Bible Study

Bible in a Year with Fr. Mike Schmitz of Ascension Presents

If you’ve struggled to read the Bible, this podcast is for you.

Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz and featuring Jeff Cavins, guides Catholics through the Bible in 365 daily episodes starting January 1st, 2021.

Each 20-25 minute episode includes:

  • two to three scripture readings 
  • reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz
  • and guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in his Word.

Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast for Catholics follows a reading plan inspired by the Great Adventure Bible Timeline®  learning system, a groundbreaking approach to understanding Salvation History developed by renowned Catholic Bible teacher Jeff Cavins.

Tune in and live your daily life through the lens of God’s word!

The Great Adventure’s color-coded Bible Timeline™ Learning System has already helped more than one million Catholics learn the big picture of salvation history.


  • It simplifies the Bible by focusing on 14 narrative books that tell the story of Scripture from beginning to end.
  • It divides the Story into 12 time periods, like chapters in Salvation History.
  • It ties all of Scripture together by following God’s “family plan” from Adam and Eve to Christ and the Church.
  • It makes it easy to remember by color coding each of the time periods.
  • And much more!


The heart of The Great Adventure is The Bible Timeline™ Learning SystemThe Bible Timeline™ Learning System ties all of Scripture together by following God’s “family plan”… from Adam and Eve to Christ and the Church. With its unique color-coded system, you will learn the major people, places, and events of the Bible and see how they all come together to reveal the remarkable story of our faith. A Life-Changing Approach to Scripture!