Art Zannoni—scripture scholar, retreat leader, professor, and author—again delivers an excellent reproducible resource for Advent, now expanded through the Christmas Season. Art offers background and insights into the Sunday lectionary readings for each week, followed by reflection questions. The handouts include opening and closing prayers and are formatted for small group use.
Use this resource as preparation for preaching, a small group resource, a starting point for prayer, or a reflection tool for the beginning of parish meetings.
Includes four-page handouts for each Sunday in Advent.
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The Pastoral Center
Arthur E. Zannoni is from Roseville, Minnesota (a suburb of the Twin Cities) and is an award winning freelance writer, Scripture scholar, teacher, theologian, workshop leader and consultant in the areas of biblical studies and Christian-Jewish relations. He taught on the faculty of the School of Divinity of the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) from 1984-1991 and in the Murray Institute from 1991-1994. He helped establish, in 1985, along with Rabbi Max A Shapiro, the Center for Jewish Christian Learning at the University of St. Thomas. He is a two-time recipient of the Uhrig Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching and received the Temple Israel (Minneapolis) Interreligious Award for his work in promoting Catholic Jewish dialogue in the Twin Cities.
Zannoni, a prolific writer has published numerous articles in periodicals as well as editing two books and authoring four. He is a two-time recipient of awards for excellence in writing from the Catholic Press Association. He is an engaging speaker and a master teacher who combines the best of scholarship with humor and clear explanation. He is also the author of Journey through Advent, Journey through the Scrutinies, and The Gospel's Legacy: The Seven Last Words of Jesus, Spoken from the Cross.
The father of two married adult children, a nineteen year old son and a grandfather of five grandchildren, he and his wife Kathleen live near a lake in Minnesota.
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I have been using Art Zarroni's programs for a few years now with a small group. Keep them coming.