The Homiletic Directory from the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments will help deacons, priests, and bishops renew homiletic preaching. It answers the call from Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI to make preaching a priority for the Church.
A resource for priests and for all who want to meditate more deeply on the Eucharist and its relationship to the Church.
Based upon scriptural readings and the social teaching of the Church, the 'homily helps' for liturgical Year A help guide the homilist in making the connection between the Sacred Scriptures and society today.
Preaching is evangelizing, making the Word come alive for the People of God. This task is central to the New Evangelization and the Church's renewal. The bishops' statement Preaching the Mystery of Faith: The Sunday Homily, is directed toward priests, deacons, and seminary educators who prepare them to preach the Sunday homily in these times of confusion and relativism.
Ideal for priests, deacons, and those in formation for these ministries. It offers a practical examination of the principal ingredients for effective homilies.