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Paulist Liturgy Planning Guides (3 vols.)

, 2004–2007
ISBN: 0809143097


The Paulist Liturgy Planning Guides is a compact, easy-to-use, and comprehensive resource for all ministries involved in Sunday planning. Integrate liturgical themes and actions with meditations on the core biblical message of the lectionary readings. These guides offer sound exegesis, good homily preparation, rich liturgical notes, helpful observations on music, and catechetical suggestions useful for adult education or study groups. Each volume presents materials for these major areas of liturgical planning, provided by some of the leading experts in each field.

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Key Features

  • Covers each Sunday and the major holy days of the liturgical year
  • Facilitates the connection of liturgical planning and catechesis with the scriptural readings
  • Designed for ease of use


  • Lawrence Boadt, CSP
  • Roland Faley, TOR
  • Ronald Hayde
  • Kenneth Meltz
  • Margaret Nutting Ralph

Product Details

  • Title: Paulist Liturgy Planning Guides
  • Editors:  Lawrence Boadt and Celine M. Allen
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Volumes: 3
  • Pages: 822
  • Christian Group: Catholic
  • Resource Type: Topical
  • Topic: Worship, Christian Year

Individual Titles

Paulist Liturgy Planning Guide: Year A

  • Editors: Lawrence Boadt and Celine M. Allen
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 272

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This lectionary-based liturgical planning guide focuses on five different areas: homiletics, music, catechetics, liturgy, and exegesis for liturgical year A.

Paulist Liturgy Planning Guide: Year B

  • Editors: Lawrence Boadt and Celine M. Allen
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 262

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This volume guides the liturgical committee or liturgical coordinator through year B with materials for scriptural exegesis, liturgical reflections, study and homily suggestions, and advice on the musical expression of lectionary themes.

Paulist Liturgy Planning Guide: Year C

  • Editors: Lawrence Boadt and Celine M. Allen
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 288

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This guide offers Scripture commentary, homily helps, liturgical notes, music connections, and catechetical suggestions for the liturgical year C.

About the Editors

Lawrence Boadt, CSP, (1942–2010) was ordained a Paulist priest in 1969. A biblical scholar, he earned an MA from St. Paul’s College in Washington, DC and an MA and licentiate in theology from the Catholic University of America. He received a licentiate in sacred Scripture and PhD in biblical studies and Near Eastern languages from the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. He taught at several universities and served as the Scripture editor at Paulist Press, where he was named president in 1998. He was an advocate for improving Christian-Jewish relations. He wrote many books, including The Life of St. Paul.

Celine M. Allen is the designer and coeditor of The Paulist Liturgy Planning Guides. She lives in New Jersey.