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Executive Board


CATH exists to provide a professional organization for the study of Catholic homiletics. 

As an educational and religious society, CATH serves

  •  as a forum for mutual sharing of scholarship and support which can lead to the professional development of its members;

  • to underscore the significance of Catholic preaching as a means of proclaiming the Good News;

  • as a resource to the bishops in their responsibility for the continuing formation of their priests respective to their duty to preach;

  • to develop programs in homiletics for the preparation of priests, deacons and non-ordained ministers;

  • to be a unified movement toward the development of advanced degree courses in homiletics within Catholic theological schools.




The State of Homiletics in the Seminaries and Graduate Schools of Theology in the United States
A White Paper of the Catholic Association of Teachers of Homiletics, 2002

CATH Constitution and Bylaws

Copyright 2012, The Catholic Association of Teachers of Homiletics