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The CTIS Library is located on the first level of St. Francis Xavier Major Seminary (SFXMS) Building, next to the Multi-Purpose Hall. While our library primarily serves the SFXMS and CTIS community, it is also open to the public. CTIS students enrolled in CTIS programmes are automatically admitted as members of the library for the duration of their study.

Our opening hours are from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm on weekdays. We are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. 

To join our library as a member, please complete the library membership application form:

For more information, you may call our library at +65 6902-8711 or email us at library[at]

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Textbooks for Semester 1, 2024


The library offers a limited number of textbooks for sale to current CTIS students. Recommended textbooks for this semester's Certificate and Diploma courses are listed below. For other titles, please refer to this list [PDF, 69KB]. Listed prices are inclusive of GST.

  • CE001 Intro to the Bible
    Sri, Edward. (2009). The Bible Compass: A Catholic's Guide to Navigating the Scriptures. Published by Ascension Press, ISBN 9781934217788.
    Available from CTIS Library at $33 per copy. Also available via Amazon.

  • CE004 Intro to Theology
    O'Collins, Gerald. (2001). Fundamental Theology. Published by Wipf & Stock, ISBN 9781579106768.
    Available via Amazon.

  • CE006 The Second Vatican Council
    Flannery, Austin, ed. (1975). Vatican Coun
    cil II: The Conciliar and Post Conciliar Documents, vol. 1. Published by Liturgical Press/St Pauls.
    Available in full-text online.  

  • DP003 Intro to Christian Spirituality
    Healey, Charles J. (2014). Christian Spirituality: An Introduction to the Heritage. Published by St Pauls/Alba House, ISBN 9780818908200.

    Available via Amazon.

  • DP004 The Sacraments
    Martos, Joseph. (2009). The Sacraments: An Interdisciplinary and Interactive Study. Published by Liturgical Press, ISBN 9780814653692.
    Available from Amazon or Liturgical Press.

  • DP005 Intro to the Liturgy
    Guardini, Romano. (
    1918). The Spirit of the Liturgy (2018 reprint). Several reprints and editions available in print and ebook formats from Amazon.

For purchase enquiries, please email library[at] 

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