|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:
|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
Sacred Prostitution in the Story of Judah and Tamar?
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on August 7, 2020 at 1:32 pm
While some scholars suggest that temple prostitution was practiced in ancient Israel, Edward Lipiński argues that neither the Bible nor archaeology provides any clear evidence that Israelite religion incorporated the sexual rites of Canaanite goddesses. The post Sacred Prostitution in the Story of Judah and Tamar? appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Classical Corner: The Antonine Plague and the Spread of Christianity
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on August 7, 2020 at 3:09 am
Did the Antonine Plague influence shifts in religious practices at the end of the second century C.E.? The post Classical Corner: The Antonine Plague and the Spread of Christianity appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
BAR Test Kitchen: Babylonian Unwinding Stew
by Jennifer Drummond on August 5, 2020 at 4:01 am
There’s nothing better than a steaming hot bowl of soup on a chilly fall day. While the residents of ancient Mesopotamia did not experience cold The post BAR Test Kitchen: Babylonian Unwinding Stew appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
The Ancient Library of Alexandria
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on August 4, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Ptolemy’s grandest project, begun in 306 B.C.E., was the Library of Alexandria, a research center that held one million books by the time of Jesus. The post The Ancient Library of Alexandria appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Arnona: Administrative Center Found from time of Jerusalem Kings
by Jonathan Laden on August 3, 2020 at 12:28 pm
The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of a major 2,700-year-old governmental administrative center in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem. They found a large The post Arnona: Administrative Center Found from time of Jerusalem Kings appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.