Flor McCarthy is well known for his capacity to present the Christian message in ways that are fresh and vibrant. His books of homilies show him to be a master story-teller, who has contributed in a special way towards enabling a new a lively style of preaching.
In The Gospel of the Heart, this preacher and catechist brings his talents to bear on helping ordinary people to gain a deeper feeling for what the Christian story offers by way both of comfort and of challenge. He sees a spirituality of the heart as being both down-to-earth and joyful. Starting from the need to take The Way of the Heart, he move s on tell of Encounters of the Heart and Parables of the Heart before outlining ways of Living from the Heart. All four parts of The Gospel of the Heart demonstrate the primacy of the heart in Christian spirituality.
The Gospel of the Heart offers encouragement, hope and fresh insights to anyone seeking to put new vigour into their understanding of the Christian message, and into their living of its Gospel.
Flor McCarthy is a Salesian priest whose first ministry was as a catechist and who now serves as a preacher, teacher, writer and teller of stories, in Dublin. Among the books he has written are The Berrypicker, Let the Light Shine: The Gospel Story for Young People, Sunday & Holy Day Liturgies, Funeral Liturgies and Wedding Liturgies.