Here you will find links for exploring Scripture more deeply.
While we have tried to ensure the suitability of these sites, please be aware that content on third-party websites may not necessarily express the views of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
Where websites are written from a broadly ecumenical viewpoint, these have been noted with an asterisk (*)
Scripture Working Group.
liturgyoffice.org.uk – Gift of Scripture
Gift of Scripture – the Bishops 2005 document can be found on liturgyoffice.org.uk
vatican.va – Dei Verbum
Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation – Dei Verbum. Pope Paul VI on November 18, 1965.
vatican.va – Verbum Domini
Verbum Domini – post-synodal apostolic exhortation issued by Pope Benedict XVI on the Bible.
vatican.va – Missal
General Instruction of the Roman Missal. Scripture, Prayer, Lectio Divina and the Divine Office.
Wednesday Word (parish version).
Sacred Space – Daily reflections from the Jesuits in Ireland.
biblesociety.org.uk – Lectio Divina
Bible Society Lectio Divina material*.
Universalis – providing liturgical and devotional resources online.
Divine Office – The Liturgy of the Hours is the prayer of the whole People of God.
lyfe – for young people and young adults*.
Scripture and Liturgy – Liturgy Office at the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
The Text This Week*.
The National Gallery in London.
Public catalogue foundation.
Catholic Biblical Association Scripture Notes.
Sunday Gospel reflection from Wednesday Word.
Pastoral Review Reflections.
Word on Fire.
Take and Read Series from Alive Publishing.
Catholic Bible School.
Biblesearch (with various Catholic editions)*.
Oremus Bible Browser (for NRSV edition)*.
Bible Gateway (with various Catholic editions)*.
New Advent – online Catholic encyclopedia.
De La Salle Brothers references to the Life of Jesus in the Gospels.
Catholic Biblical Association – Scripture Bulletin.
The Bible Timeline.
Bishops’ Conference Home Mission Desk.
Bishops’ Conference Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis.
Wednesday Word (school edition).
Bible Geek – for young people.
biblesociety.org.uk – Reel Issues
Sr Rose Pacatte’s film blog.
Faith and Film podcasts on catholicnews.org.uk.
Missio – the Catholic Church’s official organisation for overseas mission.
Catholic Biblical Federation
Catholic Biblical Association
United Bible Societies*
CAFOD – the Catholic Church’s official agency for overseas aid and development
Catholic Social Teaching
Aid to the Church in Need
Poverty and Justice Bible*