Current CLA News

 2018 Jerome Award Winner - Fr. Bryan Massingale
(11/16/2017)
 
   

Fr. Bryan MassingaleThe Catholic Library Association is excited to announce Fr. Bryan Massingale as the 2018 St. Jerome Award Recipient. Fr. Massingale is a professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University in New York. He holds the James and Nancy Buckman Chair in Applied Christian Ethics and is the Senior Fellow in Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education. He previously taught at Marquette University, where in 2009 he received that institution's highest award for excellence in teaching. An award-winning teacher, scholar, and activist, he is a leading expert on Catholic social thought and racial justice and is a consultant to numerous faith-based justice organizations. He served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America and convener of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium. Fr. Massingale will accept this honor live at the Spring 2018 Virtual Convention.


 2018 Aggiornamento Award Winner - Fr. James Martin
(11/7/2017)
 
   

Fr. Patrick MartinThe Catholic Library Association is excited to announce Fr. James Martin as the 2018 Aggiornamento Award Recipient. Father Martin is a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America Media, consultor to the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication and author of many books, including Jesus: A Pilgrimage, My Life with the Saints and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything. Fr. Martin will provide a recorded presentation accepting this honor at the Spring 2018 Virtual Convention.


 New Kapsner Bulletin Available
(10/13/2017)
 
   

The latest issue of The Oliver Leonard Kapsner, O.S.B. Cataloging Bulletin is now available! Click here to view current and past issues.


 920 CLA - Angie Bush
(10/6/2017)
 
   

920 CLA is a regular column in Catholic Library World, introducing a CLA member in each issue. Angie Bush is the subject of the September 2017 column.

Q&A with Angie Bush

Library Media Specialist
St. Anne's Catholic School
Bristol, Virginia

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 Heritage Fund
(10/4/2017)
 
   

Dear friend of the Catholic Library Association,

Each year, the Catholic Library Association makes its annual appeal for donations to our Heritage Fund on the Feast of St. Jerome (September 30). The theme of this year’s CLA Heritage Fund Appeal is, “Thank God Ahead of Time” in honor of the beatification of the Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who will be beatified on November 18 in Detroit. Father Solanus’s purpose in life was to console and to encourage. He brought about peace by a kindly insistence on our right relationship to—and dependence on—God and neighbor.

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