Living LiturgyTM for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion is a unique book that offers spiritual nourishment and encouragement for Communion ministers and helps them prepare for the coming Sunday. It is an indispensable aid for those who take Holy Communion to the sick and homebound.
Living LiturgyTM for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion begins with the First Sunday of Advent 2012 and includes the following:
- Sunday-by-Sunday gospels
- Personal reflections for Communion ministers
- A brief theology of the ministry
- A separate insert card with the rite for Administration of Communion to the Sick by a Special Minister
- Page for inscription of the minister's name and church
Kathleen Harmon, SNDdeN, is the music director for programs of the Institute for Liturgical Ministry in Dayton, Ohio, and is the author of numerous publications. An educator and musician, she facilitates liturgical music workshops and cantor formation programs. She holds a graduate degree in music and a doctorate in liturgy.
Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS, is the director of the Institute for Liturgical Ministry in Dayton, Ohio, and is an adjunct professor of liturgy, liturgical consultant, and frequent facilitator of workshops. She is consultant to the Committee on Divine Worship and has published numerous scholarly and pastoral liturgical works. She holds civil and pontifical doctorates of theology.
Christopher W. Conlon, SM, is a Marianist priest who works with faculty and staff and has taught Scripture at the University of Dayton. He has been an educator for over a half century and is a highly respected homilist, a workshop presenter, and a spiritual director. He holds a graduate degree in religious education and the licentiate in theology.