Catholic Directories

Annual publications containing directions for the Office and the Mass of each day; an indication of holy days, fast days, special indulgences, days of devotion; notes on the hierarchy of the Church, the national colleges, Sacred College of Cardinals; lists of the Roman Pontiffs, the principal religious congregations, the army and navy chaplains; reports for all archdioceses, dioceses, vicariates Apostolic, prefectures Apostolic, and missions; an alphabetical list of places, and the clergy; a necrology; and other items of information. Those in English-speaking countries are "Le Canada Ecclesiastique," the English, Irish, Scotch, Australasian, and United States Catholic Directories, published in, and including statistics of, the respective countries. There are also Catholic Directories for India, South Africa, Belgium, France, and Italy.

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