Another thing I’ve been doing lately is printing up data such as prayers and lists and even a diocesan map of the country with the names of all the bishops so I can pray for them by name. I also printed up the “Year of Faith” prayer and other prayers we pray at the end of Mass.
Then I glue them to the extra blank pages in the front and back of the Bible using a “restickable” glue stick that makes them like those post-it memos. I can pull them out and replace them later with no damage to the Bible pages. Oh yeah, I also got a round corner punch to make them pretty (and avoid dog ears).
I guess the “customize” bug really bit me…
But when my new leather bound Baronius D-R Bible arrives in the mail, I may rethink this whole issue and keep it pristine – at least for as long as I can stand it.