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, - *Hospitality: 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. -
Msgr. James A. Comiskey, formerly rector of Christ the King Cathedral in Lubbock, Texas, is a founding member of the Southwest Liturgical Conference. He is the author of This Is Our Church, Esta es nuestra Iglesia, The Ministry of Hospitality and El Ministerio de la Hospitalidad published by Liturgical Press.