The glories of a ten-second sermon

Two (week-) days running for Crux staff in town for a meeting:

The shocking brevity of a 27-word homily was a reminder that one problem with much Catholic preaching is simply that it goes on too long, in part because homilists sometimes don’t appear to weigh every word to determine if they’re actually necessary.

Lesson here for more than preachers.

Source: A lesson for Catholic preachers in the power of brevity