The Catholic Family Connections Bible

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Edited by John M. Vitek, MA


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"One of the best predictors of lifelong faith practice is reading the Bible at home with your family.
Catholic families now have a Bible to call their own and to use at home throughout the year. Using the familiar Pray It! Study It! Live It! design, The Catholic Family Connections Bible provides an easy-to-use way for families to read and apply the Bible to daily life, and to learn more about their Catholic faith.
And Catholic parishes have a Bible with which they can build family and intergenerational faith formation programming, and support family Bible reading and faith practice at home.
Catholic families and parishes have been waiting for a Bible like this!

-John Roberto, Lifelong Faith Associates Editor, Lifelong Faith Journal

"The Catholic Family Connections Bible is the ideal resource to support and expand lifelong faith formation, at every age and stage of life. It has upbeat writing, keen observations, a pastoral tone, and excellent reflection questions. I recommend it without reservations!"

- Bill Huebsch

Director of the online Pastoral Center found at

Product Details

Translation: New American Bible

Copyright: June 15, 2010

Format: Hardcover

Size: 6.375 x 8.875

Length: 1968 pages

Item number: 4402

ISBN: 978-1-59982-093-4

ISBN-10: 1-59982-093-5

Special Feature

Saint Mary's Press welcomes the newest member of their Bible family!

The Catholic Family Connections Bible helps families connect to:

  • Each other- through family faith conversations
  • Faith through practices of prayer and devotion
  • Community-through participating in Christian service together

The Catholic Family Connections Bible uses the New American Bible text and is woven around the core content of the bestselling

Catholic Youth Bible? (loved by nearly two million Catholic young people), which includes:

  • Over 700 lively articles help you Pray It! Study It! Live It!©
  • Catholic Connection© articles provide a presentation of key Catholic doctrine
  • 28 articles address the seven principles of Catholic social teaching
  • 75 inspirational illustrations
  • Helpful index to life and faith issues
  • Easy-to-use glossary of Scripture-related terms
  • Sunday Lectionary readings for all three cycles
  • "Catholic Connections" index
  • "Sacraments Connections" index

The Catholic Family Connections Bible is the perfect companion to family based programs such as:

  • Generations of Faith
  • Whole Community Catechesis
  • Family Catechesis
  • Intergenerational Faith Formation
  • Growing in Faith Together (G.I.F.T.)
  • Life-long Faith Formation
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