Preaching and the Lectionary / Liturgical Year



  • Bouley, Allan. Catholic Rites Today: Abridged Texts for students. Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical, 1992. Selections from the Roman Missal, Sacramentary, Lectionary, and other Catholic post-Vatican liturgical books used in the U.S. Includes a chapter on the structure of the lectionary cycle, and a table of the Sunday readings (BX 1970 C347)
  • Breaking Open the Word of God: Resources for Using the Lectionary for Catechesis in the RCIA Cycle B. New York: Paulist, 1987. (BS 592 B73B)
  • Craghan, John F. Yesterday's Word Today: a Textual Explanation and Practical Application of the Three-Year Sunday-Festal Lectionary. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, 1982. (BX 2003 A4 C73)
  • Hamma, Robert M. A Catechumen's Lectionary. New York: Paulist, 1988. Text includes the lectionary for Mass for Sundays and feasts with commentary by various authors. (BX 1968 A4 C73)
  • Lathrop, Gordon and Gail Ramshaw. Lectionary for the Christian People. Cycle A of the Roman, Episcopal, Lutheran Lectionaries. New York: Pueblo, 1986. With emended texts from the RSV. (BV 199 L42 L43)
  • National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Lectionary for Mass (US). New York: Catholic Book Pub. Co., 1970. Uses texts from the NAV. (BX 2003 A4 1970)
  • --. Lectionary for Mass (US). Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, 1970. Uses texts from the RSV. (BX 2003 A4 1970a)
  • National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Lectionary for Mass: Introduction. Washington, D.C.: US Catholic Conference, 1982. (BX 2003 A4 E5 Z5)
  • Nowell, Irene. Sing a New Song: the Psalms in the Sunday Lectionary. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, c1993. (BS 1435 N686)
  • O'Sullivan, Kevin. The Sunday Readings, "cycles A (1), B (2), C (3)"; an Explanation and Application of the Sunday Readings. Chicago: Franciscan Herald, 1970. (BX 1756 O84)
  • Saint Joseph Liturgical Bible: All the Official Scripture Readings for Sundays and Holy Days Arranged in the Order of the Bible. New York: Catholic Book Pub. Co., 1972. Uses texts from the NAB with a pastoral commentary for each by a committee of priests, religious and laity. (BX 2003 S35)
  • The Sunday Pocket Lectionary: For Sundays and Major Feast Days; Complete 3-Year Cycle. New York: Corpus Books, 1970. Uses texts from the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. (BX 2003 A4 S86)
  • Tos, Aldo J. Lectionary for Children's Mass for Sundays and Solemnities of Year A <B and C>. 3 vol. New York: Pueblo Pub. Co., 1974-76. (BX 2045 C55 T6)