|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
Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans
by Glenn J. Corbett on January 19, 2020 at 3:12 pm
Who were the Nabataeans, the industrious Arab people who built the city of Petra and its towering rock-cut monuments over 2,000 years ago? The post Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
The Bethesda Pool, Site of One of Jesus’ Miracles
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on January 18, 2020 at 2:01 pm
The Bethesda Pool, where Jesus heals the paralytic man in the Gospel of John, is a complex site. It appears to have been a mikveh, or ritual bath. The post The Bethesda Pool, Site of One of Jesus’ Miracles appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
What Is the Oldest Hebrew Bible?
by Jennifer Drummond on January 18, 2020 at 2:00 am
The oldest Hebrew Bible texts are the Dead Sea Scrolls (c. 250 B.C.E.–115 C.E.), but the most nearly complete copies of the Hebrew Bible are codices from a thousand years ago. What happened in the period between these two discoveries? The Ashkar-Gilson Manuscript fills the gap in our knowledge of this interim period. The post What Is the Oldest Hebrew Bible? appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
3,000-Year-Old Hebrew Inscription Discovered
by Jonathan Laden on January 15, 2020 at 1:52 pm
A Hebrew inscription on a jar unearthed at Tel Abel Beth Macaah may resolve a long-running dispute about the extent of Israelite territory in the The post 3,000-Year-Old Hebrew Inscription Discovered appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.
Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City
by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff on January 15, 2020 at 4:00 am
Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres. The post Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City appeared first on Biblical Archaeology Society.