Today Bishop Boyea’s Year of the Bible reaches Chapter 12 of the Acts of the Apostles, the book of the Bible which recounts the earliest days of the Church. Today’s chapter recalls the martyrdom of the Saint James and the imprisonment of Saint Peter, both at the command of King Herod. To read the chapter click here.
What is the relevance of these historical events to you and me? Here to answer that is Dr. Mary Healy, professor of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and an international speaker on topics related to Scripture, evangelization, healing, and the spiritual life. Dr. Healy is also general editor of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture and author of two of its volumes, The Gospel of Mark and Hebrews.