Monday, September 17, 2012

The Wollongong Diocesan Resource Centre

Welcome to the Diocesan Ministry Resource Centre

The Wollongong Diocesan Resource Centre is the initiative of Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) and is open to the general public. It is presently situated within Xavier Centre at 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong: 

It's main clientele includes staff of the Catholic Education Office and their schools; Office of the Bishop; CCD; students undertaking various Graduate and Post-Graduate/Masters of Theology courses; diocesan parishioners and clergy.


The Library's collection supports various organisations and groups within the diocese and includes resources for the religious education classroom, theological studies, spiritual and faith formation development, school management & leadership as well as Professional Development. We welcome suggestions by our clientele in order to meet the growing needs of our diocese.  


Operating hours: Monday to Friday - 9.30am-12.30pm & 1.30-4.30pm


Anne Russell, manager of the Resource Centre, can be contacted on the following options: (P)02 4222 2481, (M)0427 072 363 or email:

The Bishop David L. Walker Library

The Bishop David L. Walker Library is the information and resource service for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay, and the Broken Bay Institute.   The library has an extensive print collection in the area of theology, biblical studies, liturgy, pastoral care, spirituality, ministry and Church History.
It also houses the CCD collection for the Northern Region of the Broken Bay Diocese. 

This resource is freely available to clergy, parishioners and catechists of the Diocese of Broken Bay, and students and staff of the Broken Bay Institute. 
Contact the friendly library staff by phone: 02 9847 0566 or email:

Catholic Resource Centre Bathurst

The Catholic Resource Centre is located at the Catholic Education Office Kelso NSW.  Our CEO covers a large area including 34 schools in the Central West and beyond. We cater for a variety of clients, including CEO Staff, Teachers, Schools,Catechists, Priests, Deacons and people studying religion.

Catholic Resource Centre catalogue.

St Columba's High School

St Columba's High School is located in Springwood in the beautiful Blue Mountains of NSW.  The school library has recently been refurbished and is a warm, welcoming place where the school community can learn and enjoy.

Catholic Library of Western Australia

The Catholic Library was originally established as the WACE (Western Australian Catholic Educators) Resource Centre in Nedlands in 1973. It was later incorporated into the Catholic Institute in 1976 taking the name of the Catholic Institute Resource Centre.

In 1987 it was given new terms of reference by the WA Conference of Bishops and was reorganised and named as the Catholic Library of Western Australia. As the name implied the new terms of reference heralded an expansion of its role and services to the general Catholic community as well as continuing its earlier mission in serving schools, Catechists and tertiary students.

The WA Bishops decreed in 1999 that the management of the Catholic Library would pass to the Catholic Education Commission and consequently it now operates as a library service within the Catholic Education Office, whilst also maintaining its original purpose and role.

St. Laurence Centre Resource Service

The St. Laurence Centre Resource Service consists of two separate Libraries operating out of the same physical space.  One Library is connected to the CSO of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle and the other is the Newcastle Christian Library which is operated by a Trust.

The Libraries use the Destiny Library database.  The online catalogue is accessible through:


SLC Resource Service is a part-time facility operating 

Tuesdays             10am - 6pm
Wednesdays         2pm - 6pm
Friday                     9am - 5pm

Closed for lunch  1pm - 2pm

All are welcome!

Loyola Senior High School

Loyola Senior High School is situated in Mount Druitt on a lovely, peaceful bushland block. It is a senior high school with a trade training school TTS. Our wonderful TTS students catered for the  NCRCN Conference - delicious. The photograph is of the library's circulation desk.

Joe McCorley Resource Centre Rockhampton

At the Joe McCorley Resource Centre Rockhampton we offer life long learning and welcome all. We ideally cater for Catechists, Teachers and students.