Welcoming the Word in Year A: Building on Rock (Google eBook)

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Liturgical Press, 2007 - Religion - 237 pages
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In this volume of weekly reflections on the Sunday Lectionary for Year A, Verna Holyhead calls us not only to hear the Word of God, but to act on that Word. Her reflections shed light on what it means to be human, to be people of God, in today's world. Using Scripture, poetry, and history, these meditations move readers beyond a static understanding of the weekly readings to an appreciation for how the readings impact and reflect their lives. Drawing on the Rule of St. Benedict and the Benedictine tradition, the reflections provide another way by which believers may contemplate the Liturgy of the Word.

As a sourcebook for pastoral ministry or a reference for personal or communal reflection, this volume will assist believers who desire to engage more deeply with the Word.

Verna Holyhead. SGS, is an Australian Sister of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St. Benedict. She leads retreats, lectures, and writes, with an emphasis on biblical scholarship, liturgical insight, and pastoral challenge.

  

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Contents

The Season of Christmas
13
The Season of Lent
28
The Season of Easter
50
The Season of Ordinary Time
88
With the Gospel as our guide
197
Scripture Index
233
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Verna Holyhead. SGS, is an Australian Sister of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St. Benedict. She leads retreats, lectures, and writes, with an emphasis on biblical scholarship, liturgical insight, and pastoral challenge.

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