Welcome Lectors, Priests & Deacons ...
This site is filled with learning and enrichment aids to help you be the best proclaimer of God's word you can be, and to do all you can to uplift The Liturgy of the Word at Mass.
Though geared to the Catholic church, I hope readers from other faiths will find it useful as well. If you have questions or suggestions for making this site more beneficial to you, your parish or diocese, contact me anytime to discuss... George Miller, Website Founder
Help Your Worshippers Embrace The Liturgy of the Word
This five-minute video by Jeff Cavins should be viewed by every Catholic today.
For some, it's an uplifting refresher. For others, a basic "101" lesson to encourage
them to be more attentive and engaged in this key part of the Mass.
Beyond the popular preparation tools such as LTP's Workbook for Lectors and Gospel Readers, Oxford University's Catholic Study Bible and others, there are limitless online and offline resources to help us proclaim more effectively. Read More
But as for the seed that fell on rich soil, they are the ones who, when they
have heard the word, embrace it with a generous and good heart, (Luke 8:15)
Let us all begin our 2015 with a resolve to plunge into and live the word of God more strongly. Not just as proclaimers of the word, but "people of the word"... doers of the word
who understand that the essence of God's word is to equip us to do all the good things he wants us to do... to perform his word. Read More
At our church's annual lector meetings just before the start
of a new liturgical year, we always include a segment called
"Lectors Unleash" where some of our lectors give testimonies
on how they feel about our ministry. It's always a highlight
and a great way to spark your meetings. Read More
In his engaging book, The Joy of the Gospel, Pope Francis puts great
importance on diligent preparation of homilies, which also applies to
the preparation of the readings. "A preacher who does not prepare is
not spiritual," notes the Pope. "He is dishonest and irresponsible with