Preaching Resources by Presenter

Alphabetical by Last Name



Deacon Dr. Frank Agnoli  Panel: "Challenges and Opportunities in Diaconal Preaching" 

Fr. Juan Alfaro "Predicando los evangelios: San Marcos" (Espanol) 

Sr. Ann Astell and Danielle Peters “Spiritualities of Lay Witness in the World”



Dr. Kimberly Baker “Preaching as Spiritual Formation: Augustine as a Guide

Msgr. Arturo Bañuelas  "La Palabra se hace carne desde el vestido de los pobres" (Español) 

Fr. Arthur Baranowski  “Forming Parishioners to Become “Hearers of the Word” Before They Come on Sunday

Bishop Robert Barron  "The New Evangelization and the New Media" 

Dr. Fred and Patricia Baumer "Spirituality: Preaching's Catalyst"

Dr. Kimberly Belcher  "When All Heaven Breaks Loose: Realizing Eschatology in Worship and Preaching"

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

Dr. Karla Bellinger  "The Holy Spirit and Listener Receptivity: Preaching that Soaks in like Good Butter on Warm Toast"

Dr. Karla Bellinger   "Liturgical Preaching and Evangelization" 

Dr. Karla Bellinger  “Fire in the Bones: The Mysticism of the Homiletic Encounter

Fr. Stephen Bevans, S.V.D. “From ‘Missions’ to ‘Mission’: Trinity, Globalization, and Baptismal Witness”



Archbishop Robert Carlson  "The Challenges Ahead for Catholic Preaching in the 21st Century"

John L. Carr  "Sharing 'Good News' in Tough Times: Directions and Dangers for Preaching in a Wounded Church and Divided Nation"

John L. Carr Evening Prayer Reflection

Catholic Association of Teachers of Homiletics (CATH) Panel  "Issues in Preaching Today"

Dr. John Cavadini "Preaching and Catechesis: Mending the Rift between Scripture and Doctrine"

Dr. John Cavadini and Fr. Thomas Weinandy, O.F.M. Cap. "Doctrine and the Sunday Homily"

Dr. John Cavadini  Panel Discussion: Dr. John Cavadini, Bp. Christopher Coyne, Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B., & Fr. Donald Senior, C.P.

Fr. Michael Connors, C.S.C. "To What Effect? Qualities of Effective Catholic Preaching and How to Get There"

Fr. Michael Connors, C.S.C.  “Preaching for Discipleship in the RCIA” 

Fr. Joseph Corpora, C.S.C.  Panel of Holy Cross Priests, "Preaching among the Poor"  

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne  "Preaching and the New Evangelization"

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne  Panel Discussion: Dr. John Cavadini, Bp. Christopher Coyne, Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B., & Fr. Donald Senior, C.P.

Fr. John Crossin, O.S.F.S.  "Ecumenical and Interreligious Sensitivity in Preaching"



Fr. Brian Daley, S.J.  "Speaking with 'the Art of Arts': Preaching as Skilled Leadership in the Early Church"

Faye Darnell and Jason Simon "Evangelical Catholics"

Fr. Kenneth Davis, O.F.M. Conv. "Becoming a Cross Cultural Preacher" (bilingual)

Fr. Guerric DeBona, O.S.B. "New Directions in Funeral and Wedding Homilies: The Preacher as the Minister of Hospitality in the Kingdom of God."

Fr. Guerric DeBona, O.S.B.  "Seven Steps for Effective Preaching"

Fr. Guerric DeBona, O.S.B. "Recovering Our Voice: Reflections on American Catholic Preaching before the Second Vatican Council"

Fr. Allan Figueroa Deck, S.J. "Intercultural Competency and the Sunday Homily"

Dr. Michael Downey  “The Vocation of the Lay Theologian as Baptismal Witness”

Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. "New Perspectives on Preaching from Verbum Domini"

Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. "Catechesis and Doctrine in Liturgical Preaching"

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

Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B.  Panel Discussion: Dr. John Cavadini, Bp. Christopher Coyne, Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B., & Fr. Donald Senior, C.P.


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

Rev. Dr. Richard Eslinger  "Plotting a Path for People to Follow"



Rev. Dr. Anna Carter Florence, Sermon on Exodus 1:8-14, 22, 2:1-10, "The Girls in the Reeds" 

Rev. Dr. Anna Carter Florence “Come Back When You've Found Something True: Reading and Rehearsing the Script in the Scripture”

Fr. Edward Foley, O.F.M. Cap.  The Storytelling Animal: Preaching and the Sciences

Dr. Zeni Fox “Lay Ecclesial Ministry as One Flowering of Baptismal Witness”



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

Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller  "We Preach a Living Word"

Dr. Ann Garrido "Preaching with Children"

Dr. Ann Garrido "Does It Resound? Creating Homilies that Both Echo Forth and are Received at the Other End"

Dr. Ann Garrido  Evening Prayer reflection

Dr. Ann Garrido  "I Want to See: Nurturing a Spirituality of Truth from the Pulpit"

Fr. Thomas Gaughan  "Preaching on a College/University Campus"

Fr. Edward J. Griswold  "Focus and Function: Kindling the Fire"

Fr. Edward J. Griswold "Pre-Conciliar Preaching in the USA"

Dr. Elizabeth Groppe “The One Spirit of Christ and a Broad Ecclesial Culture of Witness”



Rev. Serge Halvorsen  Iconic Biblical Preaching: Homily as Sacred Image

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

Msgr. Richard Henning  "Teaching Homiletics in Seminaries Using New Technology"

Sr. Catherine Hilkert, O.P. "Feasting at the Table of the Word: From Dei Verbum to Verbum Domini"

Msgr. Rick Hilgartner  "Preaching the Mystery of Faith: Funerals and Weddings"



Fr. Paul Janowiak, S.J.  That I might know how to answer the weary a word that will rouse them” (Is. 50.4): Preaching from the Inside Out” 

Fr. Paul Janowiak, S.J. "Meeting a Laboring World" From Idol Chatter to Holy Preaching"

Jack Jezreel “A Baptismal Faith that Does Justice”

Rev. Dr. Maxwell E. Johnson  “Ecumenical Renewal of Baptismal Spirituality”

Fr. J. Michael Joncas  "Preaching and Singing God's Word: A Ministerial Partnership"

Fr. J. Michael Joncas  "Preaching from and for the Liturgy"  

Fr. Joseph Juknialis  "Preaching Hope in a Post-Modern Age"



Deacon James Keating "Contemplative Homiletics: Being Carried into Reality"

Deacon James Keating, Sermon from Isaiah 62 "Go to the Poor"

Deacon James Keating  “The Mystery of Love, Beauty and Death: The Homily that is Prayer

Fr. Ron Knott  Claiming the Pulpit for Spiritual Leadership and Personal Sanctification



Curtis Martin "Made for Mission: Evangelizing Young Adults"

Dr. Timothy Matovina  “Hispanic Lay Movements in the Postconciliar Church”

Fr. Peter McCormick, C.S.C.  "Preaching for Youth Today: 'If You're Not Real, I'm Not Coming' ''

Dr. Susan McGurgan  "Sing to the Lord with Grateful Praise: Gratitude, Preaching, and Hope"

Dr. Susan McGurgan  “When We Remember Zion: Preaching, Memory, and Hope” 

Dr. Susan McGurgan  Panel: "Challenges and Opportunities in Diaconal Preaching" 

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

Megan McKenna  Navigating Mystery

Rev. Dr. Alyce McKenzie  "Making a Scene in the Pulpit: Vivid Preaching for Visual Listeners"

Fr. John P. Meier  Homily

Fr. John P. Meier  "Preaching at Mass: the Practice and Theory of One Elder Presbyter"

Deacon Joseph Michalak  "Teaching Homiletics in Permanent Diaconate Formation Programs"

Ian Mitchell  "Catholic Social Mission and the Sunday Homily"



Dr. Suzanne Nawrocki  If "Our Hearts are on Fire," What are Our Bodies Doing?

Fr. Jeff Nicolas and Dr. Sharon Schuhmann  "Igniting the Flame of Intentional Listeners: How to Set Ablaze the Preaching Encounter by Transforming Your Assembly Into Intentional Listeners"

Fr. Maurice Nutt, C.Ss.R. "African American Contributions to our American Catholic Preaching Challenge"



Dr. Timothy O'Malley “Savoring the Mystery: The Formation of Undergraduates in Preaching”

Dr. Deborah Organ  "Proclaiming the Word in Difficult Places: Insights and Practices"

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

Dr. Deborah Organ "Speaking the 'Grief inside our Bones': Preaching and Trauma"

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



Dr. Joseph Paprocki  "Preaching that Changes Lives" 

Danielle Peters and Sr. Ann Astell  “Spiritualities of Lay Witness in the World”

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

Ana Maria Pineda, RSM  "Romero and the Word"

Fr. Jorge Presmanes, O.P. "Predicación como Inculturación" (Español)



Fr. Ronald Raab, C.S.C.  "Bending toward the Light: Our Posture of Solidarity through Preaching"

Fr. Ronald Raab, C.S.C.  Panel of Holy Cross Priests, "Preaching among the Poor"

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

Bishop Ricardo Ramirez Homily

Sr. Barbara Reid, O.P. "Preaching the Cross of Christ"

Bishop Kevin Rhoades Homily

Sr. Theresa Rickard, O.P. "Fulfilled in Your Hearing's Challenge to Interpret Life in the Light of the Word"

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

Sr. Theresa Rickard, O.P.  "Preaching for the New Evangelization: Warming Hearts and Awakening Faith"

Kerry Robinson “Exhortations of Beauty and Meaning: The Role of Preaching in Spiritual Leadership

Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I. "Preaching In The Mother Tongue - Calming the Deep Fires inside our Listeners"

Bishop Sylvester Ryan  "Emmaus Revisited: Hearts Aflame through the Convergence of the Word Proclaimed and the Eucharist Celebrated"



Bishop Craig Satterlee "Where is Jesus When You Preach?"

Bishop Craig Satterlee  Evening Prayer Reflection: "Chosen, Gifted, Sent"

Bishop Craig Satterlee "Fulfilled in Your Hearing as an Ecumenical Contribution and Opportunity"

Bishop Craig Satterlee  “Seeing with Eyes of Faith: The Mystagogy of Ambrose of Milan” 

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

Sharon Schuhmann and Fr. Jeff Nicolas  "Igniting the Flame of Intentional Listeners: How to Set Ablaze the Preaching Encounter by Transforming Your Assembly Into Intentional Listeners"

Fr. Thomas Scirghi, SJ “Preaching: Telling the Faithful What They Want to Say

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

Jason Simon and Faye Darnell "Evangelical Catholics"

Fr. Donald Senior, C.P. "The Word of God: Source and Power of Preaching"

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

Fr. Donald Senior, C.P. Panel Discussion: Dr. John Cavadini, Bp. Christopher Coyne, Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B., & Fr. Donald Senior, C.P.

Deacon David Shea  "Entertain or Else! The Preacher as Performer in Attending to Augustine’s ‘Delight’" 

Deacon David Shea  "Preaching Feedback that Matters: Transforming Pious Platitudes into Powerful Preaching"

John "Jack" Shea  "Telling Stories, Making Points"

Dr. Christian Smith "Whom Are We Evangelizing?"

Dr. Richard Stern  "Fired Up or Burned Out?"



Deacon Mevin Tardy Panel: "Challenges and Opportunities in Diaconal Preaching" 

Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas Sermon on Lamentations 3:19-24: “Did Heaven Make a Mistake?”

Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas “Keepin’ It Real: Preaching, Jay-Z and Hip Hop Poetics”

Cardinal Joseph Tobin “Intensifying the Apostolic Activity of God’s People”

Deacon Guillermo Torres Panel: "Challenges and Opportunities in Diaconal Preaching" 

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

Fr. Paul Turner  “Preaching as Pastoring



Sr. Catherine Vincie, RSHM  "The Mystagogical Preacher as Community Spiritual Director" 



Fr. Bill Wack, C.S.C. Panel of Holy Cross Priests, "Preaching among the Poor" 

Fr. James Wallace, C.Ss.R. "Preaching as Imagining a Re-Newed World"

Fr. Thomas Weinandy, O.F.M. Cap. and Dr. John Cavadini "Doctrine and the Sunday Homily"

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

Dr. Deborah Wilhelm "Murder Your Darlings": How to Edit Your Words for Effective Preaching"

Fr. Oliver Williams, C.S.C. “Baptismal Witness in the World of Commerce”

Fr. Michael Woroniewicz  "Mystagogical Preaching throughout the Liturgical Year: How and When"