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Sunday, July 22, 2012: Mass Resource (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms)

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 17, 2012

This post contains resources (mostly biblical commentaries) on the readings for this Sunday’s Mass and includes the readings for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite (please note the readings differ in the two forms). Updates for both forms will be added before Saturday evening.

ORDINARY FORM
SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

READINGS AND OFFICE:

UPDATE: GENERAL RESOURCES: On the readings in general. Commentaries on the individual readings can be found further below.

  • Sacerdos. Give the theme of the readings, the doctrinal message and suggested pastoral applications.
  • Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background. Can be printed, copied and used for bulletin inserts.
  • Word Sunday. Notes on the readings, a podcast, children’s reading, family activity.
  • The Bible Workshop. Links to relevant articles, reading guide, comparing (i.e., relating) the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., for a homily).

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Jeremiah 23:1-6

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Ephesians 2:13-18

  • Update: Peace Talks. Also from Presentation Ministries.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Mark 6:30-34

  • Update: Daily Gospel. Commentary by St Clement of Alexandria.
  • Update: Food and Love. Reflection on the Gospel from Presentation Ministries.

EXTRAORDINARY FORM
EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Dominica VIII Post Pentecosten ~ II. classis

MISSAL AND BREVIARY:

COMMENTARIES ON THE LESSON: Rom 8:12-17.

  • Lectures on Romans by St Thomas Aquinas (mouse over the middle bottom of the screen and a box with the page numbers will appear. It will read 1 / 610. Erase the 1 and type in 308 then press your ENTER key. This will take you to lecture 2 on romans 8; read it and lecture 3.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL:  Luke 16:1-9.

HOMILIES, TREATISE,  OTHER STUFF:

  • Pending: The Roman Catechism Issued by Council of Trent.

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