A Bible designed to make Scripture more accessible to Catholic women, focusing
on deepening their spirituality by nurturing a love for God and his Word and
teaching them how to use Scripture in prayer and daily life. It consists of the
NRSV text with the deuterocanonical books, 260 Daily Meditations drawn from
classic and contemporary sources, weekend meditation, character sketches of
women of the Bible, and articles on living the Catholic traditions.
The Catholic Women’s Devotional Bible is designed specifically to nourish a
woman’s spirituality, making it easy to form a habit of daily prayer and
reading. It includes a year’s worth of meditations, drawn from classic and
contemporary sources, all written by women.
Designed especially to meet the needs of Catholics and those accustomed to
liturgically-based forms of worship, it includes a six-year reading plan tied to
the lectionary, making it easy to locate readings for daily and Sunday
liturgies. Additionally, each weekend devotional is based on the life of a
particular woman of the Bible, helping you see the relevance of her story today.
Each book of the Bible is preceded by a brief introduction highlighting its
historical context and its most important themes. Additional articles focus on
topics like the sacraments, holy days, the liturgy, and spiritual direction,
explaining the link between tradition and Scripture to help you gain a greater
understanding of your faith. Meditations are drawn from a rich variety of
Joan Wester Anderson
Sister Wendy Beckett
Esther de Waal
Catherine of Siena
Julian of Norwich
Joyce of Rupp
Teresa of Lisieux
Scripture offers wisdom for important everyday issues like relationships,
marriage, child-rearing, simplicity, prayer, and finding real peace. If you dip
into it regularly, it will become a well of continual refreshment, nourishing
your faith and strengthening your sense of God’s loving presence in your life.
260 Daily Meditations.
52 Weekend Devotions, Focusing on
Women of the Bible.
50 Tradition Articles Linking
Scripture with Important Elements of Catholic Life and Faith.
Complete NRSV, Catholic Edition.
6-Year Reading Guide Keyed to the
Book & Bible Cover Size:Medium
Page Count: 1824
Paper Edge Description: White
Type Point Size: 8.9
Size: 5.6 wide x 8.4 high x 1.3 deep in. | 142 wide x 213 high x deep
Weight: 1.885 lb | 854 grams
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