St Mary of the Desert & St Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Churches

PO Box 1359,

Rosamond, CA 93560

661/256-4505, 661/528-4145

Important Links

Vatican: the Holy See - vatican.va/ - Official site of the holy see, Pope Francis

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - usccb.org/  - Official organization of the Catholic hierarchy in the US A canonical entity governing the church, and a public policy arm.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno - dioceseoffresno.org/ - The governing body for local Catholic parishes. Provides information on local Church activities, parish locations, and our local Catholic Television Station. www.knxt.tv.

Catholic News Service - catholicnews.com/ - The oldest and largest news wire service specializing in reporting on religion, is the primary source of national and world news that appears in the US ...

National Catholic Register - ncregister.com/ - A portal for Catholic news providing education and information on Catholics, Catholic Church, Catholic Faith, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholicism, ... 

ZENIT - The World Seen From Rome - zenit.org/ - ZENIT is a news agency specializing in coverage of the Holy Father, life in the Holy See, and events of interest to the Church. Services are also available ...

CRUX Taking the Catholic Pulse - cruxnow.com/ - Our aim is to be a “one-stop-shopping” destination for the best in Catholic news, analysis and commentary. Born in September 2014 as a project of the Boston Globe, today we’re an independent Catholic media outlet, operated in partnership with the Knights of Columbus and supported both by our advertisers and by a number of other Catholic organizations, institutions and individuals.

Catholic Resourse - newadvent.org/ - Encyclopedia, Summa Theologić, Fathers of the Church, Bible, Library. . .

Catholic Answers - catholic.com/ - A Catholic Apologetics site. Catholic Answers to your questions about Catholicism with video and audio, radio shows, forums, tracts, magazine and encyclopedia articles, documents, & much more.... 

Eternal Word Television Network, Global Catholic Network - ewtn.com/ - Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) featuring Catholic Q and A, a Catholic Document Library, an Audio Library, Catholic News, a daily Catholic podcast, ... 

Catholics Come Home - catholicscomehome.org/ -  If you are longing for a place to call home, we invite you to come home to our Catholic family, founded by Jesus Christ. Here you will find the peace and comfort, healing and mercy, and the hope and love that come from God and His Catholic Church.

Coming Home Network - chntwork.org/ - The Coming Home Network International was established to help inquiring non-Catholic clergy as well as laity come home and then be at home in the Catholic Church.

Natural Family Planning International - nfpandmore.org/ - NFP is a way of following God’s plan for achieving and/or avoiding pregnancy. It consists of ways to achieve or to avoid pregnancy using the physical means that God has built into human nature.

Catholic Relief Services - crs.org/ - The official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States, CRS assists impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas.

Catholic Charities USA - catholiccharitiesusa.org/ - The largest private network of social service organizations in the United States works to support families, reduce poverty, and build communities. 

Catholic Culture : - catholicculture.org/ - Catholic Culture provides: Liturgical Year, Documents / Articles, Web Site Reviews, the Catechism, and more.