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Opening the Word: Leader Kit

Augustine Institute

Liturgical Year C

The Opening the Word Bible Study is a dynamic and exciting journey into the Sunday readings that will help you more deeply understand the Sunday readings, apply the teachings of the Word of God to your daily life, more deeply encounter Christ, and live your Catholic faith in a more powerful way.

Featuring a variety of experienced presenters including Dr. Tim Gray, Mary Healy, Scott Powell, Dr. Edward Sri and Ben Akers, the 52 videos are designed to facilitate thought and discussion for personal faith formation or in the context of a group meeting.

Personal Prayer Journals and Leader Guide Books are included in the Leader Kit.


The Leader Kit Includes:
-DVD Set
-Leader Guide Book 1 & 2 
-Prayer Journal Part 1 & 2

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1 GUIDE-Opening the Word: (Book 1)-LEADER GUIDE-A43

GUIDE-Opening the Word: (Book 1)-LEADER GUIDE-A43

 
1 JOURNAL-Opening the Word: (Book 1)-PRAYER JOURNAL-A44

JOURNAL-Opening the Word: (Book 1)-PRAYER JOURNAL-A44

 
1 GUIDE-Opening the Word: (Book 2)-LEADER GUIDE-A46

GUIDE-Opening the Word: (Book 2)-LEADER GUIDE-A46

 
1 JOURNAL-Opening the Word: (Book 2)-PRAYER JOURNAL-A47

JOURNAL-Opening the Word: (Book 2)-PRAYER JOURNAL-A47

 


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