Bible Study

Bible Study is for Catholics!

September 28, 2010

For my appearance on Morning Air with Sean Herriott on Relevant Radio today. I have often said “The Bible is a Catholic book. It is our heirloom. When I used the Bible against Catholics in my former life, I was picking fruit from a tree I did not plant.” The Bible is a Catholic book [...]

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Catholic Bible Study

September 27, 2010

I will be talking about Catholic Bible Study on Relevant Radio Tuesday at 7 AM and 9 PM Eastern time. You can listen at www.relevantradio.com. More soon.

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Article on Catholic Bible Study in “Faith & Family”

June 15, 2010

I was interviewed for this article on Catholic Scripture Study for which I write many of the studies (eg. Genesis, Acts, 1 & 2 Corinthians). It is a nice article. You can read it here.

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Just Finished 1 & 2 Corinthians – 275 pages!

April 1, 2010

After months of work I have just finished my commentary on 1 & 2 Corinthians for CatholicScriptureStudy.com. I am ecstatic! I enjoyed it thoroughly and learned a lot. I am glad it is done now since I leave for Israel on Saturday and can go without pressure. The night Jesus was put in prison over [...]

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Locked Away for Three Days

March 28, 2010

I am locked away to finish writing the commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians for CatholicScriptureStudy.com. I have two chapters and the Introduction left to write before leaving for Israel this weekend. Pray for me :-) I will keep up with the blog though! UPDATE: I am done! Thanks be to God. I finished on [...]

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Follow up for Sean Herriott’s Show Today

March 23, 2010

To follow up on my interview on Morning Air with Sean Herriott: Speaking today and tomorrow at Utica and Lake Zurich Illinois. See here. Lots of pilgrimages coming up including with Scott Hahn to Rome in May, Teresa Tomeo to Israel in June, Egypt/Jordan in February, and St. Paul Cruise in November. Click here. More [...]

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Always Nice to Meet CSS Students & Teachers

March 5, 2010

This is Jackie Stadler who has been using Catholic Scripture Study for a long time. She is from St. Rita’s parish in Dallas where I gave a parish mission last weekend. It is always good to meet the people who are so serious about studying Sacred Scripture — especially since I write the Lessons! She [...]

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Catholic Church: “Don’t Read the Bible!”

March 3, 2010

We often hear that the Catholic Church has forbidden the reading of the Bible! Have you heard this? Yeah, me too! But, this is another one of those big myths which has worked its way into the popular dialog but one that has not been proved from Church teaching and documents. There are two good [...]

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“What Bible Commentary Should I Use?”

March 2, 2010

I get this question all the time. I have an answer. A commentary is a book that gives information about passages in the Bible. It follows the text chapter-by-chapter, verse-by-verse and gives definitions, explanations, background material, Church teaching and more on each passage of Scripture. Thanks to Kevin Lay of Scepter Publishers (http://www.scepterpublishers.org/) I have [...]

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Archived Show I Did about Bible Study on Catholic Answers

February 24, 2010

You can listen to the archived show here. More listening options here.

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Busy at Home this Week

February 16, 2010

Home 4 days to work non-stop on writing CSS commentary on 1& 2 Corinthians. Check out Catholic Scripture Study CSS at www.cssprogram.net. Pray I get a lot done!

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Can Peter Walk on Water? Can Sinful Men be Infallible?

November 21, 2009

Is it possible for a sinful, fallible man to give an infallible interpretation of Scripture or an infallible definition of doctrine? If he is fallible and sinful, doesn’t that preclude his ability to be infallible when it comes to things of God? No. In fact while many Protestants would say the Pope cannot be infallible [...]

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Catholic Resources for iPhone

November 16, 2009

Yeah, I must admit — I am an iPhone devotee. I love the thing. One friend said it was life altering and I agree. I use it for many things to simplify (and often complicate) my life. One problem: I have all the Mass Readings and daily prayers, but when I whip it out at [...]

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Pope on Biblical Interpretation (I couldn’t agree more!)

October 27, 2009

Church has ultimate authority to interpret Bible, Pope reminds scholars Pope Benedict XVI met on October 26 with leaders of the Pontifical Biblical Institute, which is marking its 100th anniversary this year. The Pontiff reminded the Jesuit administrators of the Biblicum that the study of the Scriptures must take place in a context of Christian [...]

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New “Advent” Bible Study

October 22, 2009

This is a message from Gail Buckly, founder and President of Catholic Scripture Study International. This is the best Catholic Bible Study program for groups available. I have written several of the studies and know of the integrity of CSS both in regards tothe quality of study but also its faithfulness to the Magisterium of [...]

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Locking myself away

July 6, 2009

I am under pressure to finish the CSS Bible Study course on 1 and 2 Corinthians. I told Gail I’d have it done this summer. I am in the middle of chapter 1 and will be locking myself away a good part of the summer to get it done. Janet is the jailer with the [...]

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