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Bible studies

 

On this page you will find the dates for 2016-2017 series of Bible talks and some of the recordings from 2014

 


 

Scripture from Scratch: Praying your Way to Easter with St John’s Gospel by Sr Anne Walsh OP

Where: Niland Conference Centre, Rosary Priory, 93 Elstree Road, Bushey Heath, Herts. WD23 4EE

When: 7.30-9.00pm, 9 & 23 February; 9 & 23 March; 6 April 2017.

Registration is required. Email at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk and indicate your name and the date of the event. If you do not have an access to the Internet, please leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078. Suggested donation £5 per session.

 

Mark Gospel: A basic handbook for discipleship with Fr John Hemer

This series of talks consist of 6 self-contained lectures. Participants are very welcome to attend all the series or some of the lectures. All the lectures will be audio recorded and available on the diocesan website at http://rcdow.org.uk/faith/adult-formation/bible-studies/

Where: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

When: 7.00-8.30pm

Mon 23rd Jan 2017

Mon 20th Feb 2017

Mon 20th Mar 2017

Mon 15th May 2017

Registration is required. Email at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk and indicate your name and the date of the event. If you do not have an access to the Internet, please leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078. Suggested donation £4.

 

 

 

RECORDINGS

Scripture from Scratch series of talks: Biblical Models of Discipleship (Central London)

 

Tue 20th Oct 2015, Overview of the Programme by Brian Purfield

 Mon 9th Nov 2015, Biblical Theology of Vocation by Fr John Hemer

 Wed 2nd Dec 2015, Mary as Model Disciple by Brian Purfield

 Mon 18th  Jan 2016, Isaiah and his teachings as a model of how to respond in faith to changing circumstances by Fr John Hemer

 Thu 25th Feb 2016, Peter: Model of Reconciled Disciple by Brian Purfield

 Mon 14, Mar 2016, “How does Jesus teaching in the parables help us live our vocation? by  Fr John Hemer

 Tue 12th Apr 2016, Mary Magdalen: The Witnessing Disciple by Brian Purfield

 Mon 9th May 2016, Paul: The Missionary Disciple, How Paul helps people live out their Christian vocation in differing circumstances? by  Fr John Hemer

 Sat 11th June 2016, 10.00am – 2.00pm Retreat Day by  Brian Purfield

 

Recordings of the Scripture from Scratch Programe of 2014-2015

OPEN/INFORMATION EVENING: BIBLE FROM SCRATCH

PowerPoint presentation

Handout

Notes

10 points for fruitful Scripture reading 

Introduction (1st Part)

Introduction (2nd Part)

Introduction (Q&A)

Session for Parish Readers

PowerPoint presentation of the Session for Parish Readers

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE GOSPELS

Notes

PowerPoint presentation

THE GOSPEL OF MARK

Notes

PowerPoint presentation

 

THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW

Notes

PowerPoint presentation


THE GOSPEL OF LUKE

Notes

PowerPoint presentation

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT: EXODUS EXPERIENCE & COVENANT (Fr Peter Burrows)

THE GOSPEL OF JOHN (Fr John Hemer)

APOCALYPTIC WRITING

(Please note this recording is in two sections)

THE PROPHETS

INTRODUCTION TO PAULINE WRITINGS

PAULINE THEMES (Fr John Hemer)

THE PSALMS (Fr John Hemer)

What is next?

Bible studies attract people from all walks of life and they all bring different expectations. There are many different ways to study the Bible. One of the ways is to listen to good talks on the Bible. The quality of the speaker is most important in this case. Some parishes go with “one-off” talk and some run a series of talks on the Bible.

The second, and perhaps most common approach is to have a Bible study group when one of the parishioners or individual group leader leads the group. Many different materials can be used. Some of them provide a good explanation of the text to be reflected on and prayed about. Any good Catholic bookshop will have a number of Bible study guides on offer. It is up to the group to decide how and what they would like to do.   

If the parish is interested in getting some help, please contact the Agency for Evangelisation.

Bible Studies

Praying the Scripture

"We must not forget that in our cultural context, very many people, while not claiming to have the gift of faith, are nevertheless sincerely searching for the ultimate meaning and definitive truth of their lives and of the world." Benedict XVI, Porta Fidei

Contact us

Ausra Karaliute

Ausra Karaliute STL

ausrakaraliute@rcdow.org.uk

Tel: 020 7931 6078