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Feehan Memorial Library & McEssy Theological Resource Center

Feehan Memorial Library & McEssy Theological Resource Center | News

  • Cardinal George Commemorative Exhibit | 5/4/2016

    To mark the first anniversary of the death of Francis Cardinal George, the Seminary has mounted an exhibit celebrating his life and accomplishments. The display highlights George's many roles--pastor, scholar, spiritual leader--and his lasting influence on the Church in Chicago, the US, and around the globe. 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 | 11/20/2015

    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" | 10/2/2015

    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 | 9/3/2015

    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 | 8/24/2015

    "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.

    Faculty are encouraged to notifty the Library Director at about their new publications.

  • Library has New York Times online | 8/11/2015

    • Create a NYTimes account when you are on campus and connected to the USML network. Go to
      Note: you cannot activate your account while off campus or via a proxy server.
    • Click on "Create an account" and enter your email address and a password of your choosing.
    • Once you have activated your account you will see a Start Your Access screen. You can now access the New York Times and the International NYTimes from any location using the email address/password you used when activating the account.
    • From the website or smartphone app, log into your account on or off campus using the and password.


  • Mango Languages | 3/17/2015

    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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