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Hearers of The Word – Praying and Exploring the Readings for Advent and Christmas: Year C


Kieran J O’Mahony OSA

‘…a rich resource, of immense help to preachers…highly recommended.’  – Spirituality

‘His commentary is both learned and easy to understand…I highly recommend this book’  Church Review

a deep and scholarly piece of work, which provides plenty of material for study, prayer and reflection.’  –  Catholic South West

‘…a solid resource for adult faith formation as well as parish-based faith renewal groups.’ Intercom

Praise for previous volumes in the series:

“…concise and helpful, useful both to the preacher preparing his thoughts and to the reader who wishes to contemplate the scriptures.” – Church Review

“…all you need to know to enrich your experience of reading and hearing the Scriptures … a book that you can select from, finding what speaks to you.” – The Tablet

This is the seventh volume in this popular series, and the first for Year C, the Year of Luke. The author explores the context and background of all three readings, making them available for personal prayer and as a preparation for participation in the Sunday liturgy.

Kieran J O’Mahony is well-known for his very popular Weekly Notes – an email resource for each week’s readings throughout the year.


210 x 140mm