“The Holy Bible is like a mirror before our mind’s eye. In it we see our inner face. From the Scriptures we can learn our spiritual deformities and beauties. And there too we discover the progress we are making and how far we are from perfection.”
—Saint Gregory the Great
The Douay-Rheims translation of the Holy Bible is the traditional English translation of the Bible for Catholics. Let our high-quality, leather-bound version of the Douay-Rheims Bible adorn your family’s mantle and bookshelves!
Its beautiful binding, gold embossing, and stunning details make this copy the only version of the Bible you will ever need to own.
In addition to the text, this copy contains:
- New Testament maps
- Illustrations depicting the life of Christ
- A historical and chronological index
- Family record pages
Faithfully rendering the Latin Vulgate, the version of Scripture used traditionally in the Liturgy and approved by the Council of Trent, the Douay-Rheims historically has been the most important English translation of the Bible. The Douay-Rheims translation was the stand alone Catholic English translation of the Bible for over 300 years. Translated with profound respect for every word, the wonderful style of the Douay-Rheims Bible and the expansive annotations will make this Bible perfect for everyone.
Whether you are looking for a simple resource to help you encounter the word of God, to use in study, or to meditate upon the word of God, the Douay-Rheims translation is perfect for you!
“Let sleep find you holding your Bible, and when you head nods let it be resting on the sacred page.”
- Saint Benedict Press
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