This monthly serial commentary explores each of the three weekly Scripture passages, and includes discussion questions for individual or group use. RCIA teams, parish leaders, homilists, and those involved in adult faith formation agree that "Exploring" is an inexhaustible source of instruction, wisdom, and challenge. Available in four-page print format as a single subscription or parish bulk mailing.
A homily planning service for priests, deacons, and anyone involved in breaking open the Sunday readings for the assembly. Includes fresh weekly essays based on the lectionary selections by Alice Camille, plus archives of exegetical material, story starters, prayers, Scripture links and catechism links by an array of talented lay and ordained ministers of the church. Included with each electronic subscription is a regularly increasing assortment of "special needs" homilies for baptisms, weddings, funerals, and special feasts. Also included is an archive of reflections for the weekday cycle of readings and the "Thursday Update" feature, linking current events to the weekend readings. This is comprehensive homily help at the press of a button!
Prepare the Word homily service earned the 2008 Awards of Merit from the Associated Church Press in the following categories:
- Best Publication Web Site
- Noteworthy Bible Resource
"Testaments" has won numerous awards from the Catholic Press Association, the Associated Church Press, and the interfaith Religion Communicators Council:
"The most important ingredient in this series is the author, a woman with marvelous writing skills and an eye for spiritual reality— and a theological degree to boot."Associated Church Press
"This is world-class writing... [These articles] are breathtaking in their clarity and insight. Alice Camille tells a good story, one that is always interesting in itself but that also leads the reader into meditation on the deeper truths the story hints at." Catholic Press Association
This new daily prayer aid makes the Benedictine practice of praying throughout the day "doable" for the laity. Contains texts for Morning and Evening Prayer, as well as Scripture readings for the day. Essays on spirituality, Scripture, and the saints display the rich diversity of the Catholic tradition both old and new. Alice Camille is an occasional contributor to the Scripture reflections.
Looking for a way to catechize the whole parish in one daily dose? Help has arrived! Take Five for Faith is a collaboration of a team of writers, catechists, priests, and parents (including Alice Camille) ready to assist you in the task of adult faith formation. In just five minutes a day, parishioners can learn about Scripture, the saints, liturgy, prayer, the Catechism, social justice teaching, the church fathers, and more. Arrives electronically to your parish weekly for easy transfer to the bulletin or parish-wide e-mail, or in individual subscriptions. Year-round and seasonal subscriptions available.