|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
Tomb of Kings Now Open!
by BAS Staff on June 1, 2020 at 3:57 pm
After more than a decade of renovations totaling almost one million euros ($1,100,000), the Tomb of the Kings in Jerusalem is now open to the The post Tomb of Kings Now Open! appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Alternative Facts: Domitian’s Persecution of Christians
by Mark Wilson on May 31, 2020 at 12:30 pm
“Alternative facts” and “fake news” are not just a contemporary phenomenon. On occasion ancient writers similarly tried to spin their version of the truth. One such claim was that Roman emperor Domitian was a great persecutor of Christians. The post Alternative Facts: Domitian’s Persecution of Christians appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Beth Shean in the Bible and Archaeology
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on May 30, 2020 at 1:48 pm
Beth Shean plays an important role in the Bible following the death of King Saul and as a major Israelite administrative center. Excavations over the past century have revealed what archaeology (and the Bible) can—and can’t—tell us about the site’s history. The post Beth Shean in the Bible and Archaeology appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Was Jesus a Jew?
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on May 29, 2020 at 12:30 pm
Was Jesus a Jew? Some people claim that Jesus was a Christian. Some have claimed that he was an Aryan Christian. But in recent decades scholars have been returning to ancient historical settings and discovering the Jewish Jesus. The post Was Jesus a Jew? appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
In the Footsteps of Paul during COVID-19
by BAS Staff on May 28, 2020 at 12:37 pm
Each spring I am somewhere in the eastern Mediterranean, leading a BAS group that’s visiting archaeological and biblical sites. But with the outbreak of the The post In the Footsteps of Paul during COVID-19 appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.