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How to Make Homilies Better, Briefer, and Bolder: Tips from a Master Homilist [Paperback]

By Alfred McBride (Author) & Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan (Preface by)
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Sincere, encouraging, and downright practical, Fr. McBride s How to Make Homilies Better, Briefer, and Bolder makes it easy to connect with your parishioners every Sunday and drive them to a higher calling. Blending simple-to-follow instructions, proven strategies, and the occasional rule, this guidebook encapsulates 50 years of sermon mastery from one of the most notable preachers of our time. Develop the skills to: *Create compelling twelve-minute Sunday homilies *Deliver memorable speeches that resonate in parishioners hearts and minds *Transform lifeless homilies into irresistible calls to action Comprehensive yet compact, How to Make Homilies Better, Briefer, and Bolder includes practical steps for overcoming public-speaking fears and time-saving tips for finding relevant stories that warrant sharing. Includes special tips for weddings, funerals, and Masses for children. Each chapter begins with a brief story about Church history s greatest preachers, from Augustine to present and draws a practical lesson from them.

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"My own study of Church history has led me to conclude that every period of genuine renewal in the Church has been characterized by a revival of sound preaching." --Most Rev. Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of Milwaukee

Sincere, encouraging, and downright practical, Father McBride's How to Make Homilies Better, Briefer, and Bolder makes it easy to connect with your parishioners every Sunday and help them apply their faith to real life. Blending simple-to-follow instructions, proven strategies, and the occasional rule, this guidebook encapsulates 50 years of sermon mastery from one of the most notable preachers of our time. Develop the skills to: Create compelling twelve-minute Sunday homiliesDeliver memorable speeches that resonate in parishioners' hearts and mindsTransform lifeless homilies into irresistible calls to action

Comprehensive yet compact, How to Make Homilies Better, Briefer, and Bolder includes practical steps for overcoming public-speaking fears and time-saving tips for finding relevant stories that warrant sharing. Includes special tips for weddings, funerals, and Masses for children.

Great homilies are a key to thriving parishes. Whether you're a veteran pastor, new priest, or permanent deacon, this invaluable resource will make the most of your weekly preparation

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Item Specifications...


Studio: Our Sunday Visitor
Pages   158
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.99" Width: 6.13" Height: 0.38"
Weight:   0.49 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 4, 2007
Publisher   Our Sunday Visitor
ISBN  1592761984  
ISBN13  9781592761982  


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More About Alfred McBride & Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Fr. Alfred McBride is a member of St. Norbert Abbey. He holds a doctorate in religious education from the Catholic University of America. In his 58 years of ministry, he has served as professor, novice master, university president and was the founder and executive director of the department of religious education at the National Catholic Educational Association.

Alfred McBride currently resides in the state of Massachusetts.

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be a better preacher  Mar 22, 2008
This is an exxcellent resource book.I highly recommend it to all preachers as an excellent step to improving sermons.
 

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