The Bible is the Word of God. In the Bible, God reveals who He is, which is fulfilled in Jesus Christ.
Whether you are a child or adult, the Bible can be very hard to understand.
In this Bible handout, you will find useful resources including videos, books, and websites to help adults deepen their understanding of the Bible.
Fr. Mike Schmitz
- Ways to Read the Bible - Fr. Mike Schmitz - https://youtu.be/6hb7nSL1gKU
- Learning How to Love From the Bible - Fr. Mike Schmitz - https://youtu.be/j_HVkquls-w
- Old Testament God Vs. New Testament God - Fr. Mike Schmitz - https://youtu.be/HtXAQzqVv5s
- Do Catholics Follow Old Testament Laws? - Fr. Mike Schmitz - https://youtu.be/sDQQ0U8FHAE
- Did God Change? - Fr. Mike Schmitz - https://youtu.be/r433colAK2Y
- Where is Lent in the Bible - Fr. Mike Schmitz - https://youtu.be/IZS5M_kjb2E
- Not Everything in the Bible Is Morally Good - Fr. Mike Schmitz - https://youtu.be/5YXu9ugwjLc
- Salvation History from Chosen by Ascension - https://youtu.be/Y2d8n1tMmzg
What is Lectio Divina - Fr. Josh Johnson - https://youtu.be/gKYEOc3ik9k
Scripture Should Stand Alone? - Jason Evert - https://youtu.be/ur2VtGL3ndU
Movies on the Bible
- The Bible Miniseries Trailer - https://youtu.be/qkZ5NUAjuE4
- Son of God Trailer - https://youtu.be/-Hsl5UG9O_c
- Risen Trailer - https://youtu.be/xxgm2TJr2m0
- Jesus of Nazareth - https://youtu.be/50IiF1rTTGQ
Children & Teens
- Superbook - https://youtu.be/fn-wEOpPsMo
- David and Goliath - Minecraft - https://youtu.be/lf39lefpgW0
- Get Up and Walk - Outside Da Box - https://youtu.be/CrNJtFivlCM
Tom Leylo (ChurchVidTV)
- How to Read the Bible - https://youtu.be/lfyS9B-vbMg
- Peter Walking on Water - https://youtu.be/rZJ-Llgbvok
- The Bible by Decision Point - https://youtu.be/HePwUbOHFi0
- The Bible by Matthew Kelly - https://youtu.be/_ajUcMAcm_A
- The Scriptures by Matthew Kelly - https://youtu.be/WlrfIrlH4ZE
Fr. Michael Nixon
- The World's Biggest Bible Study - Fr. Michael Nixon - https://youtu.be/tcpNcyiYiZQ
- The Book of Genesis - Fr. Michael Nixon - https://youtu.be/GvyXNF_Vc-o
- Why Does the Catholic Bible Have More Books? - Fr. Michael Nixon - https://youtu.be/IUxPTZS7cEY
- Do Catholic Doctrines Conflict with the Bible - Trent Horn - https://youtu.be/7ODjj5xJUOg
- Why are Protestant Bibles Smaller - Trent Horn – https://youtu.be/t_dsHmqRM1o
- Is Sola Scriptura reasonable - Trent Horn - https://youtu.be/_g72zamBPFk
- The Bible Made Me Catholic - Tim Staples - https://youtu.be/YawFHH8-hyM
- The Eucharist in the Bible - Tim Staples - https://youtu.be/caoem_4UayU
- The Bible and the Immaculate Conception - Tim Staples - https://youtu.be/dKVh-e_-PAU
- Deep in Scripture with Tim Staples - https://youtu.be/KHelmFVTvSE
Bishop Robert Barron
- How to Read the Bible - Bishop Robert Barron - https://youtu.be/Ha5flTRTZWY
- Violence in the Bible - Bishop Robert Barron - https://youtu.be/1A65Wfr2is0
- Biblical Religions - Bishop Robert Barron - https://youtu.be/OlGUPAk2_MU
- Deep Misunderstandings of the Bible - Bishop Robert Barron - https://youtu.be/htxOjJHB5-8
- Bishop Robert Barron on Bill Maher and Biblical Interpretation - https://youtu.be/ZGDDKlXl488
- Nature and the Biblical God - Bishop Robert Barron - https://youtu.be/MzxomUWcYZU
- Biblical Keys for Hope and Understanding - Jeff Cavins - https://youtu.be/moZVZYEu3O0
- Praise and Thanksgiving - Jeff Cavins - https://youtu.be/yEgtWvnM6Gk
- Reading the Bible - Jeff Cavins - https://youtu.be/OJwE5LhjfXE
Dr. Scott Hahn
- The Word of God and the Life of Prayer - Dr. Scott Hahn - https://youtu.be/NuvB2AGI_tw
- How to Read the Bible - Dr. Scott Hahn - https://youtu.be/1Eh6W7m42oo
- The Bible and Theology - Dr. Scott Hahn with Fr. Robert Barron - https://youtu.be/Tw6TCu6LwAE
Apologetics 101 - Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers - https://youtu.be/NwD7qlj71Hs
Scripture and Tradition - Fr. Mitch Pacwa - https://youtu.be/9QjL4Dw7Lkw
A Biblical Walk Through the Mass - Dr. Edward Sri - https://youtu.be/CkcmsxgW7_Q
- Bible History - Creation and the Fall of the Angels - https://youtu.be/Xm4rDHuBzb4
- Bible History - Creation of Adam and Eve - https://youtu.be/CQs0-h3hqBc
- Bible History - The First of Our First Parents - https://youtu.be/e0aSSpdzlHk
- Bible History - Cain and Abel - https://youtu.be/I8Fbr6Z2bxQ
- Bible History - The Deluge - https://youtu.be/46VH_D_Q2mY
- Bible History - Noah's Offering and His Children - https://youtu.be/qzVG_Euh2tE
Bible & Catholic Resources
Just a small sample of great Catholic books
- Illustrated Catholic Children’s Bible published by Aquinas Kids
- New Catholic Picture Bible published by Catholic Book Publishing Company
- Bible for Young Catholics published by Pauline Books and Media
- My Big Book of Catholic Bible Stories published by Tommy Nelson
Teen & Adult Bibles:
- Fireside Catholic Youth Bible published by Fireside Catholic Publishing
- Catholic Teen Bible published by LifeTeen
- The Catholic Study Bible published by Oxford University Press
- New American Bible Revised Edition (or New American Bible)
General Information about Catholicism:
- Tell Me About the Catholic Faith for Small Children by Ignatius Press
- Tell Me About the Catholic Faith from the Bible to the Sacraments by Ignatius Press
- 100 Things Every Catholic Teens Should Know By Mark Hart and Todd Lemieux
- Did Adam & Eve Have Belly Buttons (199 questions by Catholic Teens) & Did Jesus Have A Last Name (199 questions by Catholic Teens
By Matthew Pinto
- Bible Basics for Catholics By John Bergsma - Foreword by Scott Hahn
- Ask the Bible Geek By Mark Hart
- The Scripture Source Book for Catholics By Rev. Peter Klein
- Parenting with Grace: The Catholic Parents’ Guide to Raising Almost Perfect Kids By Dr. Gregory K Popcak and Lisa Popcak
*Some movies may have mature content.
- Bible Miniseries - Keith David(Actor), Darwin Shaw (Actor), Crispin Reece (Director), Tony Mitchell (Director) Rated: PG-13
- Son of God - Darwin Shaw(Actor), Sebastian Knapp (Actor), Christopher Spencer (Director) Rated: PG-13
- Risen - Joseph Fiennes(Actor), Peter Firth (Actor), Kevin Reynolds (Director) Rated: PG-13
St. Jane Parish Website - Parent Online Resources
A wealth of online resources are available on the St Jane Frances de Chantal website. Under the menu button you will find a Catholic Media tab that will lead you to several subcategories.
Daily Mass Reading
You can go online and preview the Mass readings ahead of time. Read them together as a family.
Christian Reviews of Movies, TV, Music, Video Games, Books
Plugged In exists to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving you and your family the essential tools you need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which we live. Through reviews, articles and discussions, we want to spark intellectual thought, spiritual growth and a desire to follow the command of Colossians 2:8: "See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ."
Ascension Presents is an evangelistic platform bringing entertaining, faith-filled, and dynamic presenters straight to your news feed. By providing engaging content for our audience that reflects the good, the true and the beautiful we hope to bring their hearts closer to Christ.
Bible Gateway is your rich social and personal connection to freely read, research, and reference Scripture on your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone . . . anywhere; in more than 200 versions and more than 70 languages! Its simple yet advanced searching capabilities allow you to quickly find and compare particular passages in multiple Bible translations based on the keywords, phrases, topics, or Scripture references you have in mind. Catholics use the New American Bible (Revised Edition) translation of the Bible.
Busted Halo is a unique media resource that utilizes a relevant and accessible voice to help people understand the Catholic faith, put it into practice in their everyday lives, and share it with others.
Our vision is for a more joyful and meaningful experience of Catholicism that positively impacts people's lives. At Busted Halo, we aim to bring the joy of the Gospel to all people in innovative and creative ways. Through articles, video, podcasts, radio, and social media, we aspire to help Catholics embrace their faith more fully.
Cat Chat has a creative and talented team of graphic and web designers, illustrators, writers, compilers, editors, producers, musicians and singers, Cat.Chat strives for excellence in every aspect of the ministry. Celebrating their 15th year of operation in 2016, Cat.Chat has created a bank of Catholic music and resources that have proven to be 'classics' for families, schools and churches.
Catholic Answers is one of the nation's largest lay-run apostolates of Catholic apologetics and evangelization. Its mission statement explains its purpose: Catholic Answers is an apostolate dedicated to serving Christ by bringing the fullness of Catholic truth to the world. We help good Catholics become better Catholics, bring former Catholics "home," and lead non-Catholics into the fullness of the faith.
Catholic Bible 101
Catholic Bible 101 has information to help Catholics find certain topics in the Bible in order to share the Catholic Faith with others.
Catholic Kids Bulletin
Free materials that help children better understand the weekly Mass readings.
The Catholic Toolbox
The Catholic Toolbox has resources for the classroom or at home, which include activities, crafts, games, puzzles, worksheets, lesson plans, classroom tips, etc. for all ages.
Catholic Mom has articles and resources for Catholic families.
Catholic Icing has a large supply of articles, coloring pages, crafts, activities, lesson plans, worksheets, etc.
Catholic Playground is a family apostolate that has expanded far beyond dot-to-dots and coloring pages. New ideas are created and tested regularly. Everyone contributes, from the oldest members of the family to the 2 youngest members, who love to test new CP ideas (especially the recipes!).
Catholic Youth Ministry
As a Eucharist-centered movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. With the Blessed Virgin Mary as our intercessor and guide, Life Teen seeks to unleash the fullness of the Sacramental power present within the young Church.
Share and watch family safe videos online at godtube.com! Upload and watch Christian, funny, inspirational music, ministry and more.
More 2 Life (radio station)
Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak
Dr. Gregory Popcak, who co-hosts More2Life with his wife Lisa, is the Executive Director of the Pastoral Solutions Institute, an organization dedicated to helping Catholics find faith-filled solutions to tough marriage, family, and personal problems. The author of over a dozen popular books integrating solid Catholic theology and counseling psychology (including; Parenting with Grace, Beyond the Birds and the Bees), Dr. Popcak is an expert on the practical applications of the Theology of the Body. Through the Pastoral Solutions Institute, he directs a group pastoral tele-counseling practice that provides ongoing pastoral psychotherapy services to Catholic couples, individuals and families around the world.
These are a few of the countless resources available online to you and your family. Many are found on the St. Jane website.
Formed.org (Free for St. Jane Parishioner) – has great videos and audio talks. Here is the link about how to sign up for Formed - https://www.stjanesofeastonpa.com/catholic-media/formed-faith-formation-media/
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