Summer Bible 2023

Catholic Bible Institute: Summer Bible Institute 2023

Eucharist and the Bible –  Catholic Bible Institute Summer Bible Institute 2023

Eucharist and the Bible was a powerful experience of Jesus in the Eucharist!

Over the course of five days we traveled along the Camino Real through each of the Archdiocese regions on a mission to satisfy the hunger we have for Eucharist. Six hundred people traveled with us, called to know more about Eucharist, its foundation in Scripture, its power to transform not only our lives but also the lives of every person we encounter. We were and are blessed by each other’s presence and faith.

Following the form of the Mass we began by entering the church In the San Pedro region where we learned from Fr. Juan Ochoa about our church building and its role in our life of worship. Then in Our Lady of the Angeles region Fr. Felix Just opened the Scriptural foundation of Eucharist to us as we hear in the Liturgy of the Word. In San Gabriel region Fr. Parker Sandoval helped brought us more deeply in our weekly encounter with Jesus through Eucharist in the Mass. Then in San Fernando region Dr. Stuart Squires helped us come to a better understand Jesus’s Real Presence in the Eucharist understood through Scripture and Sacred Tradition. And then Bobby Vidal showed us how to live out our Eucharist Charisms when sent forth by Jesus to live out the Blessed Sacrament in our daily lives.

Enjoy the videos below, download them, send them to your friends and family, and use them in RCIA, Sacrament Prep, and all forms of spiritual formation.

Monday, June 26 || Understanding the Catholic Church Building

Tuesday, June 27 || Biblical Foundations of Eucharist

Wednesday, June 28 || The Bible in the Mass

Thursday, June 29 || Real Presence in Scripture and Sacred Tradition

Saturday, July 1 || Living Our Eucharistic Charisms

A hearty Catholic Bible Institute thank you to our Summer Bible Institute speakers: Fr. Juan Ochoa, Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Fr. Parker Sandoval, Dr. Stuart Squires, and Bobby Vidal.

Thanks to Office of Religious Education Regional Coordinators: Terri Palmer, David Lara, Damaris Molina-Morales, Dana Couso, and Juan Pablo Garcia.

Thanks to our Parish hosts: Vicki Herrera at St. Philomena in Carson; Marian Kassabgui and Fr. Chris Fagan at St. Augustine in Culver City; Damaris Molina-Morales at St. Louis of France in La Puenta; Marietta Rodriguez at Holy Family in Glendale; and Teresa Runyon of Padre Serra in Camarillo. The hospitality and warm welcome of your communities was incredible!

Thanks to our onsite crew: Janine Solano for marketing, on site photography, and social media. David Kowal for video recording each evening, and putting together this outstanding video presentation. Thanks to all the staff at the Office of Religious Education and Office for Divine Worship for support and collaboration.

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