Sept. 9, 2012~Resources for Sunday Mass (Orindary and Extraordinary Forms)
Posted by Dim Bulb on September 4, 2012
This post contains resources for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite. Both forms will be updated during the course of the week.
TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
READINGS AND OFFICE:
- Mass Readings (NAB). USA.
- Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down. I’ve seen conflicting reports concerning whether or not it is the JB, or the NJB that is currently used in most English speaking nations. If anyone knows of a Bishop’s Conference site that has a set up similar to the US Bishop’s site linked above (but using the JB or NJB), please let me know.
- Anglican Use Daily Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy similar to the Book of Common Prayer as an ecclesiastically approved variant on the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.” More info.
GENERAL RESOURCES: Individual sites that usually deal with the readings as a whole. Commentaries on the individual readings further below.
- Sacred Page Blog: Jesus the Reverse Psychologist. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma give his reflection on this Sunday’s readings.
- Word Sunday. The readings in both and literal translation, notes on the text, podcast, children’s reading.
- Sacerdos. Gives the theme of the readings, the doctrinal message, and pastoral application.
- Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background on the readings. Can be printed out, copied, and used as bulletin insert.
- The Bible Workshop. Links to several relevant articles, contains a reading guide to the gospel text, a comparison of the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily).
- The Wednesday Word. I’m not sure why it’s called “The Wednesday Word” since it deals with the Sunday readings. Designed for prayer and reflection, the pdf document ends with Father Dom Henry Wansbrough’s reflections on the first and second readings. Fr. Wansbrough is General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible and contributed commentaries on Matt, Mark, and the Pastorals in A New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture.
- St Charles Borromeo Parish’s Bible Study Notes. Notes on all the readings, usually with some background info as well.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 35:4-7a.
- Father Maas’ Commentary on Isaiah 35:4-7a. Actually on verses 1-10.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 146:7, 8-9, 9-10.
- My Notes on Psalm 146. On entire psalm.
- Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 146. On entire psalm.
- St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 146. On entire psalm.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: James 2:1-5.
- Pending: My Notes on James 2:1-5.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Mark 7:31-37.
HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES ON THE GOSPEL: Mark 7:31-37.
- St Ambrose on the Healing of the Deaf Man. The act influenced ancient baptismal liturgies, and the reading has often been used for baptismal catechesis.
- St Ephraim the Syrian On the Evils of the Tongue and Similar Vices. Go to page 4 of the book displayed (page 26 in the pdf document).
- Abuse of Speech. Homily on the Gospel by Fr. Agustine Wirth, O. S.B., a famed preacher of his day.
- On Conformity to the Will of God. Gospel homily by Fr. Wirth.
- Homily on the Gospel. By Bishop Bonomelli.
- Spiritual Deafness and Dumbness. On the Gospel.
- Healing Spiritual Deafness and Dumbness. On the Gospel.
PODCASTS: Commentaries, homilies, reflections, etc.
- Father Francis Martin’s Reflections on the Sunday Readings. A video in 4 parts, each approximately 15 minutes long. The last three deal with the readings, the first is introductory. The link may be time sensitive.
- (1) St Martha’s Parish Bible Study Podcast. Usually looks at the readings in some detail.
- Dr. Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Brief overview of the readings. Usually does a good job of highlighting the major theme(s). Text available.
- Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. Scroll down and click on the link “chapters 6-7.”
- Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily. Not posted as of Wednesday. When available it will be Sermon number 609.
- Father Philip’s Podcast Study on Mark. Scroll down to the podcast on Mark and listen to Session 7.
- Update: Sunday Gospel Scripture Study Video. Very good.
FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Dominica XV Post Pentecosten II. Septembris ~ II. classis
MISSAL AND BREVIARY:
- Daily Roman Missal. Latin and English. Be sure correct date is set.
- Roman Breviary. Latin and English. Be sure Correct date is set.
COMMENTARIES ON THE LESSON: Gal 5:25-26, 6:1-10.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Luke 7:11-16.
- The Miracle of Nain and its Lesson for Christian Souls. Homily on the Gospel.
- The Necessity of Always Being Prepared for Death. Homily on the Gospel.
- Homily on the Gospel. Starts near bottom of the page.
Pending: HOMILY NOTES: