Peter and the Pope, and the Apostles and Bishops: Doctrinal Homily Outline for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles (Year A)

Written as an aid for homilists and a resource for the faithful, this doctrinal homily outline for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles (Year A), June 29, 2014, (1) provides insights into the Lectionary readings, (2) explicates a doctrine of Catholic Faith or morals from them, and (3) […] Read more »

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Mass during the Day – August 15

Central Idea: The Blessed Virgin Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant. Doctrine: The Assumption. Practical Application: Devotion to the Blessed Virgin. To view the Lectionary 622 readings, click here. Central Idea: The Blessed Virgin Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant. Reading 1 Rv 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab […] Read more »

Solemnity of Saint Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary – March 19

Central Idea: Joseph, Jesus’ foster father and Mary’s husband, was a just man and is our Father and Lord. Doctrine: The virtue of justice. Practical Application: Living respect and responsibility. Click here to review the readings. (Lectionary: 543) For the Fifth Sunday of Lent click here. Central Idea: Joseph, Jesus’ […] Read more »