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Mass Resources for Holy Saturday-Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter (Years A, B, and C, With Link to Extraordinary Form Resources) Updated 3-24-13

Posted by Dim Bulb on April 2, 2012

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This Post has been significantly updated since last year. Further addition will be added as Holy Saturday approaches.

PLEASE NOTE: the readings for the Vigil remain the same regardless of the Lectionary Year, except for the Gospel. I’ve included in this post commentaries on the Gospel for all three Lectionary Years.

This post contains links to commentaries on all seven of the Old Testament readings (and alternates), the Responsorial psalms and canticles (and alternates), the Epistle reading, and the Gospel reading (see previous paragraph). Resources for the Extraordinary Form can be found here.

GENERAL:

Reading 1: Genesis 1:1-2:2. Shorter reading Gen 1:1, 26-31a

  • Creation, Fall, Promise. On Gen 1-3. Part of a broader bible study from St Paul’s Center for Biblical Theology.
  • Update: St Ambrose’s Sermons on Genesis 1:1-2:2. Please note that this works (online book) examines the six days of creation in nine homilies (known as The Hexaemeron), and includes further homilies on Paradise, and Cain and Abel. St Basil also produced a Hexaemeron of nine homilies on the six days of creation, see below.

Responsorial 1: Psalm 104. Psalm 33 is an alternate.

  • Psalm 104:1-2, 5-6, 10, 12, 13-14, 24, 35

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 104. Whole psalm.

St Augustine on Psalm 104. Whole psalm.

Update: Father Fallon’s Audio Commentary on Psalm 104. Whole psalm.

  • Psalm 33:4-5, 6-7, 12-13, 20 and 22

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 33. Whole psalm.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 33. Whole psalm.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 33. Whole psalm.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 33. Whole psalm.

Update: Father Fallon’s Audio Commentary on Psalm 33. Whole psalm.

Reading 2: Gen22:1-18. Shorter reading Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18.

Responsorial 2: Psalm 16:5, 8, 9-10, 11.

Reading 3: Exodus 14:15-15:1.

Responsorial 3: Exodus 15:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 17-18.

Reading 4: Isaiah 54:5-14

  • Pending (maybe). My Notes on Isaiah 54:5-14.

Responsorial 4: Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11-12, 13.

Reading 5: Isaiah 55:1-11.

Responsorial 5: Isaiah 12:2-3, 4, 5-6.

Reading 6: Baruch 3:9-15, 32-4:4.

Responsorial 6: Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 11.

Reading 7: Ezekiel 36:16-17a, 18-28.

Responsorial 7: Psalm 42-43, or Isaiah 12, or Psalm 51 depending of circumstances.

  • Psalm 42:3, 5; 43:3, 4 When baptism celebrated: Please note that the responsorial combines verses from two psalms.

Pope John Paul II on Psalm 42. Whole psalm.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 42. Whole psalm.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 43. Pending. Whole psalm.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 42. Whole psalm.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 43. Whole psalm.

Update: Father Fallon’s Audio Commentary on Psalms 43 & 43.

  • Isaiah 12:2-3, 4bcd, 5-6 When baptism not celebrated: See Ps 51 below for an alternate.

Pope John Paul II on Isaiah 12.

Update: Father Fallon’s Audio Commentary on Isaiah 12. On chapters 11 & 12.

  • Alternate: Psalm 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19  when baptism not celebrated.

Pope John Paul II on Psalm 51. Whole psalm.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 51. Whole psalm.

Update: Father Fallon’s Audio Commentary on Psalm 51. Whole psalm.

Epistle Reading:

Responsorial after Epistle:

Gospel Reading: Year A~read in 2014, 2017, 2020, 2023, etc.

  • Pending: Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 28:1-10.
  • Pending: Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 28:1-10.
  • Pending: Haydock Commentary on Matthew 28:1-10.

Gospel Reading: Year B~read in 2012, 2015, 2018, 2021, etc.

Gospel Reading: Year C~2013, 2016, 2019, 2022, etc.

  • Pending: Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 24:1-12.

RESOURCES FOR  THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM.

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