This week the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is celebrating National Bible Week 2015. In keeping with the Synod of Bishops on the Family and Pope Francis’ historic visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, this year’s theme is “The Bible: A Book for the Family”.
In order to help you, your family, and your parish celebrate National Bible Week, we’ve discounted a bunch of relevant resources:
- World Meeting of Families Bundle (33 vols.)
- New American Bible, rev. ed. (NABRE)
- The Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)
- Catholic Study Bible, 2nd ed.
- The Ignatius Bible: Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition
- Youcat: Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church
- The Daughters of St. Paul Reflections on the Daily Readings Collection (6 vols.)
- Catholic Bible Dictionary
- Jesus Our Brother: The Humanity of the Lord
- Letter and Spirit Collection (8 vols.)
- Daily Reflections on the Bible, Church Fathers, and Angels (3 vols.)
- The Word for Every Season (3 vols.)
- The Use and Abuse of the Bible: A Brief History of Biblical Interpretation
The USCCB has also put together several free resources for parishes and families, encouraging greater engagement with the Word of God. Take a look at their page for tips on making the Word part of your home life, to learn about the sacred practice of Lectio divina, or access an outline for a Scripture Vigil on the themes of Catholic social teaching.
National Bible Week ends on November 21—don’t miss this valuable opportunity to study Scripture with the greater Catholic community!