Variation to Library Opening Hours on Friday, 23 Feb
Please note that on Friday, 23 Feb, the Library will open from 10.30am to 5.00pm instead of 8.30am. Thank you.
Recently Added Titles - UPDATED 16 Feb 2024
The February 2024 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.
Lent and Easter Reading List 2024 - UPDATED 13 Feb 2024
The Saint John Henry Newman Library staff have compiled the Lent and Easter Reading List 2024, which is now available.
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.
Newest links appear at the top of the list:
- First Nations People
- Pope Saint Paul VI
- Transfiguration of Jesus Christ
- Desert Spirituality
- Saint Joseph
- Old Testament Message
- Development of Doctrine (Newman)
- Nostra Aetate
- Evangelii Gaudium
- 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
- Modern Slavery
- The Desert Fathers
- Christian Martyrs
More Learning Series Quick Links can be accessed here.
Preparing for Holy Year 2025 - Focus Areas
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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