Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gustav Dore “The Beatific Vision”

In this life, it is a special joy to know you are a friend of God.

How do God’s friends behave?

  • They pray.
  • They tell the truth.
  • They persevere in doing God’s will.

What do God’s friends expect from God? God’s friends expect God’s justice:

  • That he will do as he has promised.
  • That he will hear their prayers.
  • That he will love and protect them.
  • That he will show himself to them.
  • That he will raise them from the dead: “I in justice shall behold your face; on waking I shall be content in your presence.”

For the link to an updated and revised doctrinal homily outline for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, click here.

The foci of the outline are:

  • Central Idea: The reward of eternal life.
  • Doctrine: The Beatific Vision.
  • Practical Application: Meditation on the Beatific Vision.

 

 

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