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Preaching: A right and responsibility of all baptised

30min | Presented by Dr Maeve Heaney VDMF

This presentation delves into our baptismal calling to share in Jesus’ prophetic ministry to the world. Preaching is an area of our wonderful Catholic faith-life that has often been neglected or assigned exclusively to those with specific roles of leadership of the ecclesial community. And yet, it is a responsibility born of our identity as Christians who have known what it is to be loved in Christ!
Dr Maeve Louise Heaney VDMF is a consecrated member of the Verbum Dei Community. She is a director of the Xavier Centre for Theological Formation and lectures in systematic theology at Australian Catholic University and at Holy Spirit Provincial Seminary, QLD. Dr Heaney has extensive experience in the area of ministry and theological formation, and In 2021 co-founded the Xavier School of Preaching. She is president of the Australian Catholic Theological Association. Her publications include Music as Theology: What Music Says about the Word, (2012), and Suspended God: Music and a Theology of Doubt. In 2020 she released her 5th music album: Strange Life: The Music of Doubtful Faith.
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