The Ministry Of Hospitality by James A. ComiskeyThe Ministry Of Hospitality by James A. Comiskey

The Ministry Of Hospitality

byJames A. Comiskey

Paperback | September 30, 2004

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Monsignor Comiskey offers practical suggestions for extending hospitality in sacramental moments while teaching, serving, greeting, or in day by day living. Comiskey begins with the roots of hospitality and its importance in the Bible and concludes with resources useful to parishes looking to reach out and enhance hospitality. Dedicated "To all hospitable people who reach out seeking and finding Christ," Comiskey's work encourages sharing of parish visions and dreams. Chapters are "Hospitality: Our Roots and Traditions," Signs and Earmarks," "Sacramental Moments: Sunday Liturgy," "Sacramental Moments: First Eucharist," "Sacramental Moments: First Reconciliation," "Ushering," "Teaching," "Serving," "Greeting," and "Day by Day." Also includes a Conclusion, References, a "Litany of Hospitality," a sample "Baptismal Follow-up Letter," and an "Examination of Conscience for a Member of the Assembly."
Title:The Ministry Of HospitalityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8.2 × 5.3 × 0.19 inPublished:September 30, 2004Publisher:Liturgical PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814627323

ISBN - 13:9780814627327


Editorial Reviews

"Msgr. James Comiskey provides a wonderful, pastoral and practical guide to parish hospitality in this book. It is clear that he draws from many years of experience as a successful pastor. Pastors and other parish leaders will find his practical experiences worth imitating in order to have a joyful spirit of hospitality for the parishioners. I recommend it highly!"