This edition of the Handbook for Proclaimers of the Word from Catholic Book Publishing contains the approved New American Bible text of the Readings for Mass on Sundays and Holydays for 2019, the Liturgical Year C or Year of Luke. A valuable introduction by well-known author Rev. Jude Winkler, OFM Conv. traces the historical tradition of Ministers of the Word, affirms the modern lector within that context, and provides practical tips. The Handbook also contains a commentary to help the lector or proclaimer of the Word to understand the reading being proclaimed, along with Pastoral Reflections. Bound in a flexible yellow and blue cover, the Handbook for Proclaimers of the Word is an invaluable resource for all lectors or Ministers of the Word.