Temporary Closure of the Library - UPDATED 20 Sept 2023
Update - Access to the Library is still closed temporarily, due to ongoing building works. However, Library members are requested to email the library for any resources and/or membership requests and staff will do our best to accommodate. Please direct all enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to urgent building works at Saint Catherine's Centre, the Library is temporarily closed from Wednesday, 19 July 2023 until further notice. All returns may be deposited in the returns box at the Newman Siena Centre reception area, or with the reception staff. During this time, please direct all enquiries to email@example.com.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused during this time. An update will be posted on this website once the building works have been completed. During this time, members still have access the Library's collection of eBooks as well as online resources. Thank you.
Recently Added Titles - UPDATED 19 Sept 2023
The September 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.
Learning Series Quick Links - UPDATED 18 Sept 2023
The following links provide quick access to assist you in learning more about related subject/topics in our collection.
Newest links appear at the top of the list:
- Brigidine Sisters
- Pope Pius XII
- Caroline Chisholm
- St. John Bosco
- John Cyril Hawes
- St. Therese of Lisieux
- Nostra Aetate
- Dorothy Day
- Evangelii Gaudium
- Julian Tenison Woods
- Mary Mackillop
- The Pentateuch
- Christian Anthropology
- New Testament - Themes
- The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
- Vatican II, the Church and Modern World
- Aboriginal Spirituality
- Laudato Si
- Catholic Feminism
- Modern Slavery
- The Desert Fathers
- Christian Martyrs
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Sister Lucia dos Santos
More Learning Series Quick Links can be accessed here.
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:
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)
Recommend a Title
The Library welcomes title recommendations from members, to be included in the collection. These may be submitted via the Recommend a title form. All recommendations are considered in light of the Library's Collection Development Policy.
Library members have access to over 7,000 ebook titles
Access the Library's collection of over 6,500 curated electronic book titles from wherever you are, on demand. Ebook titles are displayed with print books in the search results can be immediately accessed by clicking on the "View ebook" icon and logging in with your library membership card number and password. If you need assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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