There is “great secret” in becoming a better lector. It is …
- to practice proclaiming your assigned text multiple times.
- Out loud. Always practice aloud.
- Repeating: The secret is . . . to practice proclaiming your assigned text multiple times. Aloud. Always practice out loud. You can never practice too much.
You’ll be amazed how each repetition will reveal a surprising number of small improvements. The cumulative effect will be to nurture in your listeners a “warm and living love for Sacred Scripture.”
This three-part, less-than-an-hour, how-to will enable you become one of the more effective lectors in your parish. You will become closer to our God and Savior. And, once in a while you will experience a flash of the beatific.
How you gain all this, is a wonder-filled experience. And a significant responsibility.