - "A family-owned apostolate producing graphic arts products to help spread Catholic Faith and Devotion. Our products include Catholic Rubber Stamps, Bumper Stickers, Decals, Labels, Computer Graphics and more."
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St. Francis Bookshop OnLine - "Founded in 1950 by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. John the Baptist, St. Francis Bookshop has a long history of service to book lovers around the globe." The Catholic Company - "Catholic gift needs for events like: First Communion, Confirmation, Weddings, Baptisms. We have a complete selection of Catholic bibles, Bible Studies, Catholic books, Catholic catechisms, rosaries, crucifixes, Catholic Saints, saint statues, Catholic jewelry, Magnificat Magazine, Catholic art, Catholic music, Catholic videos, first communion dresses, St Joseph Statues and gifts for the holidays." Via Rosa - "Unique rosaries and chaplets created with inspired materials and exquisite care, with special devotions to: Luminous Mysteries, Our Lady (Guadalupe, Peace, Snows, Loreto, Immaculate Conception), Saints (Francis, Therese, Anthony, Joseph, Jude) and more. All devotions include provenance and prayers (some are also in other language, including Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Italian)." Your Catholic Store - "We have figurines, statues, jewelry, rosaries, crucifixes, baptism, first communion, confirmation, wedding and anniversary gifts and much more."
Jango - Free Music - "Listen to Music Online - Internet Radio - Unlimited free listening... Listen to music you want - just enter any artist and press play. Jango internet radio is the easy, legal way to play music..."
Commentary: Although it is not a "Catholic" website, I use this service while on the Internet and have set-up several "radio stations." Jango provides a starting list of artists for each station and you can select those you wish to listen to.
United Catholic Music and Video Association - "As an umbrella organization, the UCMVA creates an atmosphere in which artists, producers, arrangers, retail stores, radio stations, concert promoters, dioceses, and parishes can come together and unify their efforts in order to benefit the organization as a whole."
CATHOLIC MUSEUMS & SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE
Vatican Museums - "History of the Vatican Museums - Sections - Special events - Opening Hours, admission fees and closed dates - Transportation - Visitor services - Catalogue of publications - Patrons - Credits - Copyright."
St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Catholic Museum - "The distinction of collecting, preserving and exhibiting artifacts relating to the experience of Ukrainian Catholics in Manitoba is what sets St. Volodymyr Museum apart from the rest."
MusÚe des Augustins - "A jewel of romanesque architecture, the Saint-Sernin basilica, started around 1070, did not suffer the same ravages as the Daurade priory."
The Abby of Monte Cassino - "The Museum was organized in 1980 on the occasion of the Celebration of the 15th Centennial of St. Benedict's birth, with the determinant support and contribution of the Lazio Region - Councillorship for Culture."