Documents of the Second Vatican Council

Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity: (Apostolicam Actuositatem)


The website for the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops.

The website for the Archdiocese of Chicago.


Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord.  USCCB document on Lay Ecclesial Ministry.

U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults

Christ's Faithful People (Christifideles Laici), Apostolic Exhortation by Pope St. John Paul II

Post-synodal Exhortation on the Eucharist by Pope Benedict XVI

The Joy of the Gospel, Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis

Rejoice and Be Glad, Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis



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