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Religious Education: Heroes of the Church


Use the box below to search the catalogue to find books available in the Christopher Brennan Library. 

World Religions Online Database

Australian Dictionary of Biography

The Australian Dictionary of Biography contains concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history.

CBL Books

A closed reserve of books had been put together to use in the library. 

Alternatively, books are also located in the 200s:

235.2, 270.09   Saints 

242.8   Romero

255.53   Jesuits

271.302   St Francis of Assisi

271.976   Mary Mackillop

282.092   Popes

282.94   Edmund Campion


Useful Weblinks

Saints and Angels This weblink is to a searchable database of Catholic Saints produced by Catholic Online website. 

St Anthony of Padua

St Anthony of Padua This weblink is produced by Franciscan Media and provides biographical content on St Anthony of Padua, including a podcast. 

Mary Ward

Mary Ward This weblink is to the Australian Loreto Sisters website and provides a presentation on the life of Mary Ward. 

Ignatian Spirituality - Mary Ward This profile of Mary Ward is produced by Loyola Press for Ignatian Spirituality website. 

Mary Ward International Australia This is an Australian Catholic Charity that supports worldwide Loreto Sisters' missions.

St Vincent de Paul

St Vincent de Paul This weblink is to the St Vincent de Paul website and provides information on the founder of the society.

St Stanislaus Kostka

St Stanislaus Kostka This weblink is to a biographical entry on St Stanislaus Kostka Ignatian Spirituality website produced by Loyola Press. 

Saint Paul the Apostle

Saint Paul This weblink is to Britannica's encyclopedia entry on Saint Paul, the Apostle.

St. Paul This is the Catholic Online biographical entry on St. Paul which includes a video.

The Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle This entry appears on Loyola Press website.

Rev Everett Swanson

Rev Everett Swanson This weblink provides a detailed biographical account of Rev Everett Swanson, with pictures, on the COmpassion International website. See the video section below for a video on Rev Swanson.

St Francis of Assisi

St Franics of Assisi This weblink is to the database entry on St Francis of Assisi ont he Catholic Online website. 

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II This biographical entry is produced by

Vatican Profile - John Paul II This is the Vatican's official website profile of John Paul II.

St. Pope John Paul II This biographical account appears on Catholic Online and includes a number of articles and a video.

Bl. Miguel Pro

Bl. Miguel Pro This weblink is produced by Catholic Online.

Blesses Miguel Pro This weblink is to Ignatian Spirituality website.

Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro This weblink is produced by Franciscan Media. 

Miguel Pro, the guy with the gun, and the King of History This article appeared in The Catholic World Report and was written by Dr Randall B Smith, a theologist.

Pedro Arrupe, SJ

Men for Others This is the address in 1973 when Pedro Arrupe used the phrase "men for others'.

Pedro Arrupe, SJ This website is created by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. 

Mary Mackillop

Mary Mackillop This is a very comprehensive website on Saint Mary Mackillop produced by the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa This well designed site on Mother Teresa includes a well-written and presented biography, her words (including some on streaming video) as well as examples of her prayers, meditations and reflections.

Vatican News - Mother Teresa This biographical entry on Mother Teresa is published by the Vatican.

Nobel Peace Prize 1979 Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. This weblink is to the offical Nobel Prize website. 

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