Links

The internet archives an already vast, and still growing, amount of useful information. The following sites represent a tiny sample of what is available, but all are concordant, spiritually and intellectually, with the educational mission of St. Monica Academy. These sites are just a starting point in the ongoing process of lifelong learning.

CATHOLIC RESOURCES

www.vatican.va
The official website of the Holy See. Come here for liturgy, homilies, church documents and more. This site is published in several different language versions.

www.la-archdiocese.org
The official website of the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. This website is published in both English and Spanish language versions.

www.universalis.com
The Universalis describes the Liturgy of the Hours, or the Divine Office, which has existed from the earliest times, to fulfil the Lord’s command to pray without ceasing.

www.newadvent.org
New Advent explores contemporary issues from a Catholic perspective. Immerse yourself in scholarly articles by luminaries such as Bishop Fulton J. Sheen and hundreds of others.

www.catholic.net
Catholic.net covers many subjects including news and commentary, spiritual health and living, children and family life, history, doctrine, and liturgy plus an online source of important church documents.

www.daughtersofstpaul.com
The Daughters of St. Paul provide this site for people of all ages, with features such as world headlines, prayers & meditations, and social issues.

www.zenit.org
ZENIT is an international news agency providing objective and professional coverage of events, documents and issues emanating from or concerning the Catholic Church.

www.napcis.org
The National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools is an accreditation organization.

www.biblegateway.com
The Bible Gateway contains full text versions of several scholarly translations of the Holy Scriptures in eighteen different languages along with a powerful search engine that will enable you to find chapter and verse.

CLASSICS ONLINE

www.ccel.org
The Christian Classics Ethereal Library publishes electronic books by Christian authors from Augustine to Watts.

www.scholatutorials.org
Online education in classical languages, great books and rhetoric. Schola tutorials are weekly sessions between students and tutor.

www.sacred-texts.com
Bulfinch’s Mythology is an authoritative source of stories from the Age of Fable, legends from the Age of Chivalry and romances from the Middle Ages.

www.bartleby.com
An online resource for encyclopedias, thesaurii, poetry, and short stories. Well indexed and extremely accessible.

eleaston.com
E.L. Easton provides this online classroom in languages from Albanian to Spanish including the classical languages, etymologies, dictionaries, and more.

classics.mit.edu
Check the Internet Classics Archive using a powerful search engine that accesses more that 400 works of classical literature by nearly 60 authors.

promo.net/pg
Project Gutenberg, supported by servers all over the world, makes available in electronic form the text of tens of thousands of documents, covering a vast array of subjects.

ART

www.artic.edu/aic
The Art Institute of Chicago is a leading exponent of American styles of art. Their online collection is quite accessible.

www.louvre.fr
A French palace converted into one of the largest art museums in the world, the Louvre is home to the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci among many other famous works.

www.hermitagemuseum.org
The Hermitage Museum, located in St. Petersburg, Russia exhibits the development of world art from the stone age through the 20th century.

www.mfa.org/home.htm
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has a world class collection of art from around the world and through history. Search their database of more than 15000 art objects.

www.getty.edu/museum
The Getty Museum is renowned for its collection of artifacts from the classical age of Greece and Rome. And this site is just part of a larger collection simply known as The Getty Center.

www.nortonsimon.org
The Norton Simon Museum.

MUSIC

www.library.yale.edu

Vienna Choir

eduscapes.com

HISTORY

americanhistory.si.edu
The Museum of American History is one part of the Smithsonian Institution. American Music, American Presidents, the original “Star Spangled Banner” that flew over Fort McHenry and much more may be found here.

www.perseus.tufts.edu
TuftsUniversity provides this extensive collection of classic documents, manuscripts and papyrii, including maps showing relationships among sites, ancient and modern.

www.loc.gov
The Library of Congress was started by an act of Congress in 1800. Now a symbol of faith in the power of learning, the collection contains more than 100 million items.

www.scopesys.com/anyday
Scope Systems provides industrial electronic repair plus this particular web page, which contains a fun search of historic events and birthdays occurring on any given day of the year.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

www.nws.noaa.gov
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the principle government agency studying oceans and weather conditions. Come here for weather reports including severe storms in any United States region.

www.usgs.gov
The United States Geological Survey provides information about our land, water, animal and mineral resources including worldwide reports on volcanoes, floods, earthquakes and other natural activity.

www.nasa.gov
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration conducts research of planets, stars and develops technology for use in space. Check here to see a launch of the Space Shuttle!

www.jpl.nasa.gov
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory located in Pasadena, California has developed and managed many unmanned missions studying planets, comets, asteroids, stars and the sun.

http://airandspace.si.edu
The National Air and Space Museum is one part of the vast Smithsonian Institution, sometimes called the “Nation’s attic”. Check here for the history of air and space travel from before the Wright brothers.

www.nationalgeographic.com
The world famous National Geographic Society studies plants, animals, geography and cultures around the globe. Stunning photography.

http://www.madsci.org
The Mad Scientist Network is the laboratory that never sleeps. Try the Random Knowledge Generator, connect with Ask-a-Scientist or experiment with MAD Labs.

MATH

www.aplusmath.com
A+ Math helps students develop their math skills interactively. There are flashcards, the Homework Helper and the A+ Game Room.

www.cut-the-knot.com
Cut-the-knot opens the world of mathematics through logic, geometry, probability and much more. Investigate the Monty Hall dilemma or try the Fish Soup at Cut-the-Knot Games