Prayer nook

December 2022

In preparation for the Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Biblical Federation in April 2023, 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 Intention

Catholic Biblical Federation has been present in this region right from its inception in 1969; together with Europe, this is the oldest region in the Federation. It is also the largest, containing 34% of all CBF members in the world, best developed, and most active. Thanks to a fruitful cooperation of the CBF with the biblical department of the Council of Latin American Episcopal Conferences (CELAM), almost all countries in the region organize Bible Sundays, Bible Weeks, and Bible Months. Numerous biblical centers run by dioceses, religious orders, and lay associations offer a great variety of biblical courses in various formats, and organize countless Bible-based Church activities, often organized in cooperation with the United Bible Societies. Thanks to these efforts, the Catholic Church in Latin America stands as a shining example of a Church rooted in and build on the Word of God. Still, the challenge of providing sufficient funds for sustaining biblical ministry in the reality of political instability and the atmosphere of social inequality and conflicts remains.                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Monthly Readings Calendar

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Lectio divina material

News from the Region

Regional Meeting FEBIC-LAC
26 Nov 2022

The delegates of the member institutions of the Catholic Biblical Federation from the Latin America and Caribbean Region have met in an online meeting via Zoom on November 26, 2022.

CBF Cono Sur Zone has a new Zonal Coordinator
26 Aug 2022

Father Jackson Câmara Silva, INJ was appointed as the new Zonal Coordinator of the CBF Southern Cone Zone. Father Jackson succeeds Mr. Jaime Michea who served as zonal coordinator for the past two years.

Magister Gerardo García Helder - New Coordinator for CBF Latin America and Caribbean Region
26 Aug 2022

The Executive Committee of the Catholic Biblical Federation in its ordinary meeting on 26 August 2022 via ZOOM has considered the proposal of the Regional Committee of Latin America and the Caribbean presented through the Secretary General of the Federation and has appointed Magister Gerardo García Helder as the new Regional Coordinator of the Latin America and the Caribbean Region for the next triennium 2022-2025.

Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano

Instituto Pastoral Bíblica Salvador Carrillo Alday - México

Antilles Episcopal Conference

Escuela de Pastoral Bíblica - Panamá

Serviço de Animação Bíblia Paulinas - Brasil

ARGENTINA

Centro de Estudios Filosóficos y Teológicos - Argentina

Conferencia Episcopal Argentina

Previous intentions

This month

November 2022

North America

October 2022

Africa

September 2022

South Asia

August 2022

North-East Asia

July 2022

South-East Asia

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