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Feehan Memorial Library & McEssy Theological Resource Center


Recognized as one of the 250 world’s greatest libraries by the American Library Association, the Feehan Memorial Library and McEssy Theological Resource Center contains over 200,000 volumes. Its notable collections include patristics, canon law, scripture, systematic theology, and church history.

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  • Cardinal George Commemorative Exhibit

    May 04 2016

    Cardinal George Commemorative Exhibit

    To mark the first anniversary of the death of Francis Cardinal George, the Seminary has mounted an exhibit celebrating his life and accomplishments.  The exhibit may be viewed in the McEssy Theological Resource Center Gallery during the Library's open hours, through the middle of May.

  • Faculty Publication

    November 20 2015

    Faculty Publication

    Wisdom Epistemology in the Psalter : A Study of Psalms 1, 73, 90, and 107, by Father John Kartje, PhD, STD, has been published by De Gruyter. The work presents a comparative epistemological analysis of the wisdom motifs in the selected psalms. Father Kartje is rector of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake. The book is available in the Feehan Memorial Library.

  • Cardinal George on "Godly Humanism"

    October 02 2015

    Cardinal George on "Godly Humanism"

    Godly Humanism: Clarifying the Hope that Lies Within, a collection of essays by Francis Cardinal George, OMI, has been published by the Catholic University of America Press. The late Cardinal George was archbishop emeritus of the Archdiocese of Chicago and former chancellor of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake. The book, in both print and ebook version, are available from the Feehan Memorial Library.

  • Faculty Publication Announcement

    September 03 2015

    Faculty Publication Announcement

    Matthew Levering, PhD, has co-edited the Oxford Handbook of Sacramental Theology (Oxford University Press, 2015). Dr. Levering, who holds the James N. and Mary D. Perry Jr. Chair of Theology, co-edits two theological quarterlies, and, since 2007, has served as Chair of the Board of the Academy of Catholic Theology. The book is available in the Library Reference Collection.

  • Faculty Publication Announcement

    August 24 2015

    Faculty Publication Announcement

    "Reexamining Gregory the Great's Audience for the Pastoral Rule", by Father Brendan Lupton, has been published in The Downside Review (April 2015). This issue is available in the Feehan Library Current Periodical Room.

  • Library has New York Times online

    August 11 2015

    Library has New York Times online

    The NYTimes is available to the USML community through our Academic subscription. The Academic License provides students, faculty and staff full access to and NYTimes mobile smartphone apps. 

  • Mango Languages

    March 17 2015

    Mango Languages

    The Mango Languages online learning system provides conversational and grammar instruction to 68 languages, including New Testament Greek, Biblical Hebrew, and Religious and Scholarly Latin. Users are able to set up an account to track their progress through the course lessons. Mango also has free mobile apps available from Google Play or the Apple apps Store.

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