June 22, 2022

Tag: Homilies

Do Catholics Really Need Shorter Homilies?

I suppose it was only a matter of time before someone applied the fast food concept to religion. Well, that someone turned out to be New Mexico Archbishop John C. Wester, whose concern about COVID-19 led him to order all priests in his diocese to...

Six Sermons I’d Like to Hear

In Catholicism the Liturgy of the Eucharist has been more central to the Mass than the Liturgy of the Word. As a result, seminaries traditionally gave less attention to the Homiletics course and Catholic sermons were often lacking in quality...

Politics And The Pulpit

The question of whether politics should have a place in the pulpit has been with us for decades. At times dormant, it has arisen again as the 2014 elections draw near, and it poses a dilemma for religious leaders. The IRS rules forbid religious...