Prayer nook

October 2021

In preparation for the Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Biblical Federation in April 2022, we invite all members and friends of our Federation to pray for God’s blessing, the Holy Spirit’s guidance, and the intercession of Mary, the Mother of the Word, for all its regions and their activities. 

The intention for this month you can find here:

Presentation of the Region

Biblical ministry in the African Region is a fruit of an ongoing and lively cooperation between the Catholic Biblical Federation and the Biblical Center for Africa and Madagascar (BICAM). The latter brings together all Bishop’s Conferences on the continent. Its mission to promote the Bible and biblical formation among Catholics fits well with the mission of the Federation at large. CBF, for its part, contributes to the work of BICAM by coordinating activities of local biblical centers and institutions run by dioceses, religious orders, and lay associations. Noteworthy is the emphasis of this region on the translation of the Bible into local languages and its distribution. Thanks to the cooperation of the CBF and Kindermissionswerk from Aachen, an elaborate biblical-pastoral project, LectioYouth.Net, was developed and implemented for the youth and adults of Africa, with the aim of providing sound and advanced biblical formation available through the internet.

News from this Region

Biblical course for the youths
30 Aug 2021

The "Centre Catechetique et Biblique" (CCB) organised a short Biblical course for the youths in the  Diocese from 24 - 29 August.

ZAMBIA: Word of God, a Tool for Healing Tension Among the People
18 Jun 2021

 The Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) will hold a Bible Day in 2021.

+ Reverend Father Etienne Amouzou
06 Jan 2021

The Catholic Biblical Federation is united in prayer with the Church in Togo for the repose of the soul of Fr. Etienne Amouzou who for many years was engaged in the biblical apostolate at the level of the Episcopal Conference of Togo, a member of our Federation.

Msgr Mathieu Madega Lebouakehan (Gabon)

Conférence Episcopale du Gabon Commission Biblique (Gabon)

Paulinas África Austral (Angola - Moçambique - South Africa)

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (Nigeria)

Claret Biblical Apostolate (Cameroon)

Diocese Catholique de Muyinga (Burundi)

Divine Word Missionaries in Madagascar (Madagascar)

ILIZWI Biblical Centre (Zimbabwe)

Monthly Readings Calendar

Download printable Calendar (clicking on it)

Lectio divina material

Previous intentions

This month

September 2021

Oceania

August 2021

South-East Asia

July 2021

North-East Asia

June 2021

South Asia

May 2021

Middle East

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