Monday, September 30th, is the Feast of St. Jerome, the patron saint of librarians, libraries, and scholars, including encyclopedists and translators. Gleeson Library | Geschke Center celebrates the Feast of St. Jerome each year. This year, I’m using the Feast of St. Jerome as an opportunity to reflect upon other librarians who have made an … Continue reading Celebrating the Feast of St. Jerome
We have a tradition here at Gleeson Library for the last 24 years: we celebrate the feast of Saint Jerome on September 30th. Why? Because Jerome is the patron saint of librarians and Jerome spent his life searching for the truth. Jerome was born in 347 and died on September 30 in 420. He was … Continue reading Saint Jerome and fake news
Friday September 30th is the feast day of St. Jerome. Why, you wonder, should you care? Who was he? Jerome, who was born around 347 and died in 420, was a priest, scholar, historian, and translator. And he is the patron saint of librarians and libraries. We’ve blogged about him in the past on his … Continue reading Who was St. Jerome?