Enrich Your Spiritual Life at the St. James Parish Library
As your parish library continues to grow please feel free to browse and select from items available on topics including the Bible, Church doctrine and history, the Saints, Christian living, Spirituality and Prayer, and more. The recommended loan time is 3 weeks from the date on which the item is signed out in the Sign-Out book, located near the collection. Timely return of materials is appreciated, being mindful that the library resources are for all parishioners to share.
A few important facts about the parish library:
- It contains over 1016 holdings including books, CDs and DVDs
- It is open whenever the Church is open.
- The sign-out system is self-service with a recommended 3 week lending period.
- Bible, Church/ History, Saints/Biography, Spirituality, etc. are all subjects as shown on the listing you will find below.
Online Educational Resources
Our parish has subscribed to a dynamic online platform called FORMED. Every parishioner can have 24/7 access to the best Catholic content on any device, including your computer, smartphone and tablet with internet access. With FORMED you’ll find video programs that explain the Catholic faith, explore the deepest meaning of marriage, receive Bible studies on a variety of topics and includes inspiring audio talks. And you’ll find presenters like Dr. Tim Gray, Dr. Edward Sri, Dr. Mary Healey, Chris Stefanick, Dr. Scott Hahn, Bishop Robert Barron and a lot more. They’re all part of our parish subscription. It truly is the Catholic faith – on demand.
Here’s how easy it is to get FORMED: Go to www.FORMED.org You should see the registration box for parishioners. Type in the parish code: DHTGWY. Now set up your username and a password. You will be all set to use the great programs on FORMED.org anytime, simply by logging in.