Scripture and Vatican II

Bibles Vatican Documents ACBO (Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario)
New Revised Standard Version: This is among the most accurate of translations. It is used in Mass readings in Canada. Vatican II Documents : The official documents of the Second Vatican Council (1963-1965) This council has shaped the Church over past 50 years. Family Life Resources: Resources for Fully Alive, the Elementary Family Life Program
Today’s English Version : This version of the Bible was created to be used by children and those who had English as a second language. The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC): A compilation of the official teachings of the Catholic Church. It was written in the 1990’s. Pastoral Guidelines to Assist Students of Same-Sex Orientation: Teachings and strategies on ministering to students of same-sex orientation
Readings for Mass for each day of the year:

Weekday-A

Weekday-B

Daily Readings

Catholic Doors

Universalis: Divine Office

General Directory for Catechesis (1998) (GDC) : The basis of faith formation from cradle to grave. Sections 85-86 give us the six tasks of catechesis which provide the strands for the Elementary Religious Education Curriculum.

Biblical Archeology Daily

Daily – Biblical Archaeology Society Bringing the Ancient World to Life

  • The Cruel End of Canaanite Azekah
    by Marek Dospěl on February 18, 2019 at 3:43 pm

    The gruesome discovery of four human skeletons at Tel Azekah poses questions about the final days of the Canaanite city and how those dramatic events might be related to the Bronze Age collapse of Mediterranean civilizations. The post The Cruel End of Canaanite Azekah appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society. […]

  • The Origins of Democracy
    by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on February 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    When we think of democracy, we usually think of the ancient Greeks, but identifying the exact origins of political practices can be tricky. The post The Origins of Democracy appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society. […]

  • The Athenian Acropolis
    by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on February 17, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    Prior to its destruction by the Persians in 490 B.C.E. and again in 480–479 B.C.E., the Acropolis was a sacred precinct with a temple to Athens’s tutelary goddess, Athena. The rebuilding of the Acropolis in the second half of the fifth century B.C.E. was the inspiration of the leader Pericles (c. 495–429 B.C.E.), who appointed the sculptor Phidias to supervise the entire project. The post The Athenian Acropolis appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society. […]

  • Lovers’ Tale
    by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on February 14, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    Theodore Feder explores how a second-century pagan love story alludes to the Biblical tale of Adam and Eve. The post Lovers’ Tale appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society. […]

  • The Song of Songs: Love Is Strong as Death
    by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on February 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    The Song of Songs (or Song of Solomon) from the Hebrew Bible is a love song beyond compare—although it has been compared to everything. Some have deemed it lewd entertainment. Others have sung its praise. The post The Song of Songs: Love Is Strong as Death appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society. […]