I have been thinking about the best preacher I ever heard. Not about the single best homily or sermon, but about the best and most consistent preaching I have encountered.

When it comes to preaching, we all have our horror stories and I have done my fair share of grumbling.

But rather than focus on the bad preaching, I have been thinking about what makes the good preaching good. As Catholics seeking holiness, we have the saints to model ourselves after. We find a saint that seems like us and we try to do some of the things that helped them become more holy. The same goes for preaching, do what the good preachers do.

So what is it about the best preaching I ever had and what about it made it consistently good?

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