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

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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.

Great homilies are the key to thriving parishes. Whether you re a veteran pastor, new priest, or permanent deacon, this invaluable resource will enhance your skills as a lecturer, listener, and leader.

Note: Content helpful for any parish staff who speaks to groups.

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During his lengthy career as a priest, Father Alfred McBride served as head of the religious education department of the NCEA, taught preaching at Blessed John XXIII Seminary, and became widely known for his inspiring homilies.

He is the author of numerous books, including the best-selling Essentials of the Faith.

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