Tag - sermons

Preaching? Sermons? Homilies? Who Needs ‘Em?

Editor writes... Over the years, annoyed by the lengthy sermons of seemingly egocentric priests who love the sound of their own voice, some people have expressed the opinion that sermons should be done away with altogether. I remember, too, reading an article penned by a priest some years ago, arguing that homilies should not be about...

Church Crisis/Duties of State: how do we make the best use of our time?

Editor writes... Since the announcement that this blog will close permanently at the beginning of next summer, there has been some interesting discussion (on the "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us" (Lord of the Rings) Christmas thread) about the use of blogging as a means of...