Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand! Doctrinal Homily Outline for the Second Sunday of Advent (Year A).

Written as an aid for homilists, this doctrinal homily outline for the Second Sunday of Advent (Year A), December 8, 2013, (1) provides insights into the Sunday Lectionary readings, (2) explicates a doctrine of Catholic Faith or morals from them, and (3) shows specific ways lay persons can live these […] Read more »

The Cardinal Virtues and Daily Examination of Conscience: Doctrinal Homily Outline for the First Sunday of Advent

Please Note: All previous subscriptions to this service have been cancelled to remove the hundreds of “robot” driven subscriptions. Please re-subscribe TOMORROW using the link at the bottom of this post. Written as an aid for homilists, this doctrinal homily outline for the First Sunday of Advent (Year A), December […] Read more »

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

December 23, 2012—Fourth Sunday of Advent: Lectionary, 12 Basic Question: Our Lady believed God would keep the promises he made to her. That is why St. Elizabeth said to her, “Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.” God has made […] Read more »

Third Sunday of Advent – December 16

Central Idea: We can experience some of the peace and joy of salvation now, on the condition that we purify our hearts. Doctrine: Purity of heart. Practical Application: Having purity of heart and acting for a right intention. To view Lectionary 9, click here. Central Idea: We can experience some […] Read more »

The First Sundy of Advent – December 2, 2012

Doctrinal Homily Outline for the First Sunday of Advent December 2, 2012—Lectionary: 3 Welcome to Doctrinal Homily Outlines for the Year of Faith! This is a free service to help homilists prepare doctrinally rich and practically applicable sermons for each Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation during the Year of […] Read more »

Second Sunday of Advent – December 9

Central Idea: Even though as followers of Christ we are each undergoing a difficult but good transformation, we can feel a lot of joy in this life anticipating the joy of heaven. Doctrine: The Theological Virtue of Hope. Practical Application: Ways to activate hope. For Lectionary 6, click here. Central […] Read more »