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Word in and out of Season: Homilies for Preachers and Seekers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585950034
  • Publisher: Twenty-Third Publications/Bayard
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Advent & Christmas
Advent Season
1. Memory, Mystery, & Majesty 5
2. God the Thief 10
3. No Room 15
4. Rejoice 19
5. Second Thoughts 24
6. Emmanuel 29
7. Love Among the Ruins 33
Feast of the Holy Family
8. Tending to Your Treasure 39
9. Fear of Glory 44
New Year's Day
10. Three Resolutions 48
Baptism of the Lord
11. God Shows No Partiality 52
Lent, Easter & Pentecost
Lenten Season
12. The Scandal of the Cross 59
13. No and Yes for Lent 64
14. Mark Becomes a Christian (RCIA) 69
15. Faith: Risky Business 74
16. Holy Moses! 78
17. You Are My Sunshine 82
Easter Season
18. By the Seashore 86
19. Ordinary Folk 89
20. The Ragman 94
21. Knowing Who You Are 98
22. Mary's Fifteen Minutes of Fame 102
23. Signs of a Healthy Parish 108
24. The Janitor's Hands 112
Feasts & Celebrations
Christ the King
25. No Compromises 119
Trinity Sunday
26. A Relationship of Love 123
Body and Blood of Christ
27. Gather, Affirm, and Challenge 126
All Saints Day
28. Seeing As Saints 130
Mother's Day
29. Learning to Love 135
Mother's Day
30. Stand By Me 139
Father's Day
31. Fathers Count 145
Memorial Day
32. A Time to Remember 150
Fourth of July
33. Freedom, Hugs, and Napkins 155
Vacation Time
34. A Little Room of Your Own 160
35. A Woman for All Times 164
The Parables
The Prodigal Son
36. In the Details 171
The Good Samaritan
37. Who Is My Neighbor? 175
The Rich Man and Lazarus
38. A Sin of Omission 179
The Pharisee and the Publican
39. Stalking God 184
Lessons of Scripture
40. The Best Wine Saved 191
41. Gather the Children 195
42. Violence 199
43. Take Up the Cross 206
44. Burying Ol' Blue Eyes 210
45. On this Shaky Rock 215
46. Evangelization 220
47. Abraham and the Pleading 225
48. Greed 229
49. Planting the Unseen Future 234
50. The Lord of Division 238
51. The Narrow Door 242
52. Self-Esteem 249
53. Touched By an Angel 253
54. Sloth 258
55. Betrayal 263
56. True Treasure 269
57. So(w) We Must 272
58. All We Have Is Enough 276
59. The Troubles I've Seen 280
60. The Dirty Dozen 285
Notes, Sources & Credits 290
Index of Scripture 295
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