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Practical to Poetic: Preaching in Worship

Composer: Richard Fragomeni; Bob McCarty; Agnes Cunningham; James A. Wallace
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From five of today's most insightful Catholic professionals comes this new book in the WorshipWorks series. This practical guide to preaching explores a variety of subjects that will greatly benefit anyone involved in the art of preaching. Chapters include:
  • Chapter 1: Preaching the Cross at Christmas - Rev. Richard Fragomeni
  • Chapter 2: Young People Are Listening - Bob McCarty
  • Chapter 3: I Believe; Therefore I Preach! - Agnes Cunningham, SSCM
  • Chapter 4: Entertaining Evil - James A. Wallace, CSSR
  • Chapter 5: Poetics - Alan J. Hommerding

    An important tool for clergy, youth ministers, and anyone wishing to reflect on the aspects of preaching.

    About the Authors:

    Richard N. Fragomeni, a priest of the Diocese of Albany, New York, is associate professor of liturgy and preaching at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. He has collaborated with artist Michael O’Neill McGrath on Blessed Art Thou and At the Name of Jesus, and is the author of In Shining Splendor: Easter Meditations on the Exsultet, all from WLP.

    Bob McCarty is the Executive Director for the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry. He has been in professional youth ministry since 1973, offering workshops and training programs internationally in youth ministry skills and issues. Bob is also a volunteer in the youth ministry and catechetical program at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Fulton, Maryland.

    Sister Agnes Cunningham, SSCM, completed her studies in theology at the Facultés Catholiques in Lyon, France (1963-1967). She was professor of patristic and historical theology at Mundelein Seminary (University of Saint Mary of the Lake), Mundelein, Illinois (1967-1992). She lives in Champaign, Illinois, where she continues to study, translate, and write documents for her congregation, while serving as theological consultant in many areas of life in the Church.

    James A. Wallace, CSSR, author of Preaching to the Hungers of the Heart (Liturgical Press, 2002) and The Ministry of Lectors (Liturgical Press, 2004), is professor of homiletics at the Washington Theological Union. He is also co-author of Living the Word, available through WLP.

    Alan J. Hommerding is Senior Liturgy Publications Editor at World Library Publications. He is the author of Words That Work for Worship and Song of the Spirit: Texts for Sung Prayer, both available from WLP.
Preaching the Cross at Christmas
Young People Are Listening: Strategies for Preaching to Teens
I Believe; Therefore I Preach!
Preaching with Style-But Whose?
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