During the months of August and September St. Francis Xavier will be holding a Bible Drive to ensure that our parishioners have a good version of Sacred Scripture in their homes. Not all Bibles are the same we recommend the Revised Standard Version – Catholic Edition. During the coming year we will holding Bible Study Classes and Adult Education sessions which will feature heavily on the role of Sacred Scripture in the life of the Catholic. St. Jerome said that “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” We hope that we can encourage a renewal of Scripture reading within our community and it all starts with a good copy of the Holy Bible.
We will have the Ignatius Bible, the Revised Standard Version – Catholic Edition (RSV-CE) in various different formats for your perusal during August and early September. There will be paperback, hardback, leather-bound, large-print and compact formats to view. You will be able to order your choice of Bible and we will have them for collection at the end of September at which time you can pay for it. Deacon David’s first Adult Education session on September 25, will be about the importance of Sacred Scripture in the life of the Catholic.