Palm Sunday

Pastoral considerations suggest a fairly short homily on Palm Sunday due to the length of the Lectionary readings. To view Lectionary 37 and 38, click here. For an outline that focuses on various salvific insights from the readings, click here. For an outline that focuses on perhaps the key reading, St. […] Read more »

Fifth Sunday of Lent

For the Fifth Sunday of Lent, the celebrant can choose the Year C or Year A readings. They can both be accessed here. The Gospel for Year C is Christ’s merciful love shown to the woman caught in adultery. For an outline that focuses on knowing Christ better, click here. […] Read more »

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Once again, the Lectionary offers readings from both Year C (our current year) or Year A. The Gospel for Year C is the Parable of the Prodigal Son. For an outline that focuses on the Sacrament of Confession, click here. For an outline that focuses on our need for continual […] Read more »

Third Sunday of Lent

The Lectionary for the Third Sunday of Lent gives the celebrant the option of using the readings for Year C or Year A. Here is a link to these readings. The Gospel for Year C is Jesus’ warning about sudden death (some folks Pilate had slaughtered and some who died […] Read more »

Second Sunday of Lent

This Sunday’s readings present God’s promises to the Patriarch Abraham, St. Paul on the glory that awaits us in heaven, and Christ’s glorification on the mountain of Transfiguration. For an outline that focuses on the relationship between suffering and glory, click here. For an outline that draws out implications for […] Read more »