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Homilists for the Homeless Sick, And You Cared For Me Homilies and Reflections for Cycle B

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Homilies and Reflections for Cycle B
Homilists for the Homeless
Sick, And You Cared For Me
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Some of today’s finest preachers from across Christian denominations come together in this volume of short homilies and sermons for Cycle B of the Roman Lectionary. Sick, And You Cared For Me breaks open Sunday readings to provide spiritual sustenance with warmth and humor.

Under the moniker of the Homilists for the Homeless, these authors make it possible for proceeds from the sale of every book to go towards feeding and sheltering the homeless and those in need.

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Format: Paperback book
Product code: CF020637
Dimensions: 6" x 9"
Length: 352 pages
Clear Faith Publishing
ISBN: 9781940414188
1-2 copies $19.00 each
3-5 copies $18.00 each
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Edited by Dcn. Jim Knipper
Written by Rev. William J. Bausch, Rob Bell, Joel Blunk, William J. Byron, SJ, Sr. Simone Campbell, SSS, Joan Chittister, OSB, Rev. Dr. David A. Davis, Msgr. Michael Doyle, MIchelle Francl-Donnay, Fr. James J. Greenfield, OSFS, Rev. Paul A. Holmes, STD, Fr. Daniel P. Horan, OFM, Dcn. Greg Kandra, Michael Leach, Fr. Richard G. Malloy, SJ, Fr. James Martin, SJ, Rev Carol Howard Merritt, Rev. Penny Nash, Msgr. Walter E. Nolan, Christine Valters Paintner, PhD, Jan Richardson, Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM, Mary Elizabeth Sperry, Fran Rossi Szpylczyn, and Patrick Wenrick


Rev. William J. Bausch is a parish priest of the diocese of Trenton, New Jersey. He is the award-winning author of numerous books on parish ministry, the sacraments, Church history, storytelling, and homiletics. His book, Traditions, Tensions, Transitions in Ministry received an honorable mention in 1983 from the Catholic Press Association; Storytelling: Imagination and Faith was awarded second place in 1985 for best pastoral work; The Total Parish Manual won first place in 1995; Brave New Church won first place in 2002; and Once Upon a Gospel won third place in 2009.

He was awarded the President’s Award in 1996 from the National Federation of Priests’ Councils for Parish Leadership, the Catholic Library Association’s Aggiornamento Award for Notable Contribution to Parish Life in 2004 and the Walter J. Burghardt, S. J. Preaching award in 2008 for his contribution to Catholic preaching. He has lectured and given workshops at such colleges and universities as Notre Dame; Sacred Heart in Fairfield, Connecticut; Boston College; Charles Carroll in Cleveland; and in most U.S. dioceses as well as abroad. His latest book is The Story Revealed, a book of homilies.

First and foremost, however, though retired from the pastorate, he remains happily engaged in his first love: being a parish priest active in assisting at three parishes, writing, and giving lectures and retreats.

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Joan Chittister, OSB, is one of the country’s key visionary voices and spiritual leaders. A Benedictine Sister of Erie, PA, Sister Joan is an international lecturer on behalf of peace, human rights, women’s issues, justice, and contemporary culture. She is an award-winning author of 40 books and writes a weekly web column, “From Where I Stand,” for the National Catholic Reporter.

Currently she serves as co-chair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a partner organization of the U.N., facilitating a worldwide network of women peace builders. She is also co-chair of the Network of Spiritual Progressives with Rabbi Michael Lerner and Cornel West.

Sister Joan appeared with the Dali Lama in 2007 at the First Emory (University) Summit of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding and at the conference, “Seeds of Compassion,” in 2008. In April 2005, her commentary from Rome on the month-long papal events was aired on CNN, the BBC and all national US media networks. On Easter Sunday 2006, she was a guest on “Meet the Press with Tim Russert” and in 2004, she was a guest on “NOW with Bill Moyers.”

For twelve years Sister Joan was a (founding) member of the International Committee for the Peace Council, an interfaith group of world leaders working for peace.

Her books include Welcome to the Wisdom of the World, a First Place Award winner from the Catholic Press Association, and The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully, a consistent best seller since its release in 2008.

Joan has held positions of religious leadership among women in the Catholic Church for over 20 years, including serving as prioress of her Benedictine community. She holds a doctorate from Penn State University, was an elected-fellow of St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge University, and is the founder and director of Benetvision: a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality located in Erie. (

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Rev. James Martin, SJ, is a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, consultor to the Vatican's Dicastery for Communication, and author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestsellers Jesus: A PilgrimageThe Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything and My Life with the Saints, which Publishers Weekly named one of the best books of 2006. Father Martin is a frequent commentator in the national and international media, having appeared on all the major networks, and in such diverse outlets as The Colbert Report, NPR's Fresh Air, the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.  Before entering the Jesuits in 1988 he graduated from the Wharton School of Business.

"One of the most important religious voices in the country." --Religion News Service

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