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Catholic priest's 'Bible in a Year' podcast leads Apple chart


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J-P Mauro - published on 01/11/21

Fr. Mike Schmitz takes listeners through the entire Bible in just one year.

Fr. Mike Schmitz has started a new podcast in 2021 that will cover the entire Bible in just a year. Aptly titled Bible in a Year, the show only began on January 1, but has already risen to the top of Apple’s Religion and Spiritality Chart. 

Each of the show’s daily installments tackles two to three chapters of the Bible, and also includes Fr. Schmitz’s insights and a closing prayer. At his current pace, he should finish with the Book of Revelation in late December.

Learn while listening

There are already nearly a dozen episodes of Bible in a Year, including those titled “In the Beginning,” “The Tower of Babel,” and “Trust in the Lord.” The entire show is free to listen to on Apple podcasts, Spotify, or the show’s website. On its official website, Ascension Press write of the show:

Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast follows a reading plan inspired by The Great Adventure Bible Timeline, a ground-breaking approach to understanding salvation history developed by renowned Catholic Bible teacher Jeff Cavins.

The website goes on to explain that listening through Bible in a Year is an educational endeavor. Their daily shows are designed to how all the pieces of the Bible fit together. Each episode will link together narratives with historical context and modern day references. In an interview with Daily Mail, Fr. Mike suggested that the episodes are as beneficial to the faithful as for those who just want to understand the Bible.

Bible in a Year uses the Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition. Each episode runs from 20 to 30 minutes. With more than 350 episodes left this year, now is the perfect time to start listening.

Click here to visit the official website of Bible in a Year, or listen on Spotify below.


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