My DioErie: Media Resource Library

Oremus: A Guide to Catholic Prayer

Looking for a study for your parish this Fall? How about an eight-week study on prayer? Check this video trailer from the Ascension Press study. Then contact Mary to borrow it for your parish.


The Media Resource Library exists in the Department of Religious Education to provide parishes, schools, youth ministry, summer programs, small Christian communities, diocesan offices, institutions, and individuals with knowledgeable advice in the selection of appropriate media resources to enhance ministry in the Diocese of Erie.


Media catalog PDF (hit Control F to "Find")

Searchable catalog database (Password required - email Mary Hickin or call 814-824-1222 for password.)

Reserving materials

Schedule your requests in advance to ensure the item is available. All resources are sent via media mail, generally 12 days prior to the use date. Orders may be placed by phone or email. Selections are

Please provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Parish or School
  • Title
  • Use date
  • Pick-up and return information
Pick up and return

Materials are picked up at St. Mark Catholic Center, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for organizations located in the Erie area (later pick-up is available). Materials will be mailed in sufficient time to outlying areas of the diocese so they arrive prior to the show date and in adequate time for preview.

Returns should be made on the first business day after the use date, either by delivering them to the office or by mail. Postage for materials sent out is paid by the library; return postage is paid by the user. If an extension of time is needed, the Director of the Media Resource Library should be notified.

Subscriptions and Rentals

Annual media subscriptions reduce the per-use-cost of media and offers unlimited use of the media resources in our library. Checks should be made payable to Diocese of Erie.

Option One: Subscription Plan
Parish household and schools under
600 — $35/year
Parish household and schools over
600 — $70/year
Independent schools — $50/year

Option Two: Rental
Per media resource — $5

Download subscription plan
Media Care

Please be sure your VCR/DVD player is in good operating order. The borrower is responsible for returning library materials in good condition. Handle DVDs carefully to prevent scratches or smudges on the playing surface. Please rewind videos before returning to the library. Any damages should be noted when the items are returned. Users will be billed for the cost of replacement in case of damage or loss.


All media is protected by copyright law. Duplication of any media resource is strictly prohibited.

Other video resources for Faith Formation classes
Diocese of Dubuque Searchable Web Catalogue (choose "Media Type" then "Online Videos")

Faith Formation Resources

Diocesan Media Center
St. Mark Catholic Center
429 E. Grandview Blvd.
Erie, PA 16504

Open: Mondays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

(814) 824-1222
(800) 374-3723 ext. 222
Email: Mary Hickin