As you know, there is a synod happening in Rome. It will be working on themese related
Thumbnail image for bible.jpgto the sacred Scriptures. This synod and our study of the Bible is essential to our spiritual life and our life in the Catholic Church, so spend time with materials that will broaden your scriptural horizon. The synod and the Year of Saint Paul are apt for our times.

 

The 29 September 2008 issue of America Magazine published worthwhile articles on the
Synod of Bishops on the Word of God. They are worth your consideration.

 

Abbot John B. Klassen, OSB, “Ever Ancient, Ever New

 

Bishop Richard J. Sklba, “Nourished and Ruled By Sacred Scripture

 

Father Richard J. Clifford, S.J., “The Original Testament

 

Father John R. Donahue, S.J., “A Hymn With Many Voices

 

Father Ronald D. Witherup, S.S., “From Council to Synod

 

Doctor Pheme Perkins, “Sowing the Word

 

AND when you’re finished with the above, read John Allen’s article here.