Wednesday 19th September 2012 (10am-4.30pm)
St. Mary’s University College
Twickenham TW1 4SX
In preparation for the Year of Faith (Oct 11th 2012 – Nov 24th 2013) this conference will look at the opportunities and challenges for preaching the New Evangelisation.
Introduction by The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop Of Birmingham & Member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization
First Session: ‘Homily and Catechesis for the New Evangelisation ’ Reverend Dr Dominic Robinson SJ , Heythrop College
Second Session: ‘The Homily since the Second Vatican Council’ Reverend Dr Con Foley, Saint John’s Seminary, Wonersh.
Third Session: ‘Evangelisation at the Margins: Preaching in the Court of the Gentiles’ Reverend Deacon Dr Duncan Macpherson, Saint Mary’s University College
Preparing the Sunday Homily
Preaching and Lectio Divina
Preaching at Infant Baptisms
Preaching Techniques that Engage (Paul Johns, Director of the College of Preachers)
Archbishop Bernard will celebrate Mass at 12 noon
Clergy wishing to concelebrate should bring diocesan vestments