Commentaries for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
Posted by Dim Bulb on June 6, 2012
Corpus Christi in the Extraordinary Form of the Rite will be celebrated on Thursday, June 7 2012. Resources for it can be found here.
READINGS AND OFFICE:
Readings From the NABRE. Use in the USA.
Readings From the NJB. Used in most English speaking countries.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Exodus 24:3-8.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Ps 116:12-13, 15-16, 17-18.
Psalm 116 and the Catholic Encyclopedia. Greek, English and Latin text hyperlinked to the C E.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Heb 9:11-15.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Mark 14:12-16, 22-26.
My Notes on Mark 14:12-16, 22-26. On verse 12-26. Originally posted during Lent in preparation for the Passion.
Body of Christ or Condemnable Idolatry? On the readings by Catholic biblical scholar, Dr. John Bergsma.
Sacerdos. Gives the themes of the readings, doctrinal message, pastoral application.
Lector Notes. Historical and theological background on the readings.
Word Sunday. Notes on the readings, podcast, children’s reading, etc.
Homily on Hebrews 9:11-15. Preached on Passion Sunday.
On the Epistle: The High Priesthood and Sacrifice of Christ. Preached on Passion Sunday.
(1) Pope Benedict XVI’s Homily for Corpus Christi. Preached in 2006.
(2) Pope Benedict XVI’s Homily for Corpus Christi. Preached in 2009.