Strategies for preaching Paul provides preachers with three strategies for preaching the Pauline reading in the Sunday Lectionary for mass during Ordinary time. The first shows preachers how to make use of the historical and literary background to the text. The second shows them how to interpret the text within its wider literary context. the final strategy suggests the important theological themes that should be preached.
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.
New Horizon Homilies
Pope John Paul II had challenged the Christian world to an evangelization that is new in Zeal, new in expression and new in method. NEW HORIZON HOMILIES by Philip John and Premdas is a response to the Pope’s invitation that captures the vision, the content, the techniques and the spirituality of a new evangelization especially in the third millennium. Though every day the Word of God is proclaimed at Mass throughout the world yet many still do not fully experience the power and the sweetness of God’s Word in their lives. This book of homilies is an attempt to relate God’s Word to the daily life of people hearing the Sunday Gospel and to help them to relish its sweetness. The authors’ rich experience over the past thirty years as preachers, teachers, rectors and editors has enabled them to prepare this volume with great practical application making it, at the
Doers of the Word
whether you are surrounded by the peaceful tranquility of an empty chapel or the anxiety-driven mad dash of the New York City rush hour, God is always there. He's there in stillness. He's there in the chaos. our call is to seek Him, find Him, and serve Him.
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.