The Bible with verse by verse commentary from the church fathers. Catena presents insights on the scripture by early Christian theologians whose faith is the basis of all Christians.
Catena (from Latin meaning “a chain”): brings the faith that was taught by Christ, preached by the Apostles and kept by the fathers. Contains homilies of the early church fathers whose teachings have enlightened our minds and our hearts. Commentaries from the original Church perspective speaks to the deeper experience in the roots of the authentic faith.
Catena presents a remarkable combination of historic insights and practical instructions in Christian living. Catena provides background information on the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the Scripture.
If you are looking for authoritative guidance in interpreting Scripture, understanding the early church, and learning how to apply the Word of God to your spiritual life, Catena will be a treasured resource for you
BIG CATENA UPDATE!
We have completely redesigned Catena! Faster scrolling, more reading space on cards, and a new clean interface.
We are working on bringing other features such as favorites and top 10, however most users are using the reading feature the most and this update will make the experience much better.
Please provide your feedback and ideas through the settings.
Ratings and Reviews
What a fantastic bible study resource!
The developers of this app have done all believers a tremendous service! Thank you all for putting together this collection of writings from the Fathers in such a powerful, beautiful, and easy to use package!
Catena is an excellent resource for anyone wishing to read what the fathers say on any given text. Though one must always put in the effort to investigate context, it is nonetheless a valuable aid.
This is app is truly great for teaching Sunday school lessons and personal research of the Bible, I have been greatly enlightened through it!!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.