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The third installment in the “Come and See” Catholic Bible Study Series, The Synoptics invites you on a journey through the Holy Land and the Gospel texts of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Drawing insights from biblical archeology and the writings of the early Church Fathers, this study compares parallel passages from the three Synoptic Gospels to construct a vivid picture of the life and mission of Jesus Christ.

  • 22 lessons, approx. 60 min. each
  • Illustrated with classical art
  • Frequent references to the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • Memory verses from Scripture, quotes from the saints, popular Catholic prayers
  • Practical guidance for leaders: how to organize a study, what to expect
  • Large workbook format, with ample space to write/respond to questions

Level:  Basic, Foundational   

Also available in eBook 


Click to See   the  'Recommended Sequence of Study'  for the titles in this Series.


About the Series: Especially designed for families to do together, “Come and See” Catholic Bible Study series presents the rich heritage of the Catholic Faith in clear and simple language. With its practical direction for leaders, easy-to-use workbook format, and appealing design, this Bible study series is ideal for use in the classroom, home study, or parish catechesis.


Companion DVDs/VHSs Available:   These multi-media materials offer additional commentary from the authors and footage of the Holy Land.     DVD  -  VHS


View the  Introduction to the "Come and See" Catholic Bible Study Series from a sample video set (Moses & the Torah)



Click to View  sample lesson  from the "Come and See" Catholic Bible Study companion DVDs / VHSs.


About the Authors:

Monsignor Jan Majernik, from Slovakia, holds a doctorate in Sacred Scripture from the Franciscan School of Biblical Studies in Jerusalem and has studied at Hebrew University and the Biblicum. He has been a spiritual director for pilgrims to the Holy Land for 20 years.

Father Joseph Ponessa, SSD, was ordained in 1974. He earned a doctorate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, and reads Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, Latin, Arabic, Italian, Spanish, French and German. He serves in the diocese of Great Falls–Billings, Montana.

Laurie Watson Manhardt, PhD, earned a doctorate from the University of Michigan. She and her husband Jim participate in the “Come and See ~ Catholic Bible Study” in their parish, Saint Helen’s in Vero Beach, Florida.

Author Monsignor Jan Majernik and Laurie Watson Manhardt
ISBN 1-931018-31-6, 978-1-931018-31-9
Publish Date 2005
Pages 218
Size 8 ½” x 11”
Binding Paperback
Series Come and See

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