Catholic Bible Study – 2 Peter

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Fr. Larry Young is a Roman Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Washington (DC), ordained in 2003. He is passionate about preaching and teaching the Catholic Faith and leading people deeper into the adventure of a relationship with Jesus. He firmly believes in orthodoxy and fidelity to the Magisterium.

The principal divisions of the Second Letter of Peter are the following:

  1. Address (1:1–2)
  2. Exhortation to Christian Virtue (1:3–21)
  3. Condemnation of the False Teachers (2:1–22)
  4. The Delay of the Second Coming (3:1–16)
  5. Final Exhortation and Doxology (3:17–18)

Lectionary Index


Gospel Reading Day Year Lec.#
2 Pet 1:2-7 Ord. Time, Week 9, Mon 2 353
2 Pet 3:12-15a, 17-18 Ord. Time, Week 9, Tues 2 354


Gospel Reading Lect # – Year Sunday or Feast
2 Pet 3:8-14 5-B 2nd Sunday of Advent