Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Work is the source of a decent life or even riches, although neither is the basis of happiness: That belongs to God.

Next Sunday’s readings focus on the futility of working apart from God’s will.

The Lectionary 114 readings for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, are here.

To prepare a homily or for your personal reflection, the lectionary readings and an outline that focus on the disorder of covetousness can be found here.

  • Central idea: Our true wealth is God, not a life of greed.
  • Doctrine: Uses of wealth.
  • Practical Application: Examining our economic activity.

The Homiletic Directory offers the following Catechism points and themes for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time:

  • CCC 661, 1042-1050, 1821: hope for a new heaven and a new earth
  • CCC 2535-2540, 2547, 2728: the disorder of covetousness






2 responses to “Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

  1. Larry skendzel Avatar
    Larry skendzel

    Again, I am unable to access your commentary about this Gospel. Perhaps it is not available and i am not aware of this. Some weeks you do offer a commentary,.

    1. Kevin Aldrich Avatar

      There is a link in the post to the actual outline.

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