2020 Catholic Press Association third place award, liturgy--soft cover
Living Liturgy™ 2021 provides practical, sound, and inspiring content from expert authors to enrich your parish liturgy and ministry. This best-selling annual resource is ideal for parish ministers, liturgists, pastors, planning committees, and RCIA programs. A unique and robust formation program, Living Liturgy™ offers the readings, plus insightful reflections and contextual background information for Sundays, Solemnities, and additional feasts of liturgical and national importance.
A fresh resource each liturgical year, Living Liturgy™ gives your team the spiritual preparation they need to serve in their ministries, integrating daily living, prayer, and study in an inviting and easy-to-use format. Engaging new art by Ruberval Monteiro da Silva, OSB, complements the text and invites further reflection on the Gospel of the day. This indispensable guide deepens a liturgical spirituality and strengthens the worship experience for the whole parish.
Featured Liturgical Texts
- First Reading
- Responsorial Psalm
- Second Reading
- Gospel Acclamation
- Reflecting on the Gospel
- Focusing the Gospel
- Connecting the Gospel to the Readings
- Connecting the Responsorial Psalm to the Readings
- Prompts for Faith-Sharing
- Model Penitential Act
- Homily Points
- Model Universal Prayer (Prayer of the Faithful)
- About Liturgy and Music
- And more!
- Pronunciation guide
- Readings in sense line
This book is one book of a four book comprehensive guide for your parish. The complementary books include:
- Living Liturgy Sunday Missal 2021
- Living Liturgy for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
- Living Liturgy for Music Ministers
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Katy Beedle Rice is a catechist and writer who lives with her husband and three children in Boise, Idaho. She is a formation leader for the National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, training catechists who work with children ages three through six. Rice is also a contributing preacher for the Dominican Podcast theWord (https://word.op.org), writes for Celebration Publications, a division of the National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company, and blogs about motherhood, ministry, and the Eucharist at blessedbrokenshared.blogspot.com.
Orin Johnson has been director of music ministries at Sts. Joachim and Ann Parish in St. Charles, Missouri, since 2012. There, he directs a children's choir, a contemporary ensemble, a funeral choir, and a team of cantors, and supervises two other choirs and liturgical ministries at a K-8 parochial school. He was also coordinator of music and liturgy at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, Illinois, from 1998 to 2012. He resides in St. Louis, Missouri, with his wife, Erin, and pet dog, Gracie.
Verna Holyhead, SGS (1933-2011), Australian Sister of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St. Benedict, wrote with an emphasis on biblical scholarship, liturgical insight, and pastoral challenge. She is the author of the three-volume collection Welcoming the Word in Year A, B, and C, published by Liturgical Press.
Additional content includes contributions by John R. Donahue, SJ; Amy Ekeh; Dennis Gunn, CFC; and John W. Martens.