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Just in Time for Christmas--Holiday Gifts from St Patrick's
Members of our St Patrick's community will be delighted to receive a gift that shows pride in our Seminary and supports our programs.
We offer tote bags ($15), sweatshirts($25) and polo shirts ($20) .
Orders can be placed via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or stop by the desk at the main entrance before Friday, December 21st to purchase and pick up your gifts.  We can also mail items to you.
We accept cash, checks and credit cards--and our gifts are offered all year round.
 
 
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Gabriel Ortiz, 26, (our photographer--not in picture) was the youngest of the       St. Patrick's library workers attending a holiday lunch in honor of our most senior librarian, Sister Patricia Wittman, 84, (seated, right).
Sister Patricia of the Sisters of the Holy Family received her Masters Degree in Library Science from the University of Hawaii in 1978.
 

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Seminarian Luis Lopez of the Diocese of Oakland, arranged the creche (shown above) on a shelf in the library's main reading room. The creche was made in the northern El Salvador village of La Palma. This town is famous because during the Civil War, the first peace dialogue took place there. La Palma is also recognized around the world for its colorful native pinewood crafts. During this Advent season, we invite you to recognize Jesus' presence among the poor.