Author: Kevin Aldrich

  • The Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time & the Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist

    The Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time & the Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist

    Complete Doctrinal Homily Outlines for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time and the Nativity of John the Baptist can be found by clicking here and scrolling down. The readings for Sunday focus on water, culminating with Our Lord’s mastery over nature in the calming of the storm. In the Sacred Scriptures, water is a big…

  • Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

    Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

      Here is a link to two doctrinal homily outlines for the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. Click here and scroll down. Both involve the idea of the King of the Kingdom of God and the citizens of the kingdom. The Kingdom of God grows by hearing the Word The King and the…

  • The Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    The Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    Here is a link to the Doctrinal Homily Outline for the Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year B. The three parts are Central idea: Christ’s victory over our sin. Doctrine: Man in paradise. Practical application: Foretaste of paradise. Here is a sample: God begins the redemption of fallen and wounded man by asking questions.…

  • The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

    The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

    Here is the link to a doctrinal homily outline for The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. How shall I make a return to the LORD for all the good he has done for me? The cup of salvation I will take up, and I will call upon the name of…

  • The Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

    The Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

    A doctrinal homily for the Solemnity of the Most Trinity can be accessed here. The Trinity, the Incarnation, and the Eucharist are the most important and profound mysteries contained in Divine Revelation. One thing we can say about the Blessed Trinity is that each of the Persons shares in the one Godhead but are distinct…

  • Pentecost

    Pentecost

    For a doctrinal homily outline for the Solemnity of Pentecost, click here. This outline has a doctrinal focus on how Easter, Pentecost, and the Eucharist are one. For two other outlines with different foci, click here and scroll down.

  • The Ascension

    The Ascension

    For a complete doctrinal homily outline for the Solemnity of the Ascension, click here. The central idea and doctrine are the Ascension. The practical application is the truth that we are children of the Father. Here are a few points, developed in the outline itself: Christ ascends in a glorified body. Christ is a kind…

  • Sixth Sunday of Easter

    Sixth Sunday of Easter

    To find a full Doctrinal Homily Outline for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, click here. The three parts are: Central idea: God is love and wants us to love one another. Doctrine: The virtue of friendliness. Practical application: Becoming friendlier. One way we build friendship with our fellow man is through friendliness. Friendliness is a way of showing…

  • The Fifth Sunday of Easter

    The Fifth Sunday of Easter

      For a Doctrinal Homily Outline for the Fifth Sunday of Easter click here. I titled this one, “The conscience of Christ’s branches” because the Gospel was about Christ the true vine and we His branches and the doctrinal focus was a correct understanding of conscience and its formation. Here is a quick preview: Some…

  • Fourth Sunday of Easter

    Fourth Sunday of Easter

      For a Doctrinal Homily Outline for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, please click here. Central idea: Christ is the good shepherd. Doctrine: Responsibilities of a good shepherd. Practical application: Supporting one’s bishop. Here is an excerpt worth thinking about: A very important virtue every one of us needs—especially those in authority—is humility. A humble person can accept,…

  • Third Sunday of Easter

    Third Sunday of Easter

    For two Doctrinal Homily Outlines for the Third Sunday of Easter, please click here and then scroll down. A very interesting doctrine one of the outlines focuses on is that Christ is the key to interpreting all Scripture. After Christ rose from the dead, he gave his disciples a job to do. It was a…

  • The Second Sunday of Easter or Divine Mercy Sunday

    The Second Sunday of Easter or Divine Mercy Sunday

    For two Doctrinal Homily Outlines for the Second Sunday of Easter, click here and then scroll down. Here is a brief excerpt of some doctrinal points drawn from the second reading (1 Jn 5:1-6) Children of God love not only God but also God’s other children. How do we love God and his children? By…