our most recent retreat
Thanks to everyone who joined us for this past summer’s Catholic Bible study retreat at Conception Abbey. These retreats just get better and better. Here we’re sharing a few photographs from our time together. Clicking will enlarge the pictures to give you a better look.
Below is a snapshot of our group with a few of the monks who joined us at our wine-and-cheese social on Saturday night. Back row from left: Father Peter, Brother Thomas, Abbot Benedict, Matthew, Jennifer, Patty, and Tami; front row from left: Diane, Deb, Emilio, Brother Cyprian, Celna, and Jose.
the video links are posted
Tami worked hard shooting and editing videos of our recent conferences. Here are the links:
- Old Testament Liturgy in the book of Revelation, Part I (1:29:02)
- Old Testament Liturgy in the book of Revelation, Part II (2:10:18)
- Old Testament Liturgy in the book of Revelation, Part III (1:11:41)
If you’re interested in watching videos from previous retreat, you can find links on our video page.
mark your calendars
We hope to see many of you at next summer’s retreat, which will be July 19 through 22, 2018. We’re working on several new studies between now and then, including Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Matthew is excited about comparing the Letter to the Romans and the Letter to the Hebrews for his conference talks, and we’re all looking forward to seeing where he leads us with that project.
join a Bible study
Tami’s Bay Area group isdoing our newest study, The United Kingdom of Israel: Foreshadowing the Reign of Christ the King. In Des Moines, Emily Duong’s St. Augustin evening group also is doing that study. Jennifer will join the St. Augustin morning group, who are studying volume I of Sing a New Psalm: Communicating with God through the Prayers of the Church. In addition, Matthew continues to lead a small year-round Des Moines-based group that serves as a pilot for many of our written studies. That group recently finished studying the Letter to the Romans and has begun to turn their attention to an in-depth look at the Gospel According to John.
expanded supplementary material
We’ve begun posting links to lesson videos to accompany our newest study, The United Kingdom of Israel: Foreshadowing the Reign of Christ the King. For this study, we’re adding even more information to our online study pages—-including maps, glossaries, and audio pronunciation guides. You can find links to the expanded supplemental pages in The United Kingdom directory under TtGW studies in the drop-down menu.
Lost in Translation, Matthew’s weekly online column about biblical languages, recently celebrated its fifth year. Past e-columns are available in our online archive, and you can sign up on our website to receive Lost in Translation by email every week.
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