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 Loan Library

Starting March 29, 2014

The Adult Education Committee has materials available for loan. These materials include various study programs, in books, audio (CD) and visual (DVD) formats. If you would like to use these for yourself, your family and friends, we ask that you put a $20 deposit down at the time of the request. The deposit will be returned to you when the material is returned. A listing of materials is below and in the kiosk. See Patty Stibal in the Office for obtaining materials. As newer programs are available, the list will be updated. 

VIDEO/AUDIO and Related Materials:

(These materials vary in type, topic and condition.  When workbooks are loaned, they should be kept clean of personal inputs.)

        Jeff Cavins:

Galatians – Set Free to Live: 8 DVDs with study set
James -- Pearls for Wise Living: 6 DVDs with study set
Psalms – The School of Prayer: 6 DVDs with study set
Bible Timeline Seminar: 24 week course, 24 audio-cassette with study set
Adventures in Revelation: 10 Audio Discs or 5-DVD set with study set
Adventures in Matthew: 12 DVD Set with study set
Adventures in Acts: 10 DVD Set with study set
Adventures in Acts: 20 CD Set
Walking Toward Eternity, Series I: Daring to Walk the Walk: 4 DVD set or 8 CD set

Catholicism 101: Essentials for the Journey: 10 DVD set

Tim Gray:
  • I Corinthians:  10 session DVD set
  •  Exodus: Called to Freedom: 10 sessions on 5 discs
Edward Sri:
  • A Biblical Walk through the Mass: 3 DVD set and study guide
  • Mary: A Biblical Walk With the Blessed Mother: 8 session DVD set

Bishop Robert Barron: 
  • Word on Fire: Conversion: Following the Call of Christ: DVD, study guide and workbook
  • Catholicism: 5 disc DVD set and study guide
  • The Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Lively Virtues: DVD set
  • Priest, Prophet, King: 6 session DVD set
 Catechism of the Catholic Church:  
  • Pillar I: The Creed : 12 session DVD set
  • Pillar II: The Sacraments: 12 session DVD set 

 Jesus the Way: The Path of Christian Discipleship with Tom Zanzig: 3 presentations on DVD with workbook
 Sacraments: Franciscan Communications, Gaynell Cronin & Jack Rathschmidt, OFM Cap: 1 DVD 
 Little Rock Scripture Study:
  • Psalms I: Study Guide (small booklet) with a set of 4 cassette audio-tapes
  • Job: with study guide
 Images of Jesus from John: Faith Formation for Adults: by Silver Burdett Ginn Religion, c2003, one VCR
 Epic: A Journey Through Church History: 10 DVD Set by Steve Weidenkopf with workbook
 What Makes Us Catholic by Thomas H. Groome: DVD set--three DVDs are missing but the topics are independent:
4. Are we made for each other? Getting together for good
5. What time do we have? Mining the treasure of scripture & tradition
6. In what will we invest? Risking the leap of faith
7. What are our politics? Working for justice for all
8. Who is our neighbor? Living beyond borders
9. What makes us Catholic? Growing spirituality for life

The Bible Timeline by Thomas Robinson (the book is oversized)
Choosing Christ in the World: Directing the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola According to Annotations Eighteen and Nineteen, a handbook by Joseph A Tetlow, SJ (in a three-ring binder)
God in You: Releasing the Power of the Holy Spirit in our Life by David Jeremiah
Psalms for all Seasons by John F. Craghan, copyright 1991 (small book)
The Earth is the Lord’s: The Bible, Ecology and Worship by Dianne Bergant (small book)
Believing in Jesus: A Popular Overview of the Catholic Faith by Leonard Foley, OFM (small book)
Collegeville Bible Commentary: four small booklets. This is a series, copies are missing but independent topics:
      2. The Gospel According to Mark by Philip Van Linden
      8. First Thessalonians, Philippians, Philemon, II Thessalonians, Colossians, Ephesians by Ivan Havener
    14. Jeremiah, Baruch by Peter F. Ellis
    19. Job by Michael D. Guinan

Helpful Weblinks

Vibrant Faith - This website has many resources for daily prayer and activities. 

Rediscover-Along with information on Rediscover Events, there are recommendations on books to help enrich our Catholic faith, as well as movies and music that are good for families.

St. Paul/ Minneapolis Archdiocese Website