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The Deacon's Ministry of the Liturgy

Frederick Bauerschmidt

The Deacon's Ministry of the Liturgy
The Deacon's Ministry of the Liturgy
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eISBN: 9780814648483, E4848

Details: 132 pgs,
Publication Date: 05/09/2016
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The Deacon's Ministry of the Liturgy offers a concise and accessible introduction to the liturgical aspects of the ministry of the diaconate. The book covers not only the practical side of liturgical ministry—what the deacon does in various liturgical celebrations—but also roots of that ministry in Scripture and tradition, as well as reflecting on the role of the liturgy in the spiritual life of the deacon.

Frederick Bauerschmidt is professor of theology at Loyola University Maryland and a permanent deacon of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, assigned to Corpus Christi parish. He is the author of several books, including Thomas Aquinas: Faith, Reason, and Following Christ and Why The Mystics Matter Now.

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For deacons who want to fulfill their liturgical role with more faith and understanding, for those who wonder what deacons may and may not do, for those curious about the history of the diaconate, for priests who share responsibilities with deacons, for men considering a call to the diaconate, for anyone seeking a better view of what deacons do and who they are, Deacon Frederick Bauerschmidt offers sure-footed information, pastoral guidance, and inspirational confidence.
Rev. Paul Turner, Pastor, St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kansas City MO, Author, Let Us Pray: A Guide to the Rubrics of Sunday Mass

Deacon Frederick Bauerschmidt deals in very practical terms with the multifaceted aspects of the deacon's liturgical ministry, but also with the spirituality of his service. There is a superb balance struck between attending to the `situational awareness' of the liturgy and the deacon's prayerful participation. Quite simply, The Deacon's Ministry of the Liturgy is splendid and I cannot recommend it highly enough.
Deacon Owen F. Cummings, Academic Dean and Regents' Professor of Theology, Mount Angel Seminary