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New Bible Study: "The Mass"

Posted 8/29/2020

The Fall Bible study will be starting soon and you are encouraged to be a part of it!  We have all been away from the Mass and reception of the Eucharist for a long time and as more of us are gradually being allowed to return, we may wonder “why?”…  Why would we set aside our new ‘routines’ to return to Mass?  This Fall’s 7-week Bible study, “The Mass” from Word on Fire and Bishop Robert Barron, will not only help you answer that question but also help you grow in your understanding of the Mass and come to a deeper level of participation and love for it!  We will continue to offer the same days and times as in previous years  -  Sunday evenings, Wednesday evenings, and Thursday mornings, but in trying to accommodate as many people’s comfort levels as possible at this time, we will be offering various options:  small discussion groups in-person at SJA, small discussion groups in individuals’ homes, and Zoom discussion groups.  Registration will  be after all Masses for three weekends beginning August 22/23.  Online registration is also available via Flocknote or on the SJA website.  Contact Kathy Call for any questions or to register via phone.

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Past Bible Studies

The Book of the Prophet Isaiah

Kingdom of Happiness

Oremus: A Guide to Catholic Prayer

”The Mystery of God: Who God Is and Why He Matters"

Letter to the Romans: "St. Paul's letter to the Romans has had a greater impact on Christian theology and history than any other writing by Paul. Romans is the fruit of some of Paul's deepest thought, prayer, experience, faith, hope and love." 

33 Days to Morning Glory: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat In Preparation for Marian Consecration
by Fr. Michael Gaitley

The Prophets - Messengers of God's Mercy
by Sarah Christmyer & Thomas Smith

 "DIVINE MERCY - In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told"
by Fr. Michael Gaitley as the 2016 Fall Bible Study program.

Abiding in Christ: Reflection on the Gospel of John
by Catholic Scripture Study

Catholicism: The New Evangelization
by Bishop Robert Barron

Lenten Bible Study: Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Deadly Virtues

Conversion: Following the Call of Christ

Here's What Past Participants Have Said

" I love studying my faith , seems like we are so busy much of our live-we don`t take time to realize what we have" 

" I like the opportunity to learn more about my religion land be around people who believe in God and are Catholic"

" I wan to have the ability to defend the doctrines of the Catholic religion"

"Bible study has literally changed our {my husband &I} spiritual life and growth"

"As a relatively new Catholic, I need to be moving through scripture with my new Catholic eyes and mind" 

"I have always wanted to join a Bible study, just happened to be invited at the right moment"

Additional Resources​

Additional Interesting Articles:

Please click on the following links for further inspiration.
- Father Barron adult Catechesis and Evangelization
- Internet guide to additional Catholic website links.
 -Carson Weber understanding the Scriptures Podcasts
- Deep in Scripture with Marcus Grodi, live radio scripture study with archives. Please scroll to the bottom of their page for the archives.
 - Sunday Bible Reflections by Dr. Scott Hahn
 - Mysteries of the Mass by Fr. Bill Holzinger
- Food for the Journey, by Sr. Ann Shields
- Catholic Answers Live radio program with archives.
 - Scripture study; Ancient and contemporary commentaries;Historical and archaeological info; Catechism references.
 - News and articles; Catholic Encyclopedia; The Church Fathers;The Holy Bible in Latin and English;Library of Church documents by subject.
-Variety of topics for your Catholic life today.   
- Cross Roads Initiative - Good resources for enhancing your independent Bible study by Marcellino D'Ambrosio 

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