Prep for Sunday's Mass

General Liturgical Resources worth having on your shelf:

Living Liturgy 2009 this is a comprehensive liturgy planning guide, with great homiletic resources and reflections for each of the various liturgical ministries to use throughout the week

Companion to the Calendar: Mary Ellen Hynes' book on the calendar is the best available.  I actually think it may have been written for young people, but it reflects the broadest scholarship, a global sensitivity, and awareness of civic and seasonal calendars as well as the liturgical calendar.

Jerome Biblical Commentary: If you want to dig deep into the exegesis of the Sunday scriptures, why look any further?  The New JBC is a great investment, and you get a good upper body workout just by carrying it around with you!

Preaching the Lectionary: Reginald Fuller's work on lectionary preaching is one of the best one-volumes available. Ecumenical, smart, and a quick one-page-per-Sunday read.

General Preaching Links and helpful resources:

Catholic Coalition on Preaching

Dominican HS Preaching Resources on the Internet

St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology

Crossroads Initiative Catholic Bible Study:

Phat Catholic Apologetics

Catholic Pages Directory

Here are some interesting preaching blogs worth exploring:

Word on Fire

Catholic Preaching

Catholic homilies

The Deacon's Bench

America Magazine's The Good Word

Dominican's Word to Life


8/10/2009 4:00:00 AM