2014 Preaching Conference

To All The World: Preaching and the New Evangelization

University of Notre Dame, June 25-27, 2014


Video recordings of all the presentations are available at these links:



Fr. Timothy Radcliffe, O.P.: "Preaching: Conversation in Friendship"

Fr. Virgilio Elizondo: "La Virgen de Guadalupe: Icon for the New Evangelization"

Sr. Jamie Phelps, O.P.: "Contextual Preaching in an Intercultural Society"

Fr. Gregory Heille, O.P.: "The Preaching of Pope Francis"

Cardinal Donald Wuerl: "Preaching, Teaching and the New Evangelization"



Fr. Michael Schaab: "Homiletics in the Evangelizing Parish"

Sr. Honora Werner, O.P.: "Forming Preachers for the New Evangelization"

Christian Smith: "Whom Are We Evangelizing?"

Fr. Jude Siciliano, O.P.: "Preaching with Evangelical Dynamism"

Fr. Paul Turner: "Preaching and the Rites of Initiation"

Curtis Martin: "Made for Mission: Evangelizing Young Adults"

Deborah Organ and Susan McGurgan: "Mighty Words from Creative Spaces: Historical and Contemporary Proclamation of Catholic Women"

Fr. David Garcia: "Bilingual Preaching and Catholic Social Teaching"

Jason Simon and Faye Darnall: "Evangelical Catholics"

Fr. Donald Senior, C.P.: “Preaching the Mystery of Faith”

Hosffman Ospino: "Evangelizing Latinamente: Insights and Questions from the Latino Half of the Church in the U.S."

Karla Bellinger: "Ten Ways to Make it Stick: The Importance of Connection for Preaching

Sr. Theresa Rickard, O.P.: "Small Christian Communities: The Evangelizing Word in Action

Panel: "Challenges and Opportunities in Diaconal Preaching" Susan McGurgan, Deacon Melvin Tardy, Deacon Frank Agnoli, & Deacon Guillermo Torres

Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B.: "Preaching the Resurrection: the Central Content of New Evangelization"


Masses at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart:

Thursday, June 26, 2014: Bishop George Murry, S.J. (Youngstown, OH), presider and preacher

Friday, June 27, 2014, Feast of the Sacred Heart: Archbishop Joseph Kurtz (Louisville, KY), presider and preacher