Second Sunday of Advent

Central Idea: Even though as followers of Christ we are each undergoing a difficult but good transformation, we can feel a lot of joy in this life anticipating the joy of heaven. Doctrine: The Theological Virtue of Hope. Practical Application: Ways to activate hope. Read more »

First Sunday of Advent

We begin a new liturgical year with the First Sunday of Advent. The Lectionary readings for this day give us glimpses of our heavenly home, first in its earthly image as earthly Jerusalem and finally as heaven itself. Our readings exort us to live so as to be ready to […] Read more »

Christ the King

For a revised and updated Doctrinal Homily Outline for the Solemnity of Christ the King, the last Sunday of the liturgical year, click here. The foci are: Central Idea: Christ is the King of the Universe. Doctrine: He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead. […] Read more »