St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception


Resources (see below listed in alphabetical order)


1) Archbishop Sample's Youtube Channel


2) Apps to download on your mobile device 

Amen App Amen (amenapp.org)

iBrevery iBreviary

FORMED - a highly engaging app consisting of audio talks, books, movies and various programs to help one grow in love and understanding of the Catholic faith. Use the code 97209 to register for FREE! https://formed.org/

1) Enter our parish zip code (97209) or enter name of parish (St. Mary's Cathedral)

2) Enter your name and email to register

3) A link will be sent to your email

You're all set!

Hail Mary Media App Hail Mary Media App (appbuild.io)

Halo App -meditation and sleep app

Magnificat - consists of daily Mass readings and reflections


3) Book Recommendations

An Introduction into the Devout Life - St. Frances de Sales

Be Healed - Dr. Bob Schuchtes

Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh

City of God - St. Augustine of Hippo

Confessions of St. Augustine - various translators

Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide to Everyday Living - Fr. Timothy Gallagher, O.M.V.

God - Dr. Elizabeth Klein

Jesus of Nazareth (3-part series) - Pope Benedict XVI

From Christendom to Apostolic Mission - University of Mary Press

Interior Castle - St. Teresa of Avila

Life of Christ - Fulton J. Sheen

Lord of the World - Robert Hugh Benson

Mere Christianity - C.S. Lewis

Orthodoxy - G. K. Chesterton

Salvation: What Every Catholic Should Know - Dr. Michael Barber

Spiritual Exercises - St. Ignatius of Loyola

Story of a Soul - St. Therese of Lisieux

The Case for Jesus - Dr. Brant Pitre

The Case for Christianity - C.S. Lewis

The Day is Now Far spent - Cardinal Sarah

The Great Divorce - C.S. Lewis

The Imitation of Christ - Thomas A Kempis

The Spirit of the Liturgy - Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Three to Get Married - Fulton J. Sheen

The Power and the Glory -Graham Greene

The Rule of St. Benedict - Benedict of Nursia

The Screwtape Letters - C.S. Lewis

The Soul of the Apostolate -  Jean-Baptiste Chautard

Theology of the Body - Pope John Paul II

Theology and Sanity - Frank Sheed

Walking with God: A Journey through the Bible - Dr. Tim Grey


4) Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) - search keywords from this online version of the Catechism. Catechism of the Catholic Church | St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Picayune MS | Picayune, MS (scborromeo2.org)


5) Catholic Education Resource Center (CERC)

Serach this internet resource library to relating to anything and everything about our Catholic faith. https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/


6) Catholic Medical Association (CMA)

An association that supports and educates Catholics of their roles in healthcare. Catholic Medical Association - Catholic Medical Association : Catholic Medical Association (cathmed.org)


7) Catholic Ethics

Have you ever wondered how the Church responds to ethical questions? Or, do you have an ethical question yourself? Contact the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) is here to answer them! Checkout their website here

John Paul II Medical Research Center. John Paul II Medical Research Institute (JP2MRI)


8) Catholic News

Catholic News Agency

EWTN Global Catholic Television Network: Catholic News, TV, Radio | EWTN


News from the Vatican - News about the Church - Vatican News


9) Education

Augustine Institute. The Augustine Institute exists to help Catholics "understand, live and share" their faith. Located in Denver, CO, the Augustine Institute offers a 2 year program with in-person and online options for a master's degree in Theology, Pastoral Theology, Leadership for the New Evangelization and Theology with a concentration in Sacred Scripture. For more information, please visit their webiste. Augustine Institute | Masters of Catholic Theology, MA Theology | Online Distance Education

Foundational Certificate. The Archdiocese of Portland offers a full catechesis program to fully form Catholics to witness and serve in parish life. For more information, please visit their website. Foundational Certificate - Evangelization - Portland, OR (archdpdx.org)

Pontifical John Paul II Institute. This institute offers master's degrees in marriage and family. Located in Washington, D.C. this institute is associated with Catholic University of America. For more information, please visit their website. Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at The Catholic University of America


10) Healing

John Paul II Healing Center. https://jpiihealingcenter.org/


To promote and inspire transformation in the heart of the Church, by healing and equipping God’s people for the New Evangelization. This mission is fulfilled in the very heart of the Church, helping people activate the fullness of their sacramental graces, while transforming their lives.

Healing from Abortion


Life-giving Wounds (for adults and children of divorce). https://www.lifegivingwounds.org/


Our mission is to help young adults and adults with divorced and separated parents give voice to their pain and find deep spiritual healing. We do this as a Catholic, peer-led ministry by providing unique means for Christ to transform their life-draining wounds into life-giving resources of faith, hope, love, and joy for themselves, their relationships, and the Church. We also seek to help them make and sustain a life-long gift of love in either the vocation of marriage or consecrated life.

Healing from Pornography. https://integrityrestored.com/author/mattfradd/


Our mission at Integrity Restored is to help restore the integrity of individuals, spouses, and families that have been affected by pornography and pornography addiction. Integrity Restored provides education, training, encouragement, and resources to break free from pornography, heal relationships, and to assist parents in preventing and responding to pornography exposure which is so devastating in the lives of our children. We are also a resource that trains and helps clergy in assisting families at the parish level, so that the domestic church truly becomes what it is, the human space in which we encounter Christ.

Same-sex Attraction. https://couragerc.org/


The Church does not condemn, but desires to help us grow in understanding of our sexuality. Courage is an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church to assist those with same-sex attractions (SSA). Endorsed by the Pontifical Council for the Family, Courage seeks to help persons with SSA develop an interior life of chastity and move beyond the confines of the homosexual identity to a more complete identity in Christ. For family and friends, please visit https://couragerc.org/encourage/

Catholic Therapists. https://www.catholictherapists.com/find-a-catholic-therapist


11) Podcasts

Abiding Together - Hosted by Sr. Miriam James Heidland to help the faithful “live our their passion and purpose of Christ.” Abiding Together (abidingtogetherpodcast.com)

Ask Christopher West - listen to famous theology of the Body speaker Christopher West as he and his wife discuss love and sexuality

Bible in a Year - Join Fr. Mike Schmitz as he reflects daily on passages in the Bible

Calm Parenting PodcastHave a strong-willed child who doesn't respond to consequences, argues like an attorney, and refuses to do things your way? Good! You're in the right place. Calm Parenting Podcast (celebratecalm.com)

Restore the Glory Podcast - listen to Catholic therapists Dr. Bob Schuchts & Jake Khym as they discuss healing and its role to live more freely in Christ Restore the Glory (restoretheglorypodcast.com)

Pints with Aquinas - Hosted by Matt Fraud, he explores all topics relating to faith and healing, especially from pornography. Home - Pints with Aquinas

Poco a Poco Podcast - Listen to spiritual insights from Franciscan Friars of the Renewal (CFRs). The Poco a Poco Podcast — Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

The Catholic Gentleman - a men’s apostolate to inspire holiness in men. podcast Archives - The Catholic Gentleman

The Symbolic World - this podcasts explores the meaning of signs (symbolism) within our world

The Voice of the Shepherd - Listen to Archbishop Sample as he shares his pastoral heart for his flock in Western Oregon The Voice of the Shepherd Archives - Mater Dei Radio

You Were Born for This - Join Fr. John Riccardo as he discusses “anything and everything” relating to transformation in the Church. You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo (fireside.fm)


12) Pregnancy

For moms in need, please visit




13) Radio

Our local radio station: 88.3 FM KBVM, Mater Dei Radio


14) Shop

The Catholic Store for Gifts, Books, Video, Audio, Study Programs

Bibles - ESV version. This NEW version of the Bible is the closest to the original Greek text. Check it out here!


15) Ascension Press

This includes programs, books and talks to grow in faith


16) Word on Fire

Checkout Bishop Robert Barron's webpage here!

17) Vatican Website

The Holy See (vatican.va)

18) Vicariate Mass and Confession Schedule