Author: Fr Bill Bausch6 X 9" -- 344 pages
Effective preachers know that the best homilies come
from stories. Humorous or sad, powerful or simple,
factual or fictional, a good story can breathe life into a
As Fr. Bill Bausch says, telling stories can help
preachers recapture the original “wow” of the gospel.
In his newest collection of more than 70 masterful homilies,
Fr. Bill is at his storytelling finest, seamlessly weaving timely, intriguing stories into Gospel truths. From “Bill Barth and the Little Tin Box” to “iPod and I, God,” Bill spreads his usual wisdom and humor into every liturgical season and cycle from Advent through Lent, Easter and Ordinary Time. Fans of Fr. Bill will find plenty of material for feast days, funerals,
holidays, and the current issues of our day. Each homily can
be adapted to suit any preaching style or faith community.Peek Inside! See the Table of Contents, Introduction, and a Sample Chapter from this book.
Fr. Bill also includes a generous supply of suggestions
and tips for delivering homilies that resonate deeply.
They’re perfect for priests, deacons, lay ministers,
teachers, RCIA groups, and anyone who wants to explore
Scripture more deeply and apply it to daily living.William J. Bausch, a priest of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey, is the
bestselling author of numerous books, including
The Yellow Brick Road
A World of Stories for Preachers and Teachers. His latest book is
An Anthologyof Saints…Official, Unofficial, and Should be Saints.