Maida Alumni Library Inside

Maida Alumni Library Inside

The Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library is located in Orchard Lake, Michigan. The Library serves the students of SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary and St. Mary’s Preparatory as well as the clients of the Polish Mission.

Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library

Adam Cardinal Maida Alumni Library

The library is also home to a collection entirely in Polish on a number of topics and is also home to a rare book collection that focuses on Poland and Polonia.

Library Collections

Library Collections

The library has more than 96,000 volumes and 150 subscriptions to academic journals. The library is also a part of OCLC.

Special Events & Exhibits

Special Events & Exhibits

This Web site is intended to inform our community of developments and emerging models for the creation, sharing, publishing, and archiving of scholarship. We will regularly update the site with information about developing issues, policy debates, tools you can use, and proposed models.

Polish & Rare Books

Polish & Rare Books

The library’s Rare Book Room houses Polish-language books published before 1946, and books in other languages which are considered Rare because of age, subject matter, fragility, or provenance.

Individualized Research

Individualized Research

We also accept appointments for more in-depth individualized research needs. Please call or email the library if you wish to have extended one-on-one time with a librarian.

News Archive

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New Writing Center Hours in the CAC as of November 1, 2015

 

Mondays: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Wednesdays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Fridays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

on the following dates: November 13, 20, and December 4

 

Get Ready, Set, Write: Write a Novel in the month of November!

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Have you always wanted to?  Never dreamed you could?  Well, grab your favorite caffeine and start today.  The Office of Letters and Light have opened their box of inspiration to you and with one quick sign up, you will receive strategies to prep, find pep talks and scads of assistance to write the next great opus among us.  And all the social media support your ego could ever need – complete with badges.  Go for it – you’ve got it!

What are you waiting for?  Start Writing Already? Let’s sign up:  nanowrimo.org

 very cool logo, well- “Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month.” nuf said.  Start writing already!!!
 

Women of Grace Retreat

Women of Grace Retreat 2015 - July 17, 18 and 19, 2015

Women of Grace Retreat 2015 – July 17, 18 and 19, 2015

 

Master of Arts Presentations and Comprehensive Examinations

Rev. Mr. Tomasz Strzebonski

The Morality of Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders

Director:  Rev. Gregory Banazak

Board:  Rev. Msgr. Francis Koper; Rev. Leonard Obloy

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:00 PM in CAC 109

 

Mr. Christopher Ulewicz

Contemporary Attitudes and Debate about Gender Roles and Marriage Equality Threaten to Marginalize the Traditional Catholic Family

Director:  Rev. Louis Madey

Board:  Rev. Robert Marczewski; Rev. Bryan Patterson

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:00 PM in CAC 109

 

Rev. Michal Falgowski

Catholics Are Moving Away from the Sacrament of Reconciliation for Many Different Reasons

Director:  Rev. Gregory Banazak

Board:  Rev. Msgr. Thomas Machalski, Jr.; Rev. Leonard Obloy

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9;00 AM in the Lower Library

 

Mr. Esteban Julio Vazquez

The Theological Meaning of “Active Participation” in the Sacred Liturgy:  A Byzantine Exploration in Mariological Key

Director:  Rev. Louis Madey

Board:  Very Rev. Canon Walter Ptak; Dr. Josh Genig

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9:00 AM in CAC 109

 

Mr. Anthony Merlo

Consideration Should Be Given to Additional Inculturation of the Liturgy of the Word in the United States through the Use of the Arts and New Communication Technologies

Director:  Rev. Gregory Banazak

Board:  Rev. Louis Madey; Rev. Bryan Patterson

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM in CAC 109

 

Trial Databases from Ebsco available until May 8th

Need some help with those pesky papers?  Feel free to use these free resources until May 8th with our compliments.  Please let us know which resources you liked and which ones didn’t meet your standards.   Thank you, Caryn Noel and the Library Team

 

American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1:

American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2:

Philosophers Index with Full Text:

 

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