Blog Posts from the Woodstock Theological Library
Among the keep-sakes the Woodstock Jesuits brought back from their work in China are a group of beautifully colorful scrolls. Read about their significance to Chinese history.
On this day in 1989, six Jesuits and their domestic worker and her 16 year old daughter were brutally murdered by American trained Salvardoran soldiers at their residence at the University of Central America (UCA) in the city of San Salvador.
This year marks the centenary of the influenza epidemic that claimed an estimated 50 million lives worldwide, and nearly 700,000 in the US. Read how the Jesuits dealt with the outbreak at Woodstock College.
On October 14th, Oscar Romero was canonized by Pope Francis. His life was and remains an example of strength and courage.
In this week's post we showcase the wild and mystical world of the hermits, as depicted in our copy of Sylvae Sacrae.
Learn about our newest exhibit, debuting Oct 1st, exploring the dark side of the Woodstock Theological Library.
Woodstock Theological Library is not just a repository of rare books and archives but it is also a growing collection of books and journals.
"Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Thomas Aquinas, I Love You." - Read about the beautiful illustrations found in the poetry collections of Jesuit novices.
This weeks post features a rare manuscript from a Jesuit poetry prankster.
The Woodstock Theological Library will be offering tours for students on Sept. 10th, 12th, and 14th, at 1 PM.
We received sad news this last week of the passing of Fr. Joseph Tylenda, S.J., our former director. Fr. Tylenda served as the head of the Woodstock Library on two separate occasions, from 1965-1970, and from 1994 to 2003, when he retired.
The sixth treasure in the Woodstock Theological Library is actually a collection of items, or rather photos by John Brosnan, S.J.
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