(Updated) 5th Week of Lent, March 21, Resoruces for Sunday Mass (Both Forms of the Rite)
Posted by Dim Bulb on March 15, 2010
This post is now complete. It contains links to online resources for both Forms of the Rite for this Sunday’s Mass
Ordinary Form Of The Rite:
Readings From The New American Bible:
Sunday Gospel Scripture Study. This weeks study not yet posted, keep trying. Excellent resource! Audio or video available.
Navarre Bible Commentary. Contains text of the readings in RSVCE translation followed by commentary from the famous study aid, the brain child of St Jose Marie Escriva.
Word Sunday. Popular and literal translation of the readings followed by notes. Site includes more than what’s listed below.
Notes on Philippians 3:8-14. By Bernardine de Picquigny, a Capuchin Friar.
My notes on Philippians 3:8-14. Not yet complete. I hope to show the relation between this passage and the Kenotic (emptying) Hymn of Phil 2:6-11
Catena Aurea on John 8:1-11. “The Golden Chain” of St Thomas Aquinas. A running commentary he collected from the works of the Early Church Fathers.
Cornelius a Lapide’s Notes on John 8:1-11. Father Lapide was one of the most famed biblical scholars of his day.
Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on John 8:1-11. From his popular 19th century commentary.
Lector Notes. These notes try to serve the Church by helping lectors prepare to proclaim the Scriptures in our Sunday assemblies. For each day’s first and second readings (and occasionally for the gospel), the Notes give the historical and theological background, plus suggestions on oral interpretation.
Reading With Haydock Commentary. Text of the readings from the Douay-Rheims translation followed by notes from the old Haydock Commentary.
Prepare For Mass. Mostly short inspirational and music videos relating to the theme(s) of the Mass.
Thoughts From The Early Church. An excerpt from St Augustine on the Gospel.
Extraordinary Form Of The Rite: Epistle Reading (Heb 9:11-15). Gospel Reading (John 8:46-59).
Devout Instruction On the Gospels And Epistles. Contains the readings along with brief notes, prayers, etc.
Podcasts on Hebrews. By Father Philips.
Homily On The Epistle. By Bishop Bonomeli, a famed preacher in his day.
Homily On The Gospel. By Bishop Bonomeli. Scroll down to middle of page.
On The Nature Of Sin. A homily on the Gospel by another famed preacher, the Dominican Father Augustine Wirth.
The Danger Of Delaying Repentance. On the Gospel, by Fr. Augustine Wirth.
Homily By St Augustine. Scroll down to middle of the page.
Aquinas’ Sermon Notes on the Epistle and Gospel. Often provides points for meditation or further study. This post contains his notes on both readings.
Newman’s Sermon Notes On The Epistle. Some may find points in these notes useful for meditation or further study.
The High-Priesthood And Sacrifice Of Christ. A homiletic sketch on the Epistle.
Explanation Of The Gospel And Lessons From It. A homiletic sketch on the Gospel.
On Confession. A dogmatical sketch on the Gospel. Scroll down to bottom of page.
The Celebration Of Passion Sunday. A liturgical sketch. Scroll to bottom of page.
The Way Of The Cross. A moral sketch on the Gospel.