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John M. Kelly Library Research Guides

Christian Spirituality

Theology Librarian

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Noel McFerran
Theology Librarian
John M. Kelly Library
University of St. Michael's College

Welcome to the Kelly Library Research Guide to Catholic Spirituality.

This guide includes:

  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias - major reference works about spirituality and more generally about Catholic theology
  • Handbooks and Guides - introductory essays about various aspects of spirituality
  • Histories - chronological presentations
  • Summaries - short synopses of major spiritual works
  • Collections of Texts - books and series which include selections of major spiritual works
  • Finding More Resources - journal databases and bibliographies


See also the following research guides:

Students of the Faculty of Theology of the University of St. Michael's College can request scans of print-only resources - subject to copyright limitations - by emailing