This concise, easy-to-use pastoral resource provides spiritual nourishment for extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion. Rooted in the Sunday gospels, this indispensable aid invites reverent and prayerful preparation for liturgical ministry. Living Liturgy™ for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion highlights the connections between the Word, Eucharist, and living in service of others. Ministers will find this resource to be formative for their own personal reflection and a helpful tool for facilitating prayer with people who are sick and homebound.
Living Liturgy™ for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion begins with the First Sunday of Advent 2023 and includes:
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Jessie Bazan helps Christians explore their life callings in her work with the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research. She is editor and coauthor of Dear Joan Chittister: Conversations with Women in the Church (Twenty-Third Publications) and teaches a course on Benedictine spirituality at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University.
Michele Dachtler Warner has been active in church music for most of her life, having been the first-ever cantor at her church in the early 1980s. While teaching voice lessons at Saint Mary's College (South Bend, Indiana) for many years, Michele also coached numerous leaders-of-song both with the Notre Dame Folk Choir and at workshops across the US and in Ireland. She is privileged to work and sing most often alongside her husband, Steven C. Warner.
Stephanie DePrezsp is an award-winning writer, teacher, and musician. She holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MM from UCLA. Stephanie taught music and theology in Jesuit classrooms for five years and worked as a parish music director for three. Her writing has appeared in the National Catholic Reporter, Grotto Network, Notre Dame Magazine, and FemCatholic.
M. Roger Holland, II, is a teaching assistant professor in music and religion and director of The Spirituals Project at the Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary in New York City where he received a master of divinity degree, Roger also served as artist-in-residence and director of the Union Gospel Choir for over thirteen years. Roger serves as liturgical music consultant for the Archdiocese of New York’s Office of Black Ministry and music director for their special masses at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
John T. Kyler is a Catholic author, educator, and speaker whose work focuses on the intersection of liturgy, justice, and healthy vulnerability in pastoral ministry. An instructor in the Emmaus Institute for Ministry Formation and a regular contributor to several pastoral magazines and journals, John holds a master of education from the University of Notre Dame and a master of theological studies from Saint John’s University.
Jessica Mannen Kimmet is a freelance writer and liturgical musician. Formerly a full-time college campus minister, she now spends her days overseeing a domestic church and the growth of her three young sons. She holds a BA in theology and music theory and a master of divinity, both from the University of Notre Dame.
Barbara E. Reid, OP, is a Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is the president of Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She holds a PhD in biblical studies from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She is the author of numerous books and is the general editor of the Wisdom Commentary series published by Liturgical Press.
Kate Williams is the vice president of sacred music at GIA Publications, Inc. She holds a bachelor of music composition from DePaul University in Chicago, as well as a masters of arts in liturgical studies from Catholic Theological Union in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago where it was her privilege to study as a distinguished Bernardin Scholar. She serves as a workshop leader, consultant, and musician in the Archdiocese of Chicago and abroad, following a passion to serve in multicultural, multigenerational communities, while mentoring young voices and building bridges through music ministry.
Father Ruberval Monteiro da Silva, a Benedictine monk, was born in Rolândia in the South of Brazil. He began praying with art during his novitiate year of religious formation and later earned a doctorate in theology and Christian iconography. Fr. Monteiro da Silva has created works in churches and chapels throughout Europe and teaches liturgy and arts at the Pontifical Liturgy Institute of Rome.