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 »

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 »

First Sunday of Lent

Today’s Gospel reading is on Christ’s forty days in the desert between his baptism and the beginning of his public life. In any one Doctrinal Homily Outline, there is enough material for many sermons. For an outline that focuses on reparation and mortification, click here. For an outline that considers […] Read more »