Bible

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.

Ways to Relate the Bible to Our Lives

 

Videos

Fr. Mike Schmitz

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

Children & Teens

Tom Leylo (ChurchVidTV)

Matthew Kelly

Fr. Michael Nixon

Trent Horn

Tim Staples

 

 

Bishop Robert Barron

Jeff Cavins

Dr. Scott Hahn

 

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

 

Matt Fradd

 

 

Bible & Catholic Resources

Just a small sample of great Catholic books

Children Bibles:

  • 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

MOVIE IDEAS

*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

 

Websites

Daily Mass Reading

http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/

You can go online and preview the Mass readings ahead of time. Read them together as a family.

 

Plugged In

www.pluggedin.com

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

www.ascensionpresents.com

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

https://www.biblegateway.com/

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

http://bustedhalo.com/

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

https://www.catchat.ca/

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

www.catholic.com

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

http://www.catholicbible101.com/howtoreadthebible.htm

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

http://www.catholickidsbulletin.com/

Free materials that help children better understand the weekly Mass readings.

 

The Catholic Toolbox

http://catholicblogger1.blogspot.com/

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

http://www.catholicmom.com/
Catholic Mom has articles and resources for Catholic families.

 

Catholic Icing

http://www.catholicicing.com/
Catholic Icing has a large supply of articles, coloring pages, crafts, activities, lesson plans, worksheets, etc.

 

Catholic Playground

http://www.catholicplayground.com/

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

http://lifeteen.com/

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.

 

Godtube

www.godtube.com

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)

https://avemariaradio.net/program/more-2-life/

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

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/

About Us

St. Jane Parish is a family rooted in our faith in Jesus Christ and our devotion to his Church.  We strive always to be a welcoming community, with our doors open to all who seek the Lord.

Address: 4049 Hartley Avenue
Easton, PA 18045

Phone: 610-253-3553

Fax: 610-253-5711

Email: info@stjanesofeastonpa.com

 

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