Latest resources from MSBC library

The staff of Mount St Benedict Centre Library has selected three of their newest resources which they think will stimulate your thinking and nurture your soul.

Something to read…

Radical Spirit: 12 Ways to Live a Free and Authentic Life (book) by Joan Chittister.

This book, written by beloved Benedictine nun and social activist Joan Chittister, is an invitation to help you lead a free and authentic life, one rooted in a radical spirit of humility, drawn from the Rule of Saint Benedict. Click here to view this book in the MSB Centre Library catalogue.

Something to watch…

This Changed Everything: 500 Years of Reformation (DVD) narrated by David Suchet.

This DVD celebrates the fruits of the Reformation while exploring difficult questions about the cost of division. In this visually rich three-part documentary series, hosted by actor David Suchet, leading historians share fascinating insights and pose vital questions about unity, truth and the future of the Christian church. Click here to view this DVD in the MSB Centre Library catalogue.

Something to listen to…

The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation (audiobook on MP3 CD) by Richard Rohr.

In this audiobook, Franciscan priest Richard Rohr shares how each of us is invited into the dynamic relationship at the heart of the Trinity and the implications of this invitation for ourselves, our communities and all creation. Click here to view this resource in the MSB Centre Library catalogue.


If you’d like to see the full list of new resources available at Mount St Benedict Centre Library, download the Library’s August 2017 newsletter here.

The Library is located within the Mount St Benedict Centre in Pennant Hills, Sydney. A ministry of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, the Centre is a place of spirituality and formation. In an environment of peace and beauty, the Centre offers hospitality, education and support for life’s journey by sharing its Benedictine traditions and resources.

Mount St Benedict Library carries a diverse collection of contemporary resources specialising in the areas of spirituality, scripture, contemplative prayer and meditation, liturgy, and is home to a significant collection of resources in the area of Benedictine studies.

The Library supports the congregation in its commitment to community life, prayer, justice, hospitality and compassionate service. It also welcomes members of the public and supports them in their spiritual journey to stimulate thinking, expand perspectives and nourish the soul.

You can access these resources as a member of the Library. Cost is $35 per year. Please contact the Library if you would like to borrow resources or become a member.

Phone: (02) 9484 6208