Scripture Working Group

The Scripture Working Group was established in 2011 as part of the Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis.

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The broad aims of the group are:

  • To help network and support existing Catholic biblical initiatives
  • To promote and encourage new forms of biblical engagement in England and Wales
  • To identify areas for collaboration and strategic development nationally and internationally.

The first tasks that the group undertook were to write, develop and promote ‘The Word of the Lord’, a guide to the Vatican Document Verbum Domini, and to host a national consultative conference on Scripture and Mission in the life of the Church in 2013.

Another national gathering will take place in November 2015, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Vatican II Document, Dei Verbum. Further details will be available from February 2015.

The current members of the Scripture Working Group are:

The group is administrated by Bible Society.

Contributing Members

Diocese of Brentwood – What Good News!

The Liturgy Office

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