On this week’s “Preach,” Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator, S.J, shares with host Ricardo da Silva, S.J., how thinking of the Gospels as stories can subvert hierarchical, monarchical, and even patriarchal readings of the Scriptures.
Preachers face a delicate balancing act: while crafting homilies to draw young people to the pews, they must also engage the elders, who make up the majority of the congregation. They also deserve homilies that resonate with the particular joys and challenges of their lives.
In this “Preach” episode, Sarah Hansman delivers a homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, and shares with host Ricardo da Silva, S.J., how her corporate experience prepared her to take risks and practice vulnerability in preaching.
Until the early 20th century, the Catholic Church in the United States was “the recipient of help from the church in other lands,” recalls Anthony Andreassi, C.O., in his homily for World Mission Sunday. “Now it is our turn to reach out to support others so that this important work of evangelization can continue."
Before the Rev. James Martin, S.J., set off for the Synod on Synodality currently underway at the Vatican, he shared with “Preach” host Ricardo da Silva, S.J., some of his insights for preaching the message of the synod in parishes.