Wherever the bishop shall appear, there let the multitude of the people also be; even as wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church.
—St. Ignatius of antioch, Letter to the Smyrnaeans, Ch 8


Far from being limited to just Chico, California, or even the United States, the Catholic Church is truly Universal ( katholikos in the original Greek) reaching across cultural, international, and racial borders. On this page you will find links to local, statewide, national, and international Catholic sites, business, and organizations. 


Notre Dame School Chico

Notre Dame School is a Transitional Kindergarten through Eighth Grade coeducational Catholic school located in the heart of Chico, California. Notre Dame is known to be a place where children – and their parents – feel welcome and included. It’s a school that promotes high academic standards and Catholic values.

Mercy High School

 Mercy high school, a Catholic diocesan, college preparatory school is committed to the development of the whole person, empowering our graduates to affect positive change in the world.

Mercy High seeks to form students in the Catholic tradition through the pursuit of academic excellence, spiritual growth, personal integrity, and service to others.

Catholic Student Scholarships


Connecting to the Universal Church

Abbey at New Clairveux

The Abbey at New Clairveux is a community of Cistercian Catholic monks guided by ancient monastic tradition ardently seeking God today by prayer, simplicity, hospitality & labor. Visitors may join the community for Mass, recitation of divine office, or simply enjoy the peace found on the grounds of the community. In addition visitors may seek spiritual direction, retreat, or visit the wine tasting room and sample the fruits of the monks labor.  

Faith Building

The Vatican


Word on Fire
Created by LA Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron

Ascension Press powerful media and shared group experiences 

Formed.org - The best Catholic content streaming

EWTN - Catholic TV

Seeds of Truth Radio Program - Locally Hosted in Chico by Dr. Joe Hollcraft

Catholic Answers

Chico Newman Catholic Center

As a ministry of the Diocese of Sacramento, the mission of the Newman Catholic Center is to encourage young adult college students to seek a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and to embrace an active, adult faith through formation grounded in the Catholic tradition. We offer weekly liturgies, spiritual direction, small faith sharing groups, annual retreats and service opportunities.

Diocese of Sacramento

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento, under Bishop Jaime Soto and his Auxiliary Myron Cotta serve the Northern part of California from Sacramento to the Oregon Border.

Sacramento Diocese Events

Diocesan Tribunal

Our Divine Savior