Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

For a revised and updated doctrinal homily outline for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, click here.  The themes are Central Idea: God’s loving goodness. Doctrine: God is love. Practical Application: Divine reading. As was the case with Zacchaeus, blatant sinners can sometimes make a more dramatic conversion to God […] Read more »

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here is the link to an updated and revised outline for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Gospel includes Christ’s parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. Here are the subjects explored: Central Idea: God is just and merciful. Doctrine: Justification. Practical Application: A life of justice and […] Read more »

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

“The faithful exercise their baptismal priesthood through their participation, each according to his own vocation, in Christ’s mission as priest, prophet, and king” (CCC 1546). The laity exercise the common priesthood of the faithful by offering up their lives and work, by living and proclaiming the truth, and by carrying […] Read more »

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 […] Read more »