Recently Added Titles - Updated 1 June 2023
The June 2023 Recently Added Titles List is now available.
Please note: This list shows the most recent titles added to the collection at the Saint John Henry Newman Library. Please note that titles added may be published from various years and not limited to the current year.
Previous months' lists are also available here.
Featured Author - Hans Urs von Balthasar
Fr Hans Urs Von Balthasar authored more than 60 books on such diverse topics as the theology of history, the early Christian Church Fathers, classical literature, and modern aestheticism. He wrote much of his early work as a rebuttal to the writings of his friend and rival the Swiss Protestant theologian Karl Barth. In 1972 Balthasar cofounded the Catholic journal Communio with the French theologian Henri de Lubac and Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI. Some of his works were – Credo, Mary for today, Explorations in Theology, Mysterium Paschale. Click here to learn more.
Preparing for Holy Year 2025 - Focus Areas for 2023 and 2024
Before celebrating the Holy Year 2025, Pope Francis is asking Catholics around the world to dedicate time in 2023 and 2024 to help prepare for the celebration: focusing on the four constitutions issued by Vatican II in 2023; and focusing on prayer in 2024. The Library has prepared special Learning Quick Links for 2023:
The below expanded searches may also be useful:
- Vatican II
- Sacrosanctum Concilium (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy)
- Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church)
- Dei Verbum (Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation)
- Gaudium et Spes (Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World)
Learning Series Guides
The following subject guides are prepared to assist you in learning more about important subjects/topics in our collection. Current guides can be viewed at the main webpage:
Learning Series Quick Links
The following links provide quick access to assist you in learning more about related subject/topics in our collection:
- Julian of Norwich
- Gospel of Matthew
- Catholic Social Teaching
- Amoris Laetitia
- The New Testament - Themes
- Scripture and Morality
- The Sacrament of Reconciliation
- The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
- Theology of the Body
- Lent and Easter
- Modern Slavery
- Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments
- Christology in the New Testament
- Understanding the Trinity
- Introduction to Sacraments
- Understanding the Old Testament in Modern Times
- After Life
- Saint Joseph
- Church Community Confronting Violence & Abuse
Previous Learning Series Quick Links can be accessed here.
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