from glory to glory encourages scriptural and communal prayer as a path not only to personal holiness but to helping the community achieve its mission of reaching out to others. it offers abundant practical advice about starting a prayer group based on biblical readings and provocative discussion questions. texts are selected from the Gospel of John and the Letters of Paul. this book is perfect for preparing homily
From the Upper Room to the Altar of the World
From the Upper Room to the Altar of the World is a collection of reﬂections on the Word of God. These reﬂections focus on the Eucharist and suggest that the Eucharist has to ﬂow from the Upper Room to the Altar of the World and thus it connects the Eucharist with the vicissitudes of life in the World. Though the reﬂections are not arranged according to the liturgical cycle of the year, most of the topics cover the Sundays of the liturgical Year. It is very useful for preachers, teachers, catechists, religious and seminarians.
Sunday Readings cycle A
This set of three volumes covers every Sunday and Holy day of Obligation for the whole of the liturgical cycles A, B and C. Every volume includes complete Scriptural texts of the Readings, and every Reading is accompanied by a lucid explanation of the pertinent verses in the Reading. The author then supplies basic thoughts on which a homily can be built and presented according to each priests's own individuality, thus allowing also for flexibility on the part of the preacher. The book is a great help to the priests, Religious and laity: it provides them with the Biblical data on each reading. It gives them the exact meaning of the Sacred text and of God's message and it provides very valuable ideas and suggestions for preaching, meditation and prayer.
Living the Lord’s prayer
Ultimately, the Lord's Prayer reveals more about how to live than how to pray. In The Lord’s Prayer, Jesus provided the greatest Christian teaching of the centuries on spiritual growth. This brief prayer with its simple words still speaks to those desiring genuine intimacy with God. Living the Lords Prayer points to Jesus’ teaching on community, love for the broken and isolated, holiness in an age of profanity, dealing with the evil within, resisting temptations, and more. Join David Timms as he examines each familiar phrase, uncovering a profound framework for a meaningful Christian life.
His Word is Life (Seasons and Feasts)
This book contains brief homilies for daily liturgical celebrations during the special seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter. It also includes homilies for days of Solemnities, Feasts and Obligatory Memorials. Written in simple and direct style by an experienced homilist, it is not meant to be a scholarly study of exegesis but a pastoral and devotional application of God’s Word to daily life in tune with the rhythms of the liturgical year. These inspiring homilies are meant for: - Those Who attend Weekday Masses and who are looking for simple and practical applications of the liturgical readings to their lives. - Those who cannot attend Weekday Masses, but who will like to spend time reﬂecting on the liturgical readings of the day at home. - Busy priests who have the demanding task of saying something relevant, simple and uplifting, based on the readings of the day, to the congregation.