Welcome The WORD 2021 Attendees

We hope you are enjoying the International Catholic Bible Summit. Here are a few resources to support your scripture study and to help you discover clarity, hope, and lasting peace.


Get your FREE copy of 40 Days in the Bible!

This downloadable reading plan for Lent and Easter Week (Year B) was created by Sarah Christmyer to help you meditate on the Ash Wednesday and Sunday Scriptures through Easter Week. A daily reading checklist is provided to help you keep track. God bless you as you read his Word!

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Preorder Your Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible Today!

Thoughtfully crafted by the world’s premier Bible designers and featuring the trusted and elegant Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition, this Bible is perfect for men and women, for individuals and groups, and for high school classrooms and adult faith formation.

Features include:

• exclusive cross-references revealing every Bible verse and passage that appears in the Catechism of the Catholic Church

• extra-wide margins for journaling and notetaking as you read

• essays, study guides, and reading plans from John Bergsma, Sarah Christmyer, Sonja Corbitt, Anthony Pagliarini, Mark Hart, and Meg Hunter-Kilmer

• the RSV2CE translation, noted for its clarity, elegance, and trustworthiness

• and much more!

Available in both hardcover and leathersoft editions. 

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The passes include:

• Lifetime on-demand access to all Summit presentations and workshops

• Ten Premiere Sessions with Mark Hart and special guests, including: Fr. Mike Schmitz, Lisa Brenninkmeyer, Chris Stefanick, Fr. Josh Johnson, Dr. John Bergsma, Jenna Guizar, Lino Rulli, Patrick Madrid, Fr. Antony Sortino and Sr. Joseph Andrew

• Two LIVE expert panel discussions with Mark Hart, Trent Horn, Mari Pablo, Fr. Ryan Mann, Sarah Swafford and Fr. John Parks

• Audio mp3 downloads of everything

• A 6-Part BONUS audio presentation by Dr. Scott Hahn, Can You Trust the Bible?

• Two BONUS talks by host Mark Hart, The Relentless Father and God's Great Masterpiece

Books by The Word 2021 Host & Speakers

Host: Mark Hart

Sarah Christmyer, Christopher West, Danielle Bean, John Bergsma, Kelly M. Wahlquist, Joel Stepanek, Fr. Rob Galea, Katie Prejean McGrady, Christopher Wesley, Sonja Corbitt, Matt Swaim, and Elizabeth Foss.

  • Featured Author

    Mark Hart

    Mark is the chief information officer and executive vice president of Life Teen International. He is an award-winning producer of Bible study DVDs and the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling and award-winning Blessed are the Bored in Spirit. He and his wife, Melanie, are the co-authors of Our Not Quite Holy Family.

  • Featured Author

    Sarah Christmyer

    Sarah Christmyer is a Catholic author, speaker, and adjunct faculty member at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the codeveloper and founding editor of The Great Adventure Catholic Bible study program and the author of Becoming Women of the Word.

  • Featured Author

    John Bergsma

    John Bergsma is a theology professor at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is the author of a number of books and academic works, including Bible Basics for Catholics, New Testament Basics for Catholics, and Psalm Basics for Catholics.

  • Featured Author

    Kelly M. Wahlquist

    Kelly M. Wahlquist is a Catholic author, speaker, and founder of WINE: Women In the New Evangelization. She serves as the director for the Archbishop Flynn Catechetical Institute in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

  • Featured Author

    Sonja Corbitt

    Sonja Corbitt is a Catholic author and speaker who has produced several multimedia Bible studies, including Fearless, Unleashed, and Exalted. She is the host of Evangelista Bible Study on CatholicTV and the host of Bible Study Evangelista Show on radio and podcast.