June 24: Mass During the Day: Resources for the Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist
Posted by Dim Bulb on June 19, 2012
OFFICE AND READINGS:
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 49:1-6.
- Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-6. Several translations of the readings followed by the Navarre Commentary.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Ps. 139.
- Psalm 139 and the Catholic Encyclopedia. Greek, English & Latin text of the Psalm hyperlinked to articles from the C E.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Acts 13:22-26.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Luke 1:57-66, 80.
GENERAL RESOURCES: Podcasts, blog posts, online articles, etc.
- Preacher Jailed for Speaking Out on Marriage: The Nativity of St John the Baptist. Blog post on the readings by Catholic biblical Scholar Dr. John Bergsma.
- Information on the Birth of St John the Baptist. From Catholic Culture.
- St Augustine on the Birth of St John the Baptist. From the Office of Readings.