Category Archives: Bible Study

New Years Resolutions for the Year of Faith

In October of 2012 the Holy Father initiated a special papal Year of Faith that runs through the end of November 2013. The vision of this move, in the words of the Holy Father, “We want this Year to arouse in every believer the aspiration to profess the faith in fullness and with renewed conviction, with confidence and hope.” By announcing the Year of Faith, the Pope is trying to combat the spiritual plagues of our time that he has repeatedly warned against, secularism, poor catechesis, and religious indifference, by encouraging Catholics to learn and live their faith in public. Continue reading

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The Year of Faith: Making the Most of It

We are all probably intimately aware that the Christian Faith is in decline in the Western world. The Faith that once strongly under-girded our politics, our science, and our morality is now becoming a thing of the past. Faith separated from politics has an ugly past of intolerant secularism that eventually leads to totalitarianism. We can already presently see how Faith separated from morality results in human desire replacing the natural law. Faith separated from science has an ugly future of human eugenics.

With this disturbing picture, we can now understand why the Holy Father designated an entire year devoted to increasing our faith. The Apostolic letter which announced the Year of Faith is Porta Fidei meaning “Door of Faith”. Continue reading

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Catholic Bible Study: A tool for living out the Year of Faith

According to catholicnewsagency.com, Pope Benedict XVI announced in his letter “Porta Fidei” that the Year of Faith will commence October 11th of this year. Continue reading

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A Guide to Catholic Bible Studies for You & Your Parish

Kids aren’t the only ones headed back to school to start learning again after the long summer break. Adults in Catholic parishes across the country are also gearing up for their Fall Catholic Bible studies. I’m personally a big fan of Bible studies. I never get tired of learning more about my faith. I love discovering all the little nuggets and gems tucked away that are the reward of those who look for them. Continue reading

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FOCUS and Evangelization with Bible Studies

At what age do you think Americans are the least religious? Age 22. Only 17 percent of age 22 Americans, according to data from over 30 years of the General Social Survey, attend a religious service at least once a week. Continue reading

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New American Bible – Revised Edition

The New American Bible Revised Edition contains a more accurate translation of the Greek and Hebrew texts aided by modern historical and archeological discoveries. The NABRE is approved for personal and group study. Continue reading

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Top Catholic Women’s Bible Study Resources

Our top Women’s Bible study resources for personal and group study. Continue reading

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