Monday 24th of July

The Diocese of Saskatoon Msgr. Michael J. Koch Library contains a wide variety of religious audio-visual materials and books. These videos, DVD's, audio cassettes, CD's and books are available to enrich religious education programs of all ages or to enhance an individual's spirituality.

The library has a brand new, spacious facility to better serve our patrons' needs. The library is on the second floor of Holy Family Cathedral (123 Nelson Road, Saskatoon, SK S7S 1H1) and the building has an elevator to make it completely accessible. For further information or to have requests filled, please call the direct library phone number: (306) 659-5853. The toll-free number ( 877-661-5005 ) and email remain the same: library@saskatoonrcdiocese.com.

The library also now houses materials for Vocations/scripture studies.

Resource Centre News

New Resources

The Resource Library (123 Nelson Road) is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 to noon and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.(closed from noon to 1 o'clock). Please note that the library is closed on Fridays. Borrowed items may be returned to the book drop on the main floor of the building (near the elevator), which can be accessed Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays) and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Items may also be returned to the Reception desk on the second floor, which is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays). 

 

Recent Additions

Library Book
Added 2 months 1 week ago
Summary:

Our society is obsessed with sex—and yet we don’t understand it at all. Acclaimed philosopher J. Budziszewski remedies the problem in this wise, gracefully written book about the nature, meaning, and mysteries of sexuality.

Library Book
Added 2 months 2 weeks ago
Summary:

The story of how the role of the laity--as essential in the life of the Church--moved to "center stage" during the Council, and how lay people were among those who made it happen.

Library Video
Added 5 months 1 week ago
Summary:

Bring Moses the Cat and the Cat.Chat Family right to your livingroom with this exciting new Live Concert DVD.

Featuring some of your favorite Cat.Chat songs: King of All, The Ultimate One, Do What's Right, Every Little Thing, I Wanna Say Yes, Spark My Heart, Smile, To the Sky, Jesus Fill My Heart, and Plug Into Him.

Join the fun as the Cat.Chat family teaches you about the Catholic faith through singing, unicycling, juggling, and so much more.

Library Video
Added 5 months 1 week ago
Summary:

Episode 7: Let it Flow

Learning about the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the source of all great artwork, beautiful poetry, anointed music and the Bible itself! While Moses is painting a special picture, the Cat.Chat family talks about the second person of the Holy Trinity.

Featured Songs:

  • River of Life
  • I Love You Lord
  • Simplify
  • Send Down Your Kingdom
  • I am Called
  • More of You

 

Episode 8: Amazing God

Learning About a Powerful and Loving God

Creation is vast and wonderful, and God made it all for us! Moses and the Cat.Chat family have songs to teach us all about our Amazing, Loving Father in Heaven. Moses puts on his bakers hat and cooks up something special for the whole gang.

Featured Songs:

  • Almighty God
  • The Lord Your God
  • In The Presence
  • Shout It Out
  • All Highest
Library Video
Added 5 months 1 week ago
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Episode 5: Hike of My Life

Learning about the Sacraments 

Moses the Cat and the Cat.Chat family use well crafted songs and gentle humor to teach us about the seven sacraments. While the Cat.Chat family goes on a hike, see what Moses the Cat catches on his fishing adventure.

Featured Songs:

  • Giver of Life
  • Hike Of My Life
  • Come Live In Me
  • The Mystery

Episode 6: Greatest Gift

Learning about the Mass

In this episode, Moses learns to play the acoustic guitar while the family enters into a great conversation about the beauty and richness of the Mass.

Featured Songs:

  • Almighty God
  • Greatest Gift
  • Ultimate One
  • I Believe
  • In The Presence.
Library Video
Added 5 months 1 week ago
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Episode 1: Celebrating Mary

 Learning about our Blessed Mother

In this very first Cat.Chat episode, Moses and the Cat and the Cat.Chat family teach us all about Mary, the Mother of God and how we can learn to say ‘Yes’ to God in the little things, just like Mary.

Featured Songs:

  • I Wanna Say Yes
  • Jump In
  • Greatness of the Lord
  • Full of Grace
  • He’s In My Heart
  • Pray For Me.

Episode 2: Better than a Super Hero

Learning about Jesus

Moses the cat decides to take his old bike for a spin. When he ends up with a flat tire, Moses trusts Jesus that somehow everything will work out. The Cat.Chat family also explains the importance of putting our faith in Jesus and how He is the Ultimate Super Hero!

Featured Songs:

  • Ultimate One
  • We Come To You
  • To Be Like Jesus
  • Celebrate Jesus
  • Jesus Fill My Heart.
Library Video
Added 5 months 1 week ago
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Episode 3: Teach Me to Pray 

Learning about Prayer

With singing and lots of fun, the Cat.Chat family teach us how powerful it is to make prayer a part of our day and how talking and listening to God will build up our spiritual lives. Moses the Cat also discovers that he can pray always, even while he’s running laps

Featured Songs

  • G.O.D
  • Teach Me To Pray
  • Change
  • The Lord’s Prayer

Episode 4: Building the Kingdom

Learning about the Saints

In this episode Moses the cat has a secret project he is working on. Meanwhile, the Cat.Chat family explores the lives of the Saints and how they can inspire us to become saints as well.

Featured Songs:

  • Celebrate
  • I am Called
  • Pray For Me
  • We’ve Gotta Tell the World
  • River of Life
  • In Communion
Library Video
Added 1 year 4 months ago
Summary:

This imaginative of saints offers compelling stories of some of history's greatest heroes. Your host takes you through a heavenly art gallery where saints come alive through beautiful classical art and exciting stories. suitable for study and enjoyment by all ages and audiences.

Library Video
Added 1 year 4 months ago
Summary:

Together they inspired countless others to follow their radical call to live the Gospel, a heritage that continues to this day.  Saint Clare and St. Francis have their fascinating, thrilling,and inspiring stories told in this new epic feature film from Lux Vide, the producers of St. Rita, Pope John Paul II and St John Bosco.  Shot on location in Italy at many of the same places where the actual saints lived, This outstanding movie is unique among films on St. Francis. Made with the cooperation of the Franciscan order, Clare and Francis is an unpecendented retelling due to the historical accuracy of the film,as well as the major role played by Clare; here given equal stature with Francis.  Moving,reverent, and exciting, this lavish production was a smash hit on Italy's RAI TV network.

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