Useful Links

Here you will find links for exploring Scripture more deeply.

» Our Work » Scripture » Useful Links

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 (*)

Catholic Bishops’ Conference (England & Wales)
Scripture Working Group.

A selection of Catholic teaching on Scripture – Gift of Scripture
Gift of Scripture – the Bishops 2005 document can be found on – Dei Verbum
Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation – Dei Verbum. Pope Paul VI on November 18, 1965. – Verbum Domini
Verbum Domini – post-synodal apostolic exhortation issued by Pope Benedict XVI on the Bible. – 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. – 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*.

Liturgy, Scripture and Art
The National Gallery in London.
Public catalogue foundation.

Scripture and the Lectionary
Catholic Biblical Association Scripture Notes.
Sunday Gospel reflection from Wednesday Word.
Pastoral Review Reflections.
Word on Fire.

Bible study
Take and Read Series from Alive Publishing.
Catholic Bible School.

Online concordances / Bibles
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.

Scripture and Evangelisation
Bishops’ Conference Home Mission Desk.
Bishops’ Conference Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis.
Wednesday Word (school edition).
Verbum Dei.
Bible Geek – for young people.

Scripture and Film – Reel Issues
Reel Issues*.
Sr Rose Pacatte’s film blog.
Faith and Film podcasts on

Bible Agencies / Organisations
Bible Society*.
Missio – the Catholic Church’s official organisation for overseas mission.
Catholic Biblical Federation
Catholic Biblical Association
United Bible Societies*

Daily Bible Reading Notes
Bible Alive
Living Space

Scripture and Justice
CAFOD – the Catholic Church’s official agency for overseas aid and development
Catholic Social Teaching
Pax Christi
Aid to the Church in Need
Poverty and Justice Bible*