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This Week’s Posts: Sunday, December 11-Saturday, December 17

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 11, 2011

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Unless marked PENDING all posts listed below are available. Updates will be added throughout the week.

SUNDAY DECEMBER 11
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Mass Resources for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year B (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms)A weekly feature of this blog. Resources for next Sunday’s Mass will be posted on Wednesday (possibly Thursday) evening.

Today’s Divine Office. Several hours of the approved office are posted daily by the licensed publisher of the Office.

Last Week’s Posts: Sunday, December 4-Saturday, December 10.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12
FEAST OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

Today’s Mass Readings. Please note that there are two choices for Both today’s first reading and the Gospel reading.

Today’s Divine Office.

1st Reading A~My Notes on Today’s First Reading (Zechariah 2:14-17).

1st Reading B~My Notes on Today’s First Reading (Rev 11:19a, 12:1-6a, 10ab).

Gospel Reading A~Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Today’s Gospel (Luke 1:26-38).

(1) Gospel Reading B~Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Today’s Gospel (Luke 1:39-47). Actually, this post is on verse 39-56.

(2) Gospel Reading B~Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Today’s Gospel (Luke 1:39-47)Actually, this post is on verse 39-56.

(3) Gospel Reading B~Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on Today’s Gospel (Luke 1:39-47)Actually, this post is on verse 39-56.

Catholic Encyclopedia on the Shrine of Guadalupe.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas.

Liturgical Year: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. From Catholic Culture.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13
MEMORIAL OF ST LUCY, VIRGIN AND MARTYR

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Today’s First Reading (Zeph 3:1-2, 9-13).

St Augustine’s Notes on Today’s Psalm (34). On the entire Psalm.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Today’s Psalm (34). Latin and English side by side. Includes Psalm text followed by the lecture.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Today’s Gospel (Matt 21:28-32).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Today’s Gospel (Matt 21:28-32).

Video Study of Today’s Gospel (Matt 21:28-32). Originally recorded for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A.

Liturgical Year: Memorial of St Lucy, Virgin and Martyr. From Catholic Culture.

Catholic Encyclopedia on St Lucy.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14
MEMORIAL OF ST JOHN OF THE CROSS, PRIEST AND DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Resources for Sunday Mass, December 18 (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms)Complete.

My Notes on Today’s First Reading (Isaiah 45:6c-8, 18, 21c-25). Only partially complete, will update.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Today’s Psalm (85).

My Notes on Today’s Psalm (85).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Today’s Gospel (Luke 7:18-23).

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Today’s Gospel (Luke 7:18-23). Actually, this homily begins with verse 17.

Newman’s Second Advent Discourse: The Religion of the Antichrist. I promised I’d post this last week and forgot (see next link). In case you missed the first discourse on The Time of the Antichrist go here.

Newman’s Third Advent Discourse: The City of the Antichrist. The fourth discourse will be posted next week.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15
THURSDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Today’s First Reading (Isaiah 54:1-10).

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Today’s Psalm (30).

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Today’s Psalm (30).

My Notes on Today’s Psalm (30).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Today’s Gospel (Luke 7:24-30).

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homily on Today’s Gospel (Luke 7:24-30). Actually, he preached on verses 24-28.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16
FRIDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

PENDING (maybe) My Notes on Today’s First Reading (Isaiah 56:1-3a, 6-8).

St Augustine’s Notes on Today’s Psalm (67).

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Today’s Psalm (67).

A Lectio Divina Commentary on Today’s Psalm (67).

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Today’s Gospel (John 5:33-36).

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Today’s Gospel (John 5:33-36).

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17
SATURDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

PENDING (maybe) My Notes on Today’s First Reading (Genesis 49:2, 8-10).

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Today’s Psalm (72).

Maldonado’s Commentary on Today’s Gospel (Matt 1:1-17).

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