Prayer nook

May 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

CBF Southern and Western Europe Subregion gathers the countries of the European part of the Mediterranean, and all the Anglophone and Francophone countries on the continent. This region played an important role in the initial stages of the Catholic Biblical Federation’s growth, due to its historic relationship with countries on other continents. These European countries facilitated the process of connecting the Federation to the rest of the world and establishing its presence there. Today, the process has been somewhat reversed, and Europe benefits and is animated by the biblical vigor of those formerly “mission territories”. Still, the implementation of the principle that the Bible ought to inspire and guide the entire pastoral ministry in the Church remains a main challenge for the tradition-based Church in the countries of the Southern and Western Europe.

News from the Federation

+ Fr. Anton Gessler SVD
16 Jan 2023

In grateful memory of the SVD Congo missionary Fr. Anton Gessler, SVD (April 22, 1938 Friedrichshafen - 15.1.2023 Sankt Augustin)

New edition of “The God who Speaks” Newsletter
30 Apr 2022

The new, May edition of ‘The God who Speaks’ – an email newsletter created by the God who Speaks Team at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales in partnership with Bible Society – is already online.

New edition of “The God who Speaks” Newsletter
04 Jan 2022

The edition 19 of ‘The God who Speaks’ newsletter is already online.

Towards the CBF 10th Plenary Assembly: Catholic Biblical Federation in Southern & Western Europe

On the way towards the CBF Plenary Assembly we've presented the reality and future perspectives of the Southern and Western European Sub-region in the interventions of some representatives of the institutions that compose it.

Prof. Santi Grasso: Conferenza Episcopale Italiana - Associazione Biblica Italiana

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Previous intentions

This month

April 2022

Central Europe

March 2022

Middle East

February 2022


January 2022

CBF 10th Plenary Assembly

December 2021

Latin Americaand the Caribbean

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