ST. MARY OF GOSTYN PARISH LIBRARY
- A Confirmation candidate choosing a patron saint;
- A person on the way to St. Mary's Adoration Chapel looking for a book of prayers or meditations;
- A Bible study group seeking resources
These are served by our Parish Library.
The purpose of the library is to support faith formation and faith life in our parish. Here one can find:
- Classics and popular works on Scripture
- Prayer and the spiritual life
- Church history and teaching
- Family life
Periodicals include Weavings,Catholic World Report, and St. Anthony Messenger. There are small collections of children's books and VHS-format documentaries and dramas.
Major subject headings are marked by shelf signs.
The Parish Library, located on the first floor of the Parish Center, is open for browsing during Parish Center hours; check the parish website for seasonal changes. Items may be checked out by filling out information on a circulation form/clipboard on the library desk Parish groups wishing a selection of pertinent materials to be set aside are encouraged to call (630) 969-1063, x251. Questions and individual requests are also welcome.
Is your life too busy to keep informed of spiritual and religious news?
We think these websites will be helpful!
AMERICA | Weekly magazine published by the Jesuits that focuses on news from an ethical and faith-filled perspective.
U.S. CATHOLIC | Monthly magazine covering issues of concern to Catholics in their everyday lives.
ORIGINS | Weekly excerpt from the Catholic News Service focusing on current issues.
ST. ANTHONY MESSENGER | Published by the Franciscan Friars of St. John the Baptist and addresses the religious and spiritual concerns of the Catholic family.