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 & Resources  

Bellinger, Karla J. Connecting Pulpit and Pew: Breaking Open the Conversation about Catholic Preaching. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014.


Verbum Domini. Vatican: The Holy See. Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2007.


Buttrick, David. Homiletic: Moves and Structures. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987.


Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments. Homiletic Directory. Vatican: The Holy See. Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2015.


Connors, Michael E., CSC, ed. Effective Preaching: Bringing People into an Encounter with God. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2018.


Connors, Michael E., CSC  Preaching for Discipleship: Preparing Homilies for Christian Initiation. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2017


Connors, Michael E., CSC, ed. To All the World: Preaching and the New Evangelization. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016.


Connors, Michael E., CSC, ed. We Preach Christ Crucified, Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2014.

Connors, Michael E., CSC, ed. What We Have Heard and Seen: Fostering Baptismal Witness in the World Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock/Pickwick Publications, 2017.


Craddock, Fred B. As One Without Authority. Revised edition. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2001.    


Craddock, Fred B. Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1985.


Davis, Kenneth G. and Jorge L. Presmanes, eds. Preaching and Culture in Latino Congregations. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2000.


DeBona OSB, Guerric. Fulfilled in Our Hearing: History and Method of Christian Preaching. New York: Paulist Press, 2005.

DeBona OSB, Guerric. Preaching Effectively, Revitalizing Your Church: The Seven-Step Ladder toward Successful Homilies. New York: Paulist Press, 2009.


Edwards, O.C., Jr. A History of Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004.


Eslinger, Richard L. A New Hearing: Living Options in Homiletic Method. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1987.


Eslinger, Richard L. Preaching and the Holy Mystery: The Eucharist as Context and Resource for Proclamation. Ashland City, TN: OSL Publications, 2016.


Eslinger, Richard L. The Web of Preaching: New Options in Homiletic Method. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2002.


Evangelii Gaudium. Vatican: The Holy See. Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2013.


Heille, Gregory, OP. The Preaching of Pope Francis: Missionary Discipleship and the Ministry of the Word. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015.


Hilkert, Mary Catherine. Naming Grace: Preaching and the Sacramental Imagination. New York: Continuum, 2002.


Jeter, Joseph R. and Ronald J. Allen. One Gospel, Many Ears: Preaching for Different Listeners in the Congregation. St. Louis, Chalice Press: 2002.


Long, Thomas. The Witness of Preaching. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1989.


Long, Thomas G. Preaching and the Literary Forms of the Bible. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1989.


Lowry, Eugene L. The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form. Expanded edition. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.


Mitchell, Henry H. Black Preaching: The Recovery of a Powerful Art. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990.


Mitchell. Celebration and Experience in Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2008.


Dei Verbum. Vatican: The Holy See. Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1965.


Roberts, Benjamin A. The Voice of the Bridegroom: Preaching as an Expression of Spousal Love. Eugene, OR: WIPF & STOCK PUB, 2021. 


Schlafer, David J. Your Way with God’s Word: Discovering Your Distinctive Preaching Voice. Boston: Cowley Publications, 1995.


Taylor, Barbara Brown. The Preaching Life. Boston: Cowley Publications, 1993.


Taylor, Barbara Brown. When God is Silent. Boston: Cowley Publications, 1998.


Tisdale, Lenora Tubbs. Preaching as Local Theology and Folk Art. Fortress Resources for Preaching. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1997.


Thomas, Frank. They Like to Never Quit Praisin' God: The Role of Celebration in Preaching. Cleveland: Pilgrim, 2013.

Troeger, Thomas H. Imagining a Sermon. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990.

Untener, Ken. Preaching Better: Practical Suggestions for Homilies. New York: Paulist Press, 1999.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Fulfilled in Your Hearing: The Homily in the Sunday Assembly. Washington, D.C.: United States Catholic Conference, 1982.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Preaching the Mystery of Faith: The Sunday Homily. Washington, D.C.: United States Catholic Conference, 2013.

Wallace, James A., ed. Preaching in the Sunday Assembly: A Pastoral Commentary on Fulfilled in Your Hearing. Commentary and Text. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2010.

Wallace, James A. Preaching to the Hungers of the Heart: The Homily on the Feasts and within the Rites. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2002.

Waznak, Robert P. An Introduction to the Homily. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1998.

Webb, Joseph M. Preaching Without Notes. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2001.

Whitfield, Joshua J. The Crisis of Bad Preaching: Redeeming the Heart and Way of the Catholic

Preacher. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press, 2019.

Wilson, Paul Scott. The Four Pages of the Sermon: A Guide to Biblical Preaching. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1999.

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