Scripture in Church
A Celebrant’s Guide, plus Biblical Commentary and Reflections, for every Sunday and festival, including Easter. The Biblical Commentary for the Pascal Vigil relates each of the Old Testament readings to passages in the Christian Scriptures. And the Gospel Commentaries for the Vigil and for Easter Sunday give helpful accounts of how witness to the resurrection developed. Reflections on the each reading for every weekday of the quarter.
Introducing This Issue: Reform and Worship
Sundays and Festivals For each Sunday and Holy Day of the quarter, we provide a Celebrant’s Guide (Introduction; Headings for Readings; Prayer of the Faithful; Invitations to the Lord’s Prayer and the Sign of Peace), plus a commentary on each of the readings, and a set of ‘Reflections towards a Homily’.
Michael Mullins, Brendan McConvery, Anthony Cassidy, Eoin Winters, Fainche Ryan, Bernard Treacy
Weekdays and Saints’ Days Reflections on the First Reading the Gospel for each weekday of the quarter.
Brendan McConvery, Brendan Mulhall, Anna O’Farrell
Biblical Essay First Witness of the Resurrection: Re-claiming
Mary Magdalene Brendan McConvery
Anthony Cassidy taught Scripture for many years at the Franciscan Study Centre, Canterbury. He is currently pastor of the parish of St Matthew, West Norwood, London.
Brendan McConvery, C.Ss.R., taught Scripture for many years in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. He currently works in Redemptorist Communications, and is editor of Reality.
Brendan Mulhall conducted missions and retreats around Ireland for many years, and is now the Administrator of St Malachy’s Parish, Coleraine, Co. Derry.
Michael Mullins was Professor of Sacred Scripture in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth and is now pastor of Holy Trinity Without, Ballybricken. He is author of commentaries on the Four Gospels and on the Acts of the Apostles.
Anna O’Farrell’s prior academic training was in chemistry. She holds a Masters in Theology from the Missionary Institute of the Holy Spirit, Dublin.
Fáinche Ryan is Assistant Professor in Systematic Theology at the Loyola Institute of Catholic Theology, Trinity College, Dublin. She is author of Formation in Holiness. Thomas Aquinas on Sacra doctrina (Leuven, 2007).
Eoin Winters studied at UCD, the Kimmage Mission Institute and at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, where he completed his L.S.S. He teaches at O’Carolan College, Nobber, Co. Meath.
Bernard Treacy, O.P., is editor of Doctrine & Life.
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