Parish Library

The Parish Library, located in New Life Center Room 102, offers a rich selection of books and media for the entire family. Topics include theology, the saints, family life, church history, Scripture, Catholic fiction and much more. There are also materials in support of various parish programs.

The library has a collection of books, DVDs and CDs for children, as well as a variety of books for preteens and teens. The library is open during hours that the New Life Center is open, unless there is a meeting scheduled (see the weekly calendar in the bulletin). There is a self-checkout and an honor system in place for your convenience.










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In 2017, the Church will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima from May 13 (the date of the first apparition) to
Oct. 13 (the date of the final apparition).

Honor this feast by praying the rosary and by exploring the many books, DVDs, and CDs featuring Mary at the St. Matthew Parish Library in New Life Center 102.

Recommendations from Your Parish Library


Bernadette: The Little Girl from Lourdes by Sophie Maraval-Hutin - Available in the Juvenile Section

Brother Francis: Forgiven - DVD for Children - Available in the Juvenile Section

The Secret of the Shamrock by Lisa Hendey - Available in the Juvenile (9-12) Section

Roses in the Snow: A Tale of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary by Dessi Jackson - Available in the Juvenile Section

TREASON: A Catholic Novel of Elizabethan England by Dena Hunt

INSIDE ISLAM:  A Guide for Catholics by Daniel Ali

Now I Walk on Death Row by Dale S. Recinella

The Vatican Cookbook by David Geisser and Erwin Niederberger

The Lamb’s Supper by Scott Hahn

Veggie Tales: Lettuce Love One Another by Big Idea Productions - DVD for Children - Available in the Juvenile Section

Mother Teresa of Calcutta by Francine Bay & Emmanuel Beaudesson

Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World by Pope Francis

Princess Joy’s Birthday Blessing by Jeanna Young & Jacqueline K. Johnson